Monday, December 02, 2013
FELLOWSHIP: Africa’s Land and Food Fellowships, Royal Agricultural University
The programme is specifically linked to the MSc International Rural Development and the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security courses at the Royal Agricultural University. This funding provides for leadership training; the development of professional networks and supporting industrial experience, together with study opportunities on the master’s programmes in agriculture, food and rural development at the Royal Agricultural University.
Fellowships are offered to Africans mainly from Sub-Saharan Africa who have experience in agriculture, food or natural resource exploitation and management; an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa's development.
Scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK and South Africa, provision for networking and a short industrial placement mainly in South Africa under the guidance of Stellenbosch University. Scholarships also cover incidental costs whilst in the UK and on placement in South Africa; however, applicants are advised that funding does not include provision for home and family costs.
Deadline: January 3, 2014