Africa’s Land and Food Masters Fellowship Programme in UK, 2017-2018

The Royal Agricultural University invites applications for masters fellowship programme. Fellowships are open to Africans from Sub-Saharan Africa who have experience in agriculture, agri-business, food or natural resource management.
Fellowships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, airfare, incidental costs.
The RAU, the UK’s smallest publicly-funded university, ranked fourth out of the 12 universities in the South West and placed a respectable 51st out of the 127 UK-based universities
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing master’s programme at Royal Agricultural University.
Study Subject: The programme is specifically linked to MSc’s in International Rural Development, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security and Business Management plus the MBA in International Food and Agri-business.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK, provision for networking and a short industrial placement either in Africa or in the UK. Scholarships also cover incidental costs whilst in the UK and on placement; however, applicants are advised that funding does not include provision for home and family costs. Furthermore, Fellows are expected to return to their own countries following their UK studies to complete their programme and ‘begin to make a difference’.
Scholarship can be taken in UK
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
Fellowships are open to Africans from Sub-Saharan Africa who have experience in agriculture, agri-business, food or natural resource management; an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa’s development. In short, tomorrow’s innovators and leaders.
Nationality: Applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa (AngolaBenin, BotswanaBurkina Faso, Burundi, CameroonCape Verde, Central African Republic, ChadComoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo DRC (Zaire), Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissaau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe,  Senegal,  Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible for this masters fellowship.
How to Apply: Please return your form electronically to: african.fellowship-at-rau.ac.uk .
Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is January 31st, 2017.
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