Yes, one may make a preliminary application to CARTA before being admitted into the program. However, final selection into the program is dependent on admission to one of the nine participating universities.
Kindly browse the list of available supervisors, matching them with your research interest and select those you wish to supervise you. You may then send an e-mail to your chosen supervisor(s) requesting them to supervise you. A supervisor will respond with an email either accepting or declining your request.
No. Beneficiaries of the program must be faculty or staff at one of the participating African institutions and must be committed to contributing towards building capacity at their institutions. Specifically, CARTA seeks to sponsor candidates who aspire to be future leaders in their institutions.
Currently, only CARTA fellows may participate in CARTA organized trainings. However, it is possible that in future the training will be opened to private students
No. Fellows are strongly encouraged to register in their own home institutions, except in cases where the programs they wish to pursue are not offered or they cannot secure a supervisor in their institutions. In such circumstances, fellows are encouraged to register with other CARTA-affiliated institutions within sub-Saharan Africa. If a northern partner is interested in the work of a CARTA fellow, arrangements can be made to have the northern partner host the fellow, provided that the partner institution is willing to take the CARTA fellow on-board.
A split-site PhD program can be allowed if your university has a collaborative arrangement with a northern partner institution, subject to approval by the CARTA Board of Management