TWAS & IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships in Mathematics

Scholarship in Applied Science
  • Namibia
  • Apply Before : May 31, 2022

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7356
  • Degree PH.D
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Students who are interested to pursue their doctoral degree in a developing country, or their home country and have high motivation and background in Mathematics, and are able to do the research and teaching of mathematics, students with a high record of GPA, a profession in mathematics, are highly encouraged to apply to the Fully funded fellowship provided by the World Academy of Science (TWAS) and International Mathematics Union (IMU).


  • TWAS
  • International Mathematics Union (IMU)
  • FIMU

Host country: All developing countries                                                 Eligible countries: all developing countries

Level: Ph.D.                                                                                                            Duration: 4 years

Minimum degree required: MSc                                                                 Field of study: 08-Mathematical Science

Limited grants:  10000$ per year                                                            Deadline: 31 May 2022

Partner organization: International Mathematical Union

Grants can cover the following expenses:

  • Tuition fee
  • Accommodation expenses
  • Traveling cost
  • Living expenses based on the cost of the living of the country in which the students want to do their doctoral degree


  • Professional Mathematician with superannuated, but continue to mentor young students
  • The students must be from one of developing countries see the list of developing countries
  • Students must have the pre acceptation of joining for the doctoral program of the first academic year in one of the eligible countries.

Note: the applicants can not nominate themselves and must be nominated by a professional mathematicians.

Eligible Countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China (excluding Hong Kong and Macao), Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, D.P.R. of Korea, D.R. of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s DR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia (FS of), Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, State of Palestine, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, TFYR of Macedonia, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, U.R. of Tanzania: Mainland, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe

Supported documents:

  • Statement from nominator
  • Passport
  • Acceptance letter
  • The budget of total expenses requested
  • Ph.D. Supervisor CV
  • Student’s CV
  • Research proposal
  • Two recommendation letter from student’s nominator
  • Diploma and transcript of Bachelor degree and Master degree
  • Motivation letter
  • Future plans
  • Nominator declaration
  • Student declaration

Note: all of your document must be in English

Obligations of the awardees:

  • The awardees of the fellowship and their research supervisors will be asked to submit an annual report to IMU
  • The students must submit their approved thesis of their Ph.D. and final report on the work carried out to IMU.

How to apply:

  • Nominate eligible students via online application in the IMU website linked below.
  • Fill the online application form and submit.
  • Preference will be given to the female students

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for more details please visit the official website of IMU or TWAS.

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