Announcements: Scholarships and awards

Calls for applications from RUFORUM

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a consortium of 66 universities operating in 26 African countries.

Mastercard-RUFORUM scholarships
RUFORUM is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation to implement a scholarship program to transform African agricultural universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development. For the academic year 2018, 45 Bachelor and 15 Master scholarships are available.  Students enrolled under this program will receive comprehensive scholarships, leadership development, life skills support, entrepreneurship training and mentorship and exposure to community engagement. The scholarships are tenable at Egerton University in Kenya and Gulu University in Uganda.
Application deadline: 31 March 2018
For more information: https://blog.ruforum.org/2017/11/04/apply-now-mcfruforum-scholarships-2018/

Graduate Teaching Assistantships
The RUFORUM program for Graduate Training Assistantships (GTA) is offering support for 325 PhD training opportunities. Eligible applicants must be a staff member at a RUFORUM member university and nominated for PhD training by their university.
Application deadline: candidates may apply at any time
For more information: https://blog.ruforum.org/2017/03/23/phd-training-opportunities-under-the-ruforum-graduate-teaching-assistantship-program-2/