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The African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions is a regional non-governmental ....

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COVIDSET 2013 - Successful !!!

COVIDSET 2013, the fifth Conference of Vice Chancellors,..

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L’ORÉAL Fellowships are open to women scientists in Sub-Saharan

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How to get involved in the African Content Award in Mobile Technology

  The African Development Bank in partnership with World Summit Award is launching a Special Africa Content Award in mobile technology in 35 African countries. The award will be presented to African winners at our next Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation in Rabat Morocco (October 14-17, 2014).

Award categories include: 1) m-government and participation; 2) m-environment and health; 3) m-learning and education; 4) m-entertainment and lifestyle; 5) m-tourism and culture; 6) m-media and news; 7) m-business and commerce; 8) m-inclusion and empowerment.


Tech-I Competition

Are you a female scientist or entrepreneur? Do you have a great science or technology startup or an idea but question whether GIST Tech-I Competition is for you? Some of the greatest innovators and entrepreneurs who have been involved with the GIST Initiative have been women, and we are looking to encourage you to visit aaas.org/tech-i/apply to submit your application and to learn more about this program. Still not convinced it’s for you? Hear what GIST Tech-I Finalist Nermin Sa’d has to say about her experience at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EESOdhgqBhc&feature=youtu.be.


Advanced Workshop and School on Megathrust Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Megathrust Earthquakes and Tsunami
12 - 25 October 2014
Miramare, Trieste, Italy
The application form can be accessed at the activity website http://agenda.ictp.it/smr.png?2609
Once in the website, comprehensive instructions will guide you step-by-step, on how to fill out and submit the application form.

Telephone: +39-040-2240576 Telefax: +39-040-2240585
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ICTP Home Page: http://www.ictp.it

PhD Scholarships in the Graduate School of Economic and Management Sciences, Stellenbosch University

The Graduate School of Economic and Management Sciences (GEM) is accepting applications for its full-time PhD programme.

Suitable candidates are invited to apply for three-year full-time doctoral scholarships in the research programmes of the Graduate School in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, to commence studies in January 2015. Citizens of African countries are specifically encouraged to apply.

Scholarships are available to the maximum value of R130 000 per year for three years. Further information on the current research themes, application procedures and forms are available at

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2014

Click here for more information

UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences

The announcement on the extension of the call for nominations of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences. Originally scheduled for the 30 May 2014, has been extended to 15 July 2014.
For more information, kindly click the links below
Call Nomination Prize (View)
Appel Candidature Prix (View)

L’Oréal-UNESCO Fellowships For Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa


 Call for Applications 2014

Women scientists who are nationals or permanent residents of any country in Sub-Saharan Africa have from 22 May to 21 August 2014 to apply for the 2014 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Regional Fellowships. The Program aims to honour 10 talented African women for the quality of their research and assist them to pursue a brilliant career in science in any Sub-Saharan African country.

5 Fellowships of € 5,000 each will be granted to 5 African Ph.D. students and another
5 Fellowships of € 10,000 each will be granted to 5 African postdoctoral researchers.

The age limit for applicants is 40 years for Ph.D students and 45 years for postdoctoral researchers.
All applications can be made at the following online application platform www.fwis.fr as of 22 May 2014.
All questions should be addressed via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or contact Mary Matemu on +254 20 7622620.

Click here to register
Click here to download Call for Application Poster


2015 Japanese Government Scholarships

The Japanese Government Scholarships program for 2015 is now open. We would like to inform you that we will be holding two seminars in order to share more information on the scholarship. The details are as follows:
Date: Saturday 10th & Wednesday 14th May 2014
Time: 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill


Connect with us

The ANSTI Coordinator
UNESCO Nairobi Office
UN Gigiri Complex UN Avenue
P.O. Box 30592-00100 Nairobi, Kenya

Email: info@ansti.org   
Telephone: +254-2-7622619/20
Fax: +254-2-7622538