2016 AGRA Tanzanian PhD Scholarships at SUA, Tanzania


The Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania  is inviting suitably qualified candidates from Tanzania to apply for the AGRA Tanzanian PhD Scholarships. This scholarship is available for pursuing full-time four-year Ph.D. program in Soil and Water management (by course work and research) during the academic year starting in October 2016.

The scholarships will be available on competitive basis. Successful candidates will receive financial support. The AGRA scholarship will cover tuition, accommodation, book allowance, stipend, and cost of Ph.D. field research. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as female candidates will be given priority for scholarship awards.

The applicants should already be working with the Agricultural Research Institutions, Universities, Ministry of Agriculture and/or Agriculture sector related Ministries. In addition, they must have at least M.Sc. in areas of soil/agricultural/earth/environmental sciences, land and water management, or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution.

Complete applications must be accompanied by applicant’s short CV (not more than 2 pages), certified copies of degree certificates and transcripts, a motivation letter (one page), a brief Concept Note of the expected Ph.D. research and a nomination letter from current employer.

The deadline for applications is 31st August 2016.

Application procedures and more information can be accessed here

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