Africa Land and Food Masters Fellowship Program for Sub-Saharan Africans in UK, 2017-2018


Africa Land and Food Masters Fellowship Program for Sub-Saharan Africans in UK , and applications are submitted till 1 January 2017 – 15 January 2017African Fellowship Trust is inviting applications for masters fellowship for Sub-Saharan Africans. The programme is specifically linked to the MSc International Rural Development and the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security courses at RAU in UK. Scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK (and where applicable to and from South Africa), provision for networking and a short industrial placement either in Africa under the guidance of Stellenbosch University or in the UK. Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): Royal Agricultural University | UK

Level: Masters- MSc degree at Royal Agricultural University in UK.

Field(s): The programme is specifically linked to the MSc International Rural Development and the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security courses at RAU in UK

Deadline:  1 January 2017 – 15 January 2017

Funded By: African Fellowship Trust


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Africa Land and Food Masters Fellowship is targeted for Applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo DRC (Zaire), Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, 

Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, 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) 

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No:Ten African fellows each year will be awarded.

Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers: Scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK (and where applicable to and from South Africa), provision for networking and a short industrial placement either in Africa under the guidance of Stellenbosch University 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.

Description

Since the Africa Land and Food Masters Fellowship was launched in 2005, over £1.6 million has been generously provided by business donors, and since 2012 the UK Government, in support of the programme.

This funding is provided for leadership training; the development of professional networks and supporting industrial experience, together with study opportunities on Master’s programmes in agriculture, food and rural development at the Royal Agricultural University.

Fellows subsequently return to Africa and many are now making significant leadership contributions through their various occupations to managing change in rural development, food supply and security, farming, agribusiness, agricultural education, research and government.

The programme is linked to the MSc International Rural Development and the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security courses.

Eligibility

‣ Africa Land and Food Masters Fellowship is offered to Africans from Sub-Saharan Africa who have experience in agriculture, 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.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ You should apply online to the Royal Agricultural University by the deadline of the 1 January 2017 – 15 January 2017

‣ If you are unable to apply online you can download and complete both the application and reference forms.

‣ These should then be submitted electronically or posted to the address specified on the forms.

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date:  1 January 2017 – 15 January 2017

If you have any questions regarding the African Land and Food Fellowship Programme, please email African.Fellowshipapplications@rau.ac.uk.  

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Africa Land and Food Masters Fellowship


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