Category: Sponsorship Opportunities

Call for Application for Master of Science in One Health Molecular Biology


The SACIDS-ACE is a ONE HEALTH Virtual Centre, whose Mission is to harness innovation in science and technology in order to improve Africa’s capacity to detect, identify and monitor infectious diseases of humans , animals, ecosystems and their interactions in order to better manage the risk posed by them. The SACIDS-ACE stems from the concern for a high burden of infectious diseases in Africa … Read More Call for Application for Master of Science in One Health Molecular Biology

CDT-Africa PhD fellowship for African Women


Background The Centre for Innovative Drug Development and Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa) is a World Bank supported centre of excellence for education and research at Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The main aim of CDT-Africa is to serve as a platform for equitable access to interventions (drugs, vaccines, diagnostics and complex interventions) and bring about sustainable development in Africa through high-quality capacity … Read More CDT-Africa PhD fellowship for African Women

2019 Call for Nominations AGNES Grants for Junior Researchers/ Appel à nominations 2019 de la bourse AGNES pour jeunes chercheurs


Language of Application: All applications MUST be submitted in English. I. Programmes We are pleased to announce the “Call for Applications” for two of our funding programmes: 1. AGNES-PAWS Grant for Junior Female Researchers’. This Grant is designed for “Programme Advocating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics” (PAWS) 2. AGNES Grant for Junior Researchers (generally for Male and Female candidates) These two grants … Read More 2019 Call for Nominations AGNES Grants for Junior Researchers/ Appel à nominations 2019 de la bourse AGNES pour jeunes chercheurs

CALL FOR PhD AND MSc. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: STOCK ASSESSMENT, NUTRITION, POST-HARVEST HANDLING, SOCIO-ECONOMICS AND GENDER IN FISHERIES (2019-2022)


Background The Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences (ZEFs), College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University is partnering with the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI) of the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), McGill University, Canada and NUTREAL Limited to implement a 3-year multidisciplinary project focusing on “Harnessing dietary nutrients of under-utilised fish and fish processing by-products to reducing micronutrient deficiencies among vulnerable … Read More CALL FOR PhD AND MSc. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: STOCK ASSESSMENT, NUTRITION, POST-HARVEST HANDLING, SOCIO-ECONOMICS AND GENDER IN FISHERIES (2019-2022)

Bourses de doctorat PASET RSIF: Bourse de formation doctorale de 3-4 ans dans le domaine thématique prioritaire PASET RSIF


Le Partenariat pour les compétences en sciences appliquées, ingénierie et technologies (PASET) est une initiative pilotée par le continent africain avec l’objectif de renforcer les compétences en sciences appliquées, en ingénierie et en technologies afin de poursuivre la transformation socio-économique de l’Afrique subsaharienne. Le Fonds Régional de Bourses d’études et d’Innovation (RSIF) est le programme phare du PASET. L’objectif principal du RSIF est de … Read More Bourses de doctorat PASET RSIF: Bourse de formation doctorale de 3-4 ans dans le domaine thématique prioritaire PASET RSIF

PASET RSIF PhD scholarships: 3-4 Year Doctoral Training Scholarship in PASET RSIF Priority Thematic Area


The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) is an African-led initiative with the objective of strengthening skills in the Applied Science, engineering and Technology to further socio-economic transformation in sub- Saharan Africa (SSA). The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) is the flagship program of PASET. The primary objective of RSIF is to train high quality PhD and post-doctoral students … Read More PASET RSIF PhD scholarships: 3-4 Year Doctoral Training Scholarship in PASET RSIF Priority Thematic Area

DOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER THE PHD GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS AT RUFORUM MEMBER UNIVERSITIES


About the Call By 2050 demand for food in Africa is projected to grow by 2.5 to 3 times the level of 2015. At the same time, Africa continues to import a lot of its staple food, with the African Development Bank estimating that over US$35 billion is spent on food imports. This figure is expected to rise to US$125 billion by 2050. For … Read More DOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER THE PHD GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS AT RUFORUM MEMBER UNIVERSITIES

Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) Commissioned Studies: Public – Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation.


The Science Granting Councils Initiative in sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) is a 5-year Initiative which aims to strengthen the capacities of Science Granting Councils (SGCs) in sub-Saharan Africa in order to support research and evidence-based policies that will contribute to economic and social development. The objectives of this Initiative are to strengthen the ability of Councils to (i) manage research; (ii) design and monitor research … Read More Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) Commissioned Studies: Public – Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation.

Call for rural youth Agribusiness Entrepreneurs support.


The Eastern Africa Farmers’ Federation in partnership with IFAD is calling on rural youth groups in agriculture and agribusiness related enterprises to submit business proposals for support in accessing: Technical support to develop enterprise ready investment proposals, Agri-business incubation services and mentorship Potential funders/ investors and other partnership opportunities The proposal can be on an existing businesses/start-ups run by youth with a view of … Read More Call for rural youth Agribusiness Entrepreneurs support.

MASTERS FELLOWSHIP: Supporting Young Talented Female Scientists


The World Bank is partnering with eight Governments in Eastern and Southern Africa in an innovative project with the aim of improving the quality of training and research in higher education, and reducing the skill gaps in key development priority areas. The Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) Project supports the governments of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, … Read More MASTERS FELLOWSHIP: Supporting Young Talented Female Scientists

Scholarship: The African Center for Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems 2018/2019 Intake


The African Center for Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE) is a regional center of excellence that is funded by the World Bank through the Government of Uganda. The main objective of ACALISE is to streamline the production of high level, well-motivated and ethically conscious critical mass of Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems experts. The center which is hosted at Uganda Martyrs University collaborates quality postgraduate … Read More Scholarship: The African Center for Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems 2018/2019 Intake

RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2018 is now open


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a consortium of 85 Universities in 35 African Countries, is pleased to announce the 2018 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC). The overall purpose of the RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) is to catalyse entrepreneurship through promotion of business innovation and provision of seed funding to young entrepreneurs with creative and innovative business … Read More RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2018 is now open

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