The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation, Gulu University, and Egerton University to offering Scholarship opportunities to Africans who are willing to pursue a degree program at the above mentioned Institutions.

Course Level: Undergraduate, Masters

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

To be taken at (Universities): Gulu University, Uganda and Egerton University, Kenya

Eligible Fields Of Study: 

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

Number of Awardees: 50 Bachelors and 20 Master scholarships

Value of Scholarship: Fully-funded

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this program, applicants must :

  • be Africans
  • be economically disadvantaged and those coming from conflict and post-conflict areas of Africa.
  • be in position to qualify for admission into undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs at Gulu University and/or Egerton University
  • have excellent academic records
  • Be less than 25 years for Bachelor and less than 30 years for Master studies

Method of Application: Application forms can be obtained from the following places:

  • Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Gulu University Main campus
  • Gulu University website at

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Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st March 2019

Award Provider: MasterCard Foundation, Egerton University, Gulu University