African School of Fundamental Physics and Application 2018 (Funded)

Deadline: January 31, 2018. 

Members of the International Organizing Committee made a site visit to Namibia on June 12-16, 2017. The objective of the site visit was to meet with the Local Organizing Committee and to converge on a program of actions leading towards a successful ASP.

The 5th edition of the biennial African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications, ASP2018, will take place on June 24 – July 14, 2018 in Namibia.

The ASP activities consist of the following components:

1. A 3-week scientific program for 60–80 students from all over Africa with a minimum if 3 years university education in mathematics, physics, computing and/or engineering;

2. A one-week workshop is organized to train 70–80 high school teachers for improved physics teaching;

3. A one-week program that consists of outreach to motivate 200–250 learners to develop and maintain interest in physics;

4. A 5-day professional, international scientific conference organized in parallel to the students and teachers activities. It includes invited and contributed talks in many different tracks;

5.A forum that consists of talks, discussions and debate about the role and the future of ASP in capacity development in Africa;

6. Continuously,  active mentoring and coaching program to help ASP students.

  • Bursaries & full support for selected students

Application materials needed:

  • CV
  • Statement of interest.
  • All university transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation from university advisor

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