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RUFORUM MasterCard Scholarships for African Students 2018/2019

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University, and Egerton University to enhance the application of science, technology, business, and innovation for rural agriculture.

Eligible Countries: African countries. 70% will be for Kenya and Uganda nationals.

Fields of Study: The RUFORUM Technical Committee (RTC) has identified the following priority programs for the academic year 2018/2019 as eligible for application and to be supported:

Gulu University

  1. Bachelor of Science in AgriManagement
  2. Bachelor of Science in Food and Agribusiness
  3. Master of Science in Biosystems Engineering
  4. Master of Science in Agri-Enterprises Development
  5. Bachelor of Science Education (Agriculture)
  6. Master of Science in Food Security and Egerton University

Egerton University

  1. Bachelor of Agribusiness Management
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and Extension
  3. Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
  4. Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management
  5. Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
  6. Master of Science in Agronomy

Course Level: Undergraduate, Masters

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • This scholarship opportunity is open to African students of all race, colour, dissent and who in particular are economically disadvantaged and those coming from conflict and post-conflict areas of Africa.
  • The applicant has to be in position to qualify for admission into undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs at Gulu University and/or Egerton University as listed above.
  • Students already having a scholarship of any kind are not eligible to benefit this scholarship opportunity anyone with a double scholarship if found will automatically be discontinued.

Females are particularly encouraged to apply

Method of Application: Applicants should obtain application forms for both the scholarships and admission from the university of choice. Applicants shall only apply to one university of choice. Application forms can also be downloaded from the Scholarship Webpage link below.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st March 2018