ILRI Graduate Fellowship for PhD Applicants to Study in Burkina Faso

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The International Livestock Research Institute is pleased to offer the ILRI Graduate Fellowship. This fellowship is for international applicants to undertake a Ph.D. research project. The successful candidate will be supervised jointly by ILRI scientist and the university supervisor.

The successful candidate will be supervised jointly by ILRI scientist and the university supervisor. While at ILRI, he or she will also have access to other ILRI researchers so as to develop his or her research.

ILRI will provide a monthly stipend of US$1,000 to the successful candidate, economy return air ticket to Ouagadougou, as well as insurance. ILRI will cover all the research costs related to the student field activities. ILRI does not cover university related fees such as tuitions, living allowances etc.

Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Ability to speak and read in French will be an advantage. They should also be registered as a Ph.D. student at a University in social science, agricultural science or relevant disciplines, having necessary academic background in gender and nutrition or related disciplines and be able to work in a team and with smallholder farmers.

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