GSEP supports 9 outstanding students to foster expertise in the sustainable energy and electrification sector

May 31, 2021


GSEP is proud to support 9 outstanding students from developing countries for the 2021 Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship program. They have been selected from a pool of over 930 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 in the fields of sustainable energy and electrification who will tackle the actual and future challenges of the energy sector. GSEP has supported 144 students from 37 countries since the creation of this scholarship in 2001. 


Congratulations to the 2021 scholarship recipients: 

  • Idaresit Isaac Abraham from Nigeria is pursuing a Master’s in Control Engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) in Nigeria. 
  • Hagar Fares from Egypt is pursuing an MSc in Sustainable Development at the American University of Cairo in Egypt.
  • Sukriti Mahajan from India is pursuing a master’s degree in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management at the TERI School of Advanced Studies in India. 
  • Ikhsan Mahfudin from Indonesia will pursue a Master’s in Electrical Engineering at Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia. 
  • Ariadne Rentería Castañeda from Mexico will pursue an EIT InnoEnergy Master’s in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems jointly at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. 
  • Sadia Riaz from Pakistan will pursue a Joint Master’s Degree in Decentralised Smart Energy Systems at the University of Lorraine in France. 
  • Osman Abekah Siddiq from Ghana is pursuing a Master of Philosophy in Renewable Energy Technologies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. 
  • Hadish Habte Tesfamikael from Eritrea will pursue an Erasmus Mundus Master Course in in Sustainable Transportation and Electric Power Systems coordinated by the University of Oviedo in Spain. 
  • Kadek Dwi Wahyuadnyana from Indonesia is pursuing a master’s degree in Engineering Physics at the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) in Indonesia.