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Prospective Students

  • Are you interested in coastal resilience studies at the postgraduate level?
  • Do you plan to have a multicultural experience in the heritage and tourism city of Cape Coast, Ghana?
  • Apply for the ACECoR Scholarships for a life-changing experience.

    All you need to know before applying to ACECoR:

    The Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) is Africa's leading higher learning centre dedicated to research and education in the management of coastal areas. ACECoR's primary goal is to train the next generation of coastal scientists and managers, and in effect, build future leaders for the wide spectrum of Africa's emerging blue economy. With a focus on Central and Western Africa, ACECoR offers scholarship opportunities to highly motivated young African nationals with strong research interest to undertake demand-driven and development-oriented research in their home country or anywhere in the sub-Region. Prospective students in other parts of Africa may be considered for ACECoR scholarships based on the quality of their proposed research and motivation to study at ACECoR.

    ACECoR is housed at the Centre for Coastal Management, University of Cape Coast. The University of Cape Coast is an equal opportunity University uniquely placed to provide quality education through the provision of comprehensive, liberal and professional programmes that challenge learners to be creative, innovative and responsible citizens.  The University of Cape Coast has a vision to a University with worldwide acclaim that is strongly positioned for innovative teaching, research, outreach and professional development.