Thanks to the support of Sida (, TWAS ( has launched a new PhD Scholarship Programme, focusing 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:

To download the flyer, click here.

*This information is shared by AFF on behalf of TWAS