The Aquaya Institute (Aquaya) is an independent, non-profit research and consulting organization dedicated to safe, equitable, and sustainable water and sanitation in low-resource settings. Our mission is to improve public health by reducing the burden of waterborne diseases. Aquaya was established in 2005 to provide development agencies, governments, and implementing organizations with a trustworthy and agile resource for conducting rigorous research, experimentation, and evaluation.
Aquaya has completed projects spanning public health, economics, technology development, and social entrepreneurship in over 20 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We have published or contributed to over 40 peer-reviewed research articles and produced numerous other reports and publications.
Aquaya maintains an office in Nairobi, Kenya. Staff members are also in the US, Ghana, Uganda, France, Ethiopia, and Morocco. Many of our projects are carried out in collaboration with academic research groups and expert consultants.
About the Fellowship Program
AQUAYALEARN – LEADING AN EMPOWERED AFRICAN RESEARCH NETWORK 2023 FOR KENYAN AND GHANAIAN STUDENTS
Fellows will be based in Nairobi/Accra office and receive the following support:
• Coverage of travel expenses (including a one-round trip to Nairobi/Accra and all research-related travel)
• A stipend for lodging and additional living expenses
ARE YOU MSC OR PHD STUDENT ENROLLED IN A KENYAN OR GHANAIAN UNIVERSITY SPECIALIZING IN PUBLIC HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, OR URBAN PLANNING?
DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR APPLYING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TO SOLVE FUNDAMENTAL DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES?
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO COLLABORATE WITH LEADING RESEARCHERS DEDICATED TO SAFE DRINKING WATER AND BETTER SANITATION IN AFRICA?
If you answered yes to all of the above, apply now for a three-month research fellowship with The Aquaya Institute.
Please submit your resume via e-mail to email@example.com and a thoughtful cover letter by the 15th April, 2023. Once your resume is received, an additional screening survey and activity will be added. This position will be open until filled. Please explain your interest in Aquaya’s mission and actions in your cover letter. Please also tell us what you hope to achieve at the end of the fellowship.
Applications due: 15th April 2023
Start date: 1st May 2023