Peter Carpenter Scholarship at University of Sussex, UK 2024/2025

The Peter Carpenter Africa Scholarship programme is hosted within the Climate Science and Society Research (CSSR) group in the Department of Geography, where there is a vibrant research programme into the African climate and related fields.

The program’s aims are to better understand the nature, causes, impacts and consequences of climate variability/change and their representation in models, leading to improved climate information to support climate resilience.

The PhD project can focus on any aspect of African climate science, to be decided taking account of candidates’ interests, experience and career goals.

Type: PhD

Value & Duration of Award:

  • The Peter Carpenter Africa Scholarship is fully funded.
  • All expenses including tuition, accommodation, living expenses at UKRI rates are paid for by the Peter Carpenter Africa Climate Scholarship

Eligible Field of Study: Geography

Eligible Countries: African  Countries

Eligibility: To be considered for this Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria;

  • Hold a a first-class degree in natural sciences
  • Meet the entry requirements for a PhD degree at the University of Sussex
  • Meet the English Language requirements of the University of Sussex

How To Apply: Click on “Apply For This Scholarship” below

  • mail your CV to Professor Martin Todd
  • complete the on-line application at, and clearly state on the application form that you are applying for the Peter Carpenter African Climate Scholarship,
  • leave the research proposal section blank.



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