GSEP supports 10 outstanding students to foster expertise in the sustainable energy sector

May 27, 2020

GSEP is proud to support 10 outstanding students from developing countries for the 2020 Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship program. They have been selected from a pool of over 940 applications by an independent academic panel.

As the energy industry faces a major transformation, this program aims at fostering a well-needed young generation of practioners and researchers from different fields, including zero-emission technologies, who will tackle the actual and future challenges of the energy sector. GSEP has supported 135 students from 37 countries since the creation of this scholarship in 2001. 

Congratulations to the 2020 ESED scholarship recipients:

  • Gemechis Adugna from Ethiopia will pursue a Master’s in Renewable Energy Utilization and Management at the Hawassa University in Ethiopia. 
  • Souryadeep Basak from India is pursuing an M.Tech. in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) School of Advanced Studies in India. 
  • Meijun Chen from China will pursue a Master’s in Energy Science and Technology at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. 
  • Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed Mostafa Elsherif from Egypt will pursue a Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy (PPRE) at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg in Germany. 
  • Omar Farhat from Lebanon will pursue a Master's in Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. 
  • Francis Adesayo Katende from Nigeria will pursue a Master in Sustainable Energy Systems at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).
  • Valeria Nuñez Andujo from Mexico will pursue a Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. 
  • María José Parajeles Herrera from Costa Rica will pursue a Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Futures at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom. 
  • Muhammad Atif Saes from Afghanistan will pursue the Master of Science Engineers for Smart Cities at the Université Côte d’Azur in France. 
  • Annisa Sekaringtias from Indonesia is pursuing an MSc in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment at UCL in the United Kingdom.