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Call for applicants for TWO PhD scholarship opportunities

Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI), University of Nairobi with funding from Netherlands hereby invite applications for two PhD scholarships under the project Remote Sensing for Community-driven applications: from WA+ to co-learning (RS-4C). Subject to satisfactory performance and legal requirements, each PhD scholar will obtain a degree from The University of Nairobi.

For more information and how to apply, please see the attached file. 

Post-doctoral Research Assistant -Funded by Wyss Academy for Nature Scholarship 2024 - Call for Applications

The Wyss Academy for Nature Hub East Africa, is strengthening its research arm in Nanyuki, Kenya, and seeks to appoint one Post-doctoral Research Assistant (PDRA) in exploring the impact of global warming on the regional climate, water resources, biodiversity and human livelihoods within the Ewaso Ng’iro basin, and countrywide. Specifically the PDRA will explicitly engage with the advisors on the Wildlife Corridors and Migratory Routes Initiative, which is one of Kenya’s Vision 2030 Flagship Projects for the Environment.


Are you looking to enhance your understanding of environmental impact assessment (EIA) and environmental auditing (EA)? The Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) at the University of Nairobi (UoN) June 2024 INTAKE is now ON for these short courses.

This practical program equips participants with the knowledge and skills to conduct effective EIAs and EAs, ensuring responsible environmental practices within their organizations.

Why Apply?

Fully funded DANIDA Scholarships 2024 - Call for Applications

The University of Nairobi (UoN), the University of Copenhagen (UCPH), and the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) with funding from DANIDA hereby invite applications for three PhD scholarships under the project Governing Nature based Solutions: The prospects for a just green transition in Kenya (JUCAN – Justice, Carbon, Nature).

For more information and how to apply, click here.