The Royal Agricultural College, UK, announces African grants and fellowships for students from Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Mozambique and Cameroon in the UK.
Since the fellowship programme was launched in 2005, over a million pounds has now been generously provided by donors in support of the programme.
This funding has provided for leadership training; the development of professional networks and supporting work experience, together with study opportunities on the master’s programme in International Rural Development at the Royal Agricultural College.
All of the Fellows subsequently return to Africa and many are now making significant leadership contributions through their various occupations to managing change in food supply and security, farming, agribusiness, agricultural education and government.
African Grants Fellowships Eligibility
- This award opens to Africans from Southern and Eastern Africa
- Candidates who have experience in agriculture, food or natural resource exploitation and management will be given priority;
- Candidates should have an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa’s development.
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The fellowship will cover tuition fees, accommodation, living costs, flights to and from the UK and provision for networking and a short industrial placement in the UK.
The Programme is specifically linked to the MSc International Rural Development and the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security courses.
African Grants Fellowship Application
Applications are invited from eligible candidates; interested candidates may apply for the scholarship online.
African Fellowship applications must download and complete both the application and reference forms to reach on or before the mentioned deadline.
Application deadline: 31st March.
For more information, contact details and application materials; see – African Fellowships