The African Economic Research Consortium is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa. The Consortium’s mandate and strategic intent is built on the basis that sustained development in sub-Saharan
The thesis research grants for African PhD researchers in economics will specifically support students whose thesis research proposal is on human capital development in Africa. Research could also be targeted at a country or region.
About African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
African Economic Research Consortium aims for development to occur for sustained sound management of the economy and this development can occur through devoted advanced policy research and training relating to the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa.
Founded in 1988 the organization has certain outlined programs; research, training, and policy outreach integrating postgraduate training, policy outreach within a vast network of researchers, universities, and policymakers across Africa and beyond.
AERC agitates the provision of capacity building in economic policy in Francophone and Anglophone African countries through the provision of support in the areas of policy research and graduate training.
Requirements for AERC PhD Thesis Research Grants
Graduate students are eligible to apply for this award provided:
- They are African graduate students registered in a doctoral degree program in Economics at a recognized university either within or outside Africa;
- They have completed all course requirements for the degree;
- They have successfully defended their proposals and they are in the writing phase of the dissertation;
- They have not received any other funding to support these dissertation activities outlined in the PhD proposal/budget
How to Apply for the AERC PhD Thesis Research
To apply for the ongoing AERC PhD Thesis Research is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started
It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for AERC PhD Thesis Research on or before August 25, 2021