Scholarship Overview

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: University of Sussex
  • Funded by: Sussex alum Peter Carpenter
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: N/S
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 15 April, 2024

Scholarship Benefits

This scholarship is fully funded.


The esteemed Peter Carpenter Climate Change scholarship, a fully-funded PhD opportunity, is offered to African citizens who possess exceptional academic credentials.

How to apply

Should you satisfy the admission prerequisite of possessing a first-class degree in the natural sciences, it’s recommended that you:

Forward your curriculum vitae to Professor Martin Todd via email at [email protected],

Proceed to fill out the web-based application by visiting, directly advancing to the fifth step. Ensure you indicate on your submission that your intent is to apply for the Peter Carpenter African Climate Scholarship and omit filling out the section pertaining to the research proposal.

Additional Information

Thanks to the substantial backing provided by Sussex alumnus Peter Carpenter, we are able to extend scholarships to African students interested in pursuing PhD projects centered on the climate science of Africa.

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