The African Water Resource Mobility Network (AWARMN)

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The African Water Resource Mobility Network (AWaRMN) is a programme of the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme which aims to promote cooperation between higher education institutions (HEIs) and support mobility in Africa. The overall objective of the scheme was to enhance human capital development in Africa, while strengthening intra-African cooperation in higher education as called for by Agenda 2063. The specific objectives of the Intra-Africa Africa Mobility Scheme were to

  • increase the employability of students
  • improve the quality of higher education in Africa and its relevance to Africa's development vision
  • strengthen the modernisation and internationalisation of African higher education institutions
  • promote the development of an African higher education and research space

Click here for more information on the Intra Africa Academic Mobility Scheme (include the following link: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/intra-africa_en)


AWaRMN was established with the aim to address the most pertinent water-related needs on the African continent.

The objectives of AWaRMN are:

  • to increase the number of highly qualified and competent (MSc and PhD) graduates in the field of water resources in Africa
  • to build and sustain teaching and research capabilities among partner institutions
  • to design and implement research programmes based on collaboration and cooperation 
  • to facilitate student and staff mobility to promote multiculturalism and internationalisation among African HEIs
  • to contribute to innovation and water technologies that advance social-economic development in Africa
  • to enhance professional career development and employability of graduates


African Water Resources Mobility Network launch video

AWarMN Impact Monitoring Report

Important message to international students/potential applicants: Please be cautious when receiving any publicity inviting you to apply for an Intra-Africa scholarship or a message to pay a fee to be selected as a scholarship holder. We have been informed of numerous attempted scams. Before giving out any personal data, please always verify that the information comes from a trustworthy source. Please also note that the African Water Resources Mobility Network (AWaRMN) will never solicit payment from candidates in order to benefit from its scholarship. Our scholarships are fully funded by the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme of the European Union. If you are in doubt regarding the authenticity of any scholarship offer, contact the AWaRMN secretariat at awarmnadmin@ru.ac.za.

Partner Universities

Rhodes University (South Africa)

More information: www.ru.ac.za.

Federal University of Technology (Nigeria)

More information: www.futminna.edu.ng

Makerere University (Uganda)

Read more, visit:  https://www.mak.ac.ug/

University of Kinshasa (DRC)

More information: https://www.unikin.ac.cd/

National Higher School of Hydraulics

More information: https://www.ensh.dz/ 

TU Delft (Netherlands)

More information:  http://www.tbm.tudelft.nl/en/