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RUFORUM MasterCard Scholarships for African Students, 2019/2020

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.

Course Level: Undergraduate, Masters

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

To be taken at (Universities): Gulu University and Egerton University.

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

Number of Awardees: 50 Undergraduate and 20 Masters Scholarships

Value of Scholarship: Fully-funded

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.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st March 2019 at 17:00 Hours (GMT+3).