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The University of Cape Town on behalf of the Consortium Universities is pleased to inform you that the new ARISE project funded by European Commission’s Erasmus Munds Programme has been launched and that the call for applications is open from 27th May, 2013 to  16th July, 2013.
University of Nairobi is a member of this Consortium and UoN students are encouraged to apply for scholarship mobility. We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that within the ARISE, Scholarship Scheme, there are several African Institutions that will offer a wide range of academic opportunities that should be of interest to potential PhD and Masters students seeking mobility. Administrative staff members can also get scholarship for one month. ARISE will offer a total of 86 mobility opportunities – 54 Masters scholarships, 22 PhD scholarships and 10 staff mobility scholarships.
The universities in the consortium include: University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Addis Ababa (UAA), University of Ghana (UG), University of Nairobi (UoN), National University of Rwanda (NUR), Makerere University (MU).  International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA) is the Associate partner whereas University of Leuven, (UL) is the Technical partner. In the project’s website you will find important information regarding the application process, available scholarships and mandatory documents.
Potential candidates interested in this new scholarship mobility are therefore advised to carefully read all the available information, namely the applicant’s guide and prepare the necessary documents and information as soon as possible so as to submit a successful application online. Please note that UoN potential postgraduate students and administrative staff qualify only for Target I mobility within the consortium universities except University of Nairobi.  I encourage potential candidates to apply for various opportunities in the various universities.  European Commission pays full tuition, stipend (600-900 Euros per month) insurance, return airfare etc for successful candidates.
Please do not hesitate to contact the coordinating institution (UCT) or the UoN’s CIPL for more details
Further information can be obtained from:
Director, Center for International Programmes and Links
University of Nairobi
Gandhi Wing Room 213