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New PhD Programme by UNESCO-TWAS: Scholarships for Climate Research

Thanks to the support of Sida (, TWAS ( has launched a new PhD Scholarship Programmefocusing on Climate Research for Students from Least Developed Countries (LDCs)The programme is called: “TWAS-Sida PhD Scholarships for Climate Research for students from LDCs”.

The first call for applications has just opened, and PhD scholarships will be awarded to promising candidates from LDCs ( Applicants must have obtained their MSc in a scientific area relevant to the topic of climate change, which is broad and interdisciplinary, or they must obtain it by December 2022.

Deadline:  5 October 2022.         Age limit:  35 Male, 40 Female.         Nationality:  LDCs only.         Minimum degree held:  MSc.

Full details about this programme are available at:

Please, we ask for your help to disseminate this scholarship opportunity for students from LDCs as widely as possible.

A brochure in PDF is attached which you may forward to interested candidates.



TWAS will hold a webinar on 14 September 2022 at 11 am CET to present the programme and its mechanisms.

On that occasion, TWAS will answer any doubts and questions from potential applicants.

You can register for the webinar at the link below:

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