Scholarship Opened

Deadline: 31st July, 2021

The Regional Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (RCEES) is inviting qualified candidates to apply for the following postgraduate programs: 

  1. Msc and PhD programs Sustainable Energy Engineering and Management. Click here for more details about the program.
  2. MSc and PhD programs in Environmental Engineering and Management. Click here for more details about the program.

Candidates should apply directly to the UENR Graduate School



Applicants should purchase an e-voucher for Two Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis only (GHS 250) from the following points:

  1. Finance Directorate, UENR Main Campus, Sunyani
  2. UENR ACCRA OFFICE, located in the Office Complex of the Vice Chancellors Ghana (VCG) on the UPSA road. (Contact person: Mr. Richard Hammond. Tel: 0246565451).
  3. GCB Bank Branches Nationwide
  4. ZENITH Bank Branches Nationwide
  5. GhanaPost Offices Nationwide


All applicants are required to complete the online application registration using the Voucher Number and PIN.

Submission of Completed Application Forms Once the process has been completed, candidates must print out three (3) copies of the completed application form from the portal and submit together with all the following relevant documents by courier services to the address provided below:

  • Certified copies of all certificates
  • Original copy of transcript(s)
  • Two sealed referee reports
  • Research proposal

The Secretary
School of Graduate Studies
Box 214

Deadline for the submission of application forms is, Tuesday, 31st August, 2021.

Applicants must note that fees paid to the University are NOT refundable.


Foreign applicants should email or to receive details for the online application.

Scholarships are invited from qualified candidates!! (DEADLINE – JULY 31ST)

Please complete the university online application before applying for the scholarship.


  • Detailed CV
  • Scan copy of your passport biodata
  • Two recommendation letters (one from a supervisor at the Master’s level if applying for a PhD)
  • Official transcripts and certificates for BSc and MSc degrees
  • Proof of ability to communicate in English for Candidates from non-Anglophone countries
  • Motivation letter (Maximum two pages). PhD and MSc candidates are to submit a letter of motivation outlining why you want to study, what makes you well-suited to study in your chosen specialization how your home country stands to benefit after your training.
  • Short concept note (Maximum three pages). PhD and MSc candidates are to submit a short concept note outlining the justification, objectives, methodology and expected outcomes of a research idea.

Females are encouraged to apply


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2019/2020 Admissions into Master and Doctoral Research program in Environmental Engineering Management and Sustainable Energy Management.

Call for Applications

(Scholarship Available)


  1. Background

Regional Center for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (RCEES) in the University of Energy and Natural Resources seeks to provide educational training to all stakeholders including graduate students (MSc/MPhil/PhD) on sustainable energy projects to bridge the skill gap. The Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering was established in 2012 with the aim of fully integrating various energy generating technologies and environmental issues to meet the changing demands of the energy industry particularly in Ghana and the West Africa sub-region. In this regard, more candidates will be trained by offering tailored postgraduate programs and short courses that address this skill gap by training more competent personnel in sustainable energy technologies. Key thematic research areas to be covered include includes but not limited to:

• Research into the use of renewable energy, especially for the off-grid and island communities

• Development of energy transformation strategies – transition from the current supply systems to renewable power generation systems

• Strengthening the use of smart distributed technologies – Smart grid and smart distributed power generation systems, and energy efficiency.

• Development of sustainable low-cost technologies for rural electrification

• Environmental issues related to energy supply and demand, and sustainable development

  1. Objectives

The main objective of this Center is to conduct internationally competitive training and research in Sustainable Energy Management and Environmental Engineering Management, aimed at turning out high quality graduates to drive the socioeconomic development of the sub-region in Energy/Power Development using an environmentally sustainable approach. The Center is part of the Energy and Environmental Engineering Department under the School of Engineering.

  • Eligibility

The Postgraduate Programs for both MSc and PhD in Sustainable Energy Management and Environmental Engineering Management is opened to excellent students and engineers with a Master of Science Degree in scientific or in engineering disciplines. Candidates with technical strengths in Physics, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent are preferred.

Requirement for admission to the program:

  • Be citizen of one of the West African countries
  • Complete application form (see link below)
  • Submit maximum of 2 pages motivation letter outlining your fitness to the program and how this training will benefit your home country and West Africa
  • Supply a copy of all transcripts and certificates
  • Provide your CV
  • Provide 2 recommendation letters
  • A maximum 3 pages (for MSc) and 5 pages (for PhD) concept notes of research ideas outlying research background, justification, main objectives, methods and expected results.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!
  • Language requirement

The program training language is solely in English. Francophone candidates that provide evidence of competence in English are preferred. However, the program will provide 3 months English class for successful francophone candidates prior to the starting of the training.

  • Scholarship and research support

A full scholarship and research support will be provided to some successful candidates based on the following:

  • Maintained a high grade during the coursework
  • Successfully develop and defend research proposal during the first 6 to 12 months of the program.
  • Both stipend and research support are provided to fellows
  • The continuation of the disbursement of the related supports are subjected to successful evaluation of progress report provided by student
  • Program duration

The program duration is 2 years for MSc and 3 years for PhD.

  • Application procedure and contact

National Students (Ghanaian)

Ghanian Students are to follow the University of Energy and Natural Resources admission process. Buy a postgraduate form and satisfy the requirements Visit UENR website for more details. And the follow the MSc link or the PhD link and upload necessary documents for scholarship application.

Regional Students (Non-Ghanaian)

To apply, please follow the MSc link or the PhD link and upload necessary documents.

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