Peter Carpenter Scholarship in UK 2024 | Apply Now

The prestigious fully-funded Peter Carpenter scholarship is awarded to African citizens with top-level academic qualifications.

The Peter Carpenter Africa Scholarship is offered under the very generous support from Sussex alum Peter Carpenter, to African students to undertake PhD projects on Africa climate science.

In this post, we will discuss the details, requirements, benefits, and the step-by-step procedure for the Peter Carpenter Scholarship.

Peter Carpenter Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: UK
  • Study Abroad: Study in the UK 
  • Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | PhD Scholarships 
  • Eligible Countries: African Students
  • Reward: Full Scholarship
  • No IELTS Required 
  • Deadline: April 15, 2024

Peter Carpenter Scholarship Details:

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.

Requirements for Peter Carpenter Africa Scholarship 2024

To be considered for the Peter Carpenter Africa Scholarship, you must:

  • 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

Benefits of Peter Carpenter Scholarship 2024

  • 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

How to Apply for Peter Carpenter Scholarship (Step by Step)

To apply for the Peter Carpenter Africa Scholarship, interested and qualified applicants should;

  • click on the button below to visit the scholarship application webpage
  • mail your CV to Professor Martin Todd  [email protected]
  • 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.
  • Applications should be submitted by 15 April 2024.