The Royal Agricultural College and African Trust offers master’s in international rural development and sustainable agriculture and food security fellowships in UK. Students of Africans mainly from Southern and East Africans can apply for this Fellowship. Scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK. Application form can be submitted by electronically and by post till January 7th, 2013.
Study Subject(s): International Rural Development and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree.
Scholarship Provider: Royal Agricultural College and African Trust.
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
-The programme is specifically linked to the MSc International Rural Development and the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security courses.
-Fellowships are offered to Africans mainly from Southern and East Africa who have experience in agriculture, food or natural resource exploitation and management;
-an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa’s development. In short, tomorrow’s innovators and leaders.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Africans mainly from Southern and East Africans can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: This funding has provided for leadership training; the development of professional networks and supporting industrial experience, together with study opportunities on the master’s programmes in agriculture, food and rural development at the Royal Agricultural College. All of the fellows subsequently return to Africa and many are now making significant leadership contributions through their various occupations to managing change in rural development, food supply and security, farming, agribusiness, agricultural education and government.
Number of awards offered: Ten Scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK, provision for networking and a short industrial placement in Africa or the UK. Applicants are advised that scholarships do not cover incidental costs whilst in the UK and are advised that they should make provision in the order of £200 pcm.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is post and electronically.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till January 7th, 2013.
Scholarships for African Students in UK