Application Deadline: Tuesday fifteenth March 2017 at 17:00 Hours (GMT+3).
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in organization with The MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University and Egerton University are actualizing an eight year program with the aim of changing African agrarian colleges and their graduates to better react to formative difficulties through upgraded use of science, innovation, business and advancement for country horticultural change. This is eight year program (2016-2024) and will bolster understudies that are monetarily distraught, those from post-strife and struggle influenced ranges of Africa. Intrigued candidates will attempt their preparation at Gulu University and Egerton University.
Under this association, 110 undergrad and 110 Master’s grants will be given over a time of eight years. The grants target; scholastically meriting yet financially impeded, minimized groups and those originating from strife and post struggle zones of Africa. The grants are viable at Egerton University in Kenya and Gulu University in Uganda.
Understudies enlisted under this grant program will get far reaching grants, initiative improvement, fundamental abilities bolster, business preparing and mentorship and presentation to group engagement.
For the scholastic year 2017/2018, 20 undergrad and 10 aces grants are accessible of which 70% will be for Kenya and Uganda nationals.
For undergrad grants, 60% will be granted to female candidates and half to Masters.
The RUFORUM Technical Committee (RTC) has distinguished the accompanying need programs for the scholastic year 2017/2018 as qualified for application and to be bolstered.
1. Four year education in science in Agri-Entrepreneurship and Communication
2. Four year education in science in Food and Agribusiness
3. Master of Science in Food Security and Community Nutrition
4. Master of Science in Agri-Enterprises Development
1. Four year education in science in Agriculture
2. Four year certification in scientific studies in Animal Science
3. Ace of Science in Community Studies and Extension
4. Ace of Science in Agri-Enterprise Development
This grant opportunity is interested in African understudies of all race, shading, contradiction and who specifically are financially hindered and those originating from struggle and post-strife territories of Africa.
The candidate must be in position to fit the bill for induction into undergrad as well as postgraduate projects at Gulu University and additionally Egerton University as recorded previously.
Understudies as of now having a grant of any sort are not qualified to profit this grant opportunity anybody with a twofold grant if found will naturally be stop
Candidates ought to get application forms for both the grants and confirmation from the college of decision.
Candidates should just apply to one college of decision.
Application structures can likewise be downloaded from the accompanying sites: RUFORUM (www.ruforum.org; http://www.ruforum.org/MCF/); Gulu University (http://www.
gu.ac.ug) and Egerton University (http://www.egerton.ac.ke).
Candidates are urged to precisely peruse the application rules and give all the required data and archives preceding presenting the application.
Females are especially urged to apply. Application accommodation Applications can be submitted in printed version or by email connection to program facilitators in the college of decision.
Applications (PDF) by email connection ought not be more than 1 MB two document connection (college confirmation and grant application).
The due date to apply for the 2017/2018 The [email protected] Scholarships is Tuesday fifteenth March 2017 at 17:00 Hours (GMT+3).
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the RUFORUM MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Award 2017/2018