Category: Sponsorship Opportunities

Scholaships: MAPRONANO PhD and Masters in Engineering and Health Sciences


The Africa Center of Excellence in Materials, Product Development and Nanotechnology (MAPRONANO ACE) supported by the World Bank and hosted by the College of Engineering Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) at Makerere University, Kampala Uganda is announcing Master’s and PhD scholarships for academic year 2018/2019. The scholarship program is meant to support research costs for local and regional students in their second year of … Read More Scholaships: MAPRONANO PhD and Masters in Engineering and Health Sciences

Fellowship: Future Africa-Carnegie Early Career Research Leadership


The University of Pretoria is excited to announce a new Early Career Fellowship that aims to develop research leadership for the African Bioeconomy. Capacity in this focus area is crucial to help address Africa’s most urgent challenges and opportunities for sustainable and inclusive development. The fellowship has unique elements that focus on both technical research and leadership skills development. It will aim to support … Read More Fellowship: Future Africa-Carnegie Early Career Research Leadership

Fellowship: East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative


The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative invites African researchers to apply for a 4 month fellowship (sabbatical) at the University of California, Berkeley, to be completed during Fall 2018 (September-December), or Spring 2019 (January -May).To be eligible, researchers must be residents of an East African country ( Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan,or Uganda) and hold a staff or student position … Read More Fellowship: East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative

Scholarships: Intra – Africa Academic Mobility Program Msc, PhD and Staff Scholarship


OVERVIEW The EU under its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, has provided funding to support training of graduate students in African universities. In this mobility program, six African partner institutions and one EU Technical partner will collaborate in the training of professionals to strengthen fragile ecosystems (FE) management in Africa, which will lead into reduced environmental degradation and sustained food production by small-scale farmers. Partners … Read More Scholarships: Intra – Africa Academic Mobility Program Msc, PhD and Staff Scholarship

CREATES Scholarships: 10 Masters and 5 PhD for regional candidates available starting April, 2018


Masters Call The Centre for Research, Agricultural advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability in Food and Nutritional Security (CREATES), hosted by the School of Life Sciences and Bioengineering at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) has opened its second call for Master´s scholarship opportunities for qualified regional candidates. The newly established African Centre of Excellence aims to support young African Scientists … Read More CREATES Scholarships: 10 Masters and 5 PhD for regional candidates available starting April, 2018

Scholarships: Masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) at Moi University


Moi University is a public University and a RUFORUM member University located in Eldoret, Kenya. The University offers world class training both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. As a result of successful application of World Bank funding during the African Center of Excellence II bidding by Eastern and Southern African states, the University is hosting African Center of Excellence in Phytochemicals, Textile and Renewable … Read More Scholarships: Masters (MSc) and Doctorate (PhD) at Moi University

Scholarship: Partnership for Training Scientist in Crop Improvement for Food Security in Africa (SCIFSA)


What is the program about? The EU under its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme has provided funding to support training of graduate students in African universities. In this mobility programme, five African partner institutions and one EU technical partner will collaborate in the training of professionals to achieve sustainable crop production that shall lead to increased yield and enhanced food and nutritional security. A total … Read More Scholarship: Partnership for Training Scientist in Crop Improvement for Food Security in Africa (SCIFSA)

women in science mentorship program: Partnerships for enhanced engagement in research.


Only 28 percent of women worldwide have careers in science, as reported in the 2015 UNESCO science report. While this has been slowly increasing, it still remains low. One persistent challenge is that high numbers of women drop out of academic research and teaching in the sciences in the early stages of their professional careers. If there were a greater number of female role … Read More women in science mentorship program: Partnerships for enhanced engagement in research.

Press Release: Announcing 32 RUFORUM Grant Recipients


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) periodically puts out calls for grants and scholarships and invites eligible members from our member universities including researchers and students, people in the academia and members of the public to apply, as a way of supporting research and development, and training a new generation of scientists for Africa. RUFORUM is grateful to all applicants … Read More Press Release: Announcing 32 RUFORUM Grant Recipients

DAAD-RUFORUM In-Country /In-Region Doctoral Scholarships available for 2018/2019 Academic intake year


I. About the Call The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) Secretariat is pleased to announce a call for PhD scholarships available through the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) funding support. These scholarships are targeting both in-country/in-region (sub-Saharan Africa) applicants to support selected RUFORUM regional PhD Programmes in the Eastern and Central Africa (ECA). The scholarships are tenable for the 2018/19 … Read More DAAD-RUFORUM In-Country /In-Region Doctoral Scholarships available for 2018/2019 Academic intake year

Apply Now: MCF@RUFORUM Scholarships 2018


Deadline Extension: 31 March 2018  The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 85 universities in 35 African countries. The partnership focuses on ‘Transforming African Agricultural Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development’. The aim of partnership is to transform African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental … Read More Apply Now: MCF@RUFORUM Scholarships 2018

Call for PhD Applications: Opportunities in Oil Field Chemicals Research, Petroleum and Environmental Studies


PhD Training Opportunities in Oil Field Chemicals Research, Petroleum and Environmental Studies at University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a consortium of 66 universities operating in 26 African countries across the African continent is working in partnership with its member universities to support rebuilding of university staff capacity in order to meet the escalating demand … Read More Call for PhD Applications: Opportunities in Oil Field Chemicals Research, Petroleum and Environmental Studies

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