The Center seeks to offer limited competitive Masters and PhD scholarships to eligible applicants from Kenyan, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan, and Burundi.
Preference will be given to students from the following institutions that are key partners in the project:
University of Rwanda, Rwanda
University of Juba, South Sudan
University of Burundi, Burundi
Gulu University, Uganda
Egerton University, Kenya
Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya BecA ILRI
Female applicants and students from countries emerging from conflict will be given special consideration.
This is a comprehensive scholarship that will cover tuition fees, thesis research costs, stipend (to cover living expenses and hostel) and a return air-ticket for applicants from outside Kenya and Uganda.
Applicants must meet the admission criteria for postgraduate programmes of Egerton University.
MSc applicants must have attained at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in relevant agricultural science or related field.
PhD applicants must have successfully completed masters or equivalent in a relevant agricultural science or related field.
Applicants must submit a recommendation letter from their Head of Department, Dean or Principal of the specified institution collaborating with the CESAAM center.
Qualified women are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.
Interested candidates may apply either online, or by post enclosing their applications in envelope marked CESAAM programmes, to the addressees below. The applicant must submit the following documents:
Application cover letter
Certified copies of transcripts and certificates
For PhD applicants, a concept note of not more than 4 pages stipulating research area of interest
N/B: The deadline for applying for the scholarships is April 30, 2017.
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