Call for Applications: Master’s and PhD Mobility Programme Mobility Scholarship
The Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scholarship Programme is a cooperation and mobility programme in the area of higher education. It promotes cooperation between higher education institutions and supports
mobility in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific regions.
The Programme aims to increase access to quality education that will encourage and enable students to undertake postgraduate studies and to promote student retention in the region along with the mobility of staff (academic and administrative) while increasing the competitiveness and attractiveness of the institutions themselves.
Under this framework, HEED-Africa is one of the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Programme projects funded by the European Commission.
Further details about the Programme can be found on the EACEA website:
The Harmonization of Entrepreneurship Education for Sustainable Development of Africa (HEED-Africa) project is made up of a consortium of partner universities from Africa and Europe. The consortium comprises Addis
Ababa University, Coordinating Institution (Ethiopia), the University of Ghana (Ghana), Milpark Education (South Africa), Makerere University (Uganda),
Kyambogo University (Uganda) and the University of Wolverhampton (United Kingdom).
HEED-Africa strives to foster the development of student and staff academic exchange through systematic academic mobility flows framework in a joint study, research, academic activities, and mobility agreements across five regional higher education institutions.
The main objective of HEED-Africa is to develop and implement harmonized knowledge ecosystems in entrepreneurship through embedding. It also aims to create the learning conditions to increase the ability of graduates to
become job creators rather than job seekers’ administrative staff.
HEED-Africa will support Master’s Degree students who wish to pursue semester-based courses and/or undertake their Master’s thesis work at one of the Host Universities, in a form of a Credit-Seeking or Degree-Seeking Scholarship.
HEED-Africa will support PhD Students who wish to pursue semester-based PhD courses or undertake their Dissertation work at one of the Host Universities, in a form of a Credit-Seeking or Degree-Seeking scholarship.
HEED-Africa calls for academic and administrative staff to apply and join one of the five African universities for a short-term Visiting Scholars