RESEARCH PROJECT – CERTIFICATIONS OF CITIZENSHIP IN AFRICA (CERTIZENS)
SUPPORTED BY - THE DANISH DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
With funding from the Danish Development Research Council, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Makerere University is inviting applications from well-qualified students for two interdisciplinary PhD positions as part of the Uganda country component of a cross-country collaborative research programme titled Certifications of Citizenship in Africa (CERTIZENS). This is a collaboration between the Department of Development Studies at Makerere University, the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana and the Centre of African Studies at the University of Copenhagen.
CERTIZENS is an interdisciplinary, multi-layered research project, which explores the complexities of regimes of citizen certification and the forms of identification these generate, circulate, manage and attempt to control, in selected African settings.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are made online through the electronic application form found at: http://admissions.mak.ac.ug. Click on ‘Admissions’ then ‘Online Applications’. To access the form, you will need to create an account if you do not already have one, and then use the email address and password from your account.
Application fees payable by Telegraphic Transfer
Through any Bank in your country, you will pay to Bank of Uganda using the details listed below.
Bank Name: Bank of Uganda
Bank Address: Kampala, Uganda
Account Name: Uganda Revenue Authority Collections
Account Number: 003410158000002
Currency: Uganda Shillings
Swift Code: UGBAUGKA
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
The completed application form and accompanying support documents, must be submitted online by Friday, 4th September 2020.
The PhDs are fully funded for four years, starting in January 2021 and concluding in December 2024.
Details on the scholarship, specific and general requirements, eligibility, funding and contact persons in the document attached here.