2016 TRAHESA Project Scholarships for Selected African Countries


Applications are invited for TRAHESA Project Scholarships. These scholarships are open to  students of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Zambia. Ten scholarships are available for pursuing MSc degree program within the field of health of aquatic resources.

Successful candidates will register as full-time students at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Tanzania where they will undertake the coursework for one year before returning to their home countries for research under the supervision of the partner Universities implementing the TRAHESA project.

Candidates should be holders of Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine (BVM), Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Fish Health and Safety related fields or other equivalent degrees in relevant fields in natural and environmental sciences. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates are expected to have, in addition to relevant academic qualifications, excellent communication skills, good command of spoken and written English and perspectives on the future use of MSc skills for teaching, research, and extension as well as for self-employment under the Private sector.

Applications should be submitted to focal persons in respective institutions. Potential candidates are  to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and certificates, 2 names of academic referees whereby at least one of them being the immediate work supervisors and a one-page concept note. The concept note should contain an outline of the rationale for the proposed study, objectives, methodological approach and expected outputs.

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