Western Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists Network

Scholarships/ fellowships

Occasionally, there are updates and announcements on the WIOMSA Blog pertaining to scholarships and fellowships, please check here for the latest news.

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Call for Participation in the International Ocean Human Resource Development Project

There is still time for under 30 ECOPs and students to apply for this opportunity to cruise the Caribbean waters.


The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM), located in Hamburg, Germany, offers several PhD positions to outstanding students interested in interdisciplinary climate research.

PhD position in Advanced aquatic pollution modeling and event forecasting

An opportunity for a PhD position in the fields of aquatic pollution monitoring and modeling at the University of Siena, in Tuscany Italy, has opened.

Opportunity for Students, Postdocs, and Early Career Scientists from the Southwest Indian Ocean Region to participate in a research cruise

The Wood Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) is organizing a research cruise, funded by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and endorsed by the Indian Ocean Expedition (IIOE-2)

MSc opportunity at Rhodes University

Investigate the population structure and gene flow and the movement patterns of dugong populations off the Mozambiquan coast, using a combination of molecular techniques and stable isotope analysis. This research...

Early Career Visiting Professionals Program for 2022

The IORA Indian Ocean Blue Carbon Hub is pleased to announce applications for the Early Career Visiting Professionals Program for 2022 are now open. This is an opportunity for an...

UCT/SAEON PhD and Post doc positions

A joint SAEON/UCT project, in collaboration with the University of Plymouth, UK, is looking to fill a postdoc and PhD position (both of three years duration). The project focusses on...

Preregistrations for the VLIR-UOS scholarships for the MSc Oceans & Lakes 2022-2024 are now open!

Oceans & Lakes is an interuniversity master programme that provides students with a strong fundamental and applied knowledge in the scientific research and management of marine and lacustrine systems. Though...