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Call for Applications: BWS Plus Collaborative Student Exchange Programme

11 February 2021
INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION STUDIES (IESS)
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
&
UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED FOREST SCIENCES (HFR)
ROTTENBURG, GERMANY
 
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
1.0 Project Backgroud
The three-year BWS Plus Collaborative Programme seeks to promote learned experiences and build students’ capacity in developing micro business projects focused on waste management. The programme involves student and staff educational exchanges to be undertaken through the use of virtual platforms and field visits. The activities are open to only students of HFR, specifically the Water Resource Management Class and the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies. Specifically, the collaboration intends to achieve the following objectives:
  1. Identify or appreciate the issues of waste management from an African perspective
  2. Undertake joint development of micro-business projects with student involvement
  3. Provide an opportunity for students in Ghana and Germany through virtual learning platforms and exchange visits to Germany and Ghana identify problems, learn from each other and develop sustainable waste management related microbusinesses.

Having identified a number of micro-business projects in first year (Cohort I), the Programme now seeks applications from interested students (Cohort II - Project Development and Implementation) for the implementation of the projects.

1.1 Successful Students would have the chance of participating in:

  • Joint Online Course on Waste Management in the International Context
  • Joint Project Implementation
  • Fully sponsored excursion involving Ghanaian and German Students, soon after the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions
 
1.2 Responsibilities of Successful Applicants
  • Successful candidates must adhere to Programme
  • Must be available to participate fully in the programme activities
 
1.3 All applications must submit
  • A 1-page CV emailed as part of the Application
 
1.4 Applications with the subject heading: “BWS Plus Collaborative Project_Student Name” should be sent to prosperyaw@gmail.com copying dnukpezah@staff.ug.edu.gh

1.5 Deadline for Application: Monday March 8, 2021