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.

Community Action Research Programme

RUFORUM is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation to implement the programme, Transforming African Agricultural Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development (TAGDev). TAGDev’s Community Action Research Programme aims to extend university activities to work more closely with rural communities. The programme focuses on crops and livestock value chains of strategic importance in Kenya, Uganda, and other African countries. Window 1 invites proposals from Egerton University and Gulu University. Window 2 is open to all other RUFORUM universities.
Application deadline: 31 October 2017
For more information: https://blog.ruforum.org/2017/08/07/call-for-proposals-ruforum-community-action-research-programme/

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/