Fully Funded AfriPlantSci Summer School Scholarships for Early Career Researchers in Kenya, 2019

Applications are invited for AfriPlantSci Summer School Scholarships for Early Career Researchers in Kenya. This is a 2-week, residential program, which gives an interactive learning experience to researchers.

ACACIA will train, support and mentor the African and UK crop research scientific community to have a greater future impact on key African agricultural challenges. ACACIA will provide African crop researchers and institutes with the access to cutting-edge technologies required to accelerate crop improvement in Africa. ACACIA will conduct world-leading research for development to accelerate the improvement of important African food crop species.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: September 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue research. This includes MSc students, PhD students and researchers recently graduated from their studies (within 5 years).
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to do research in Plant Health. This course will cover a broad range of science related to plant health, combined with the practical hands-on experience of the latest techniques which can advance research in this area.
  • Scholarship Award: Registration, Travel and Accommodation costs for the course will be covered for successful applicants.
  • Nationality: This scholarship is available for researchers from sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Kenya

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for researchers from sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

AfriPlantSci invite applications from early-career researchers from across sub-Saharan Africa whose research falls within the broad topic of Plant Health. This includes MSc students, PhD students and researchers recently graduated from their studies (within 5 years). Potential attendees should have the aspiration to build their careers through international networks and a passion to address plant health challenges in Africa.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Online Application

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