RAU Africa Land and Food Fellowships for Africans 2015/2016

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2015/2016 RAU Africa Land and Food Fellowships for Africans; interested and Qulaified applicants are advised to read the guidelines below:

About The Programme
Since the Fellowship was launched in 2005, over £1.6 million has been generously provided by business donors, and since 2012 the UK Government, in support of the programme. This funding is provided for leadership training; the development of professional networks and supporting industrial experience, together with study opportunities on Master’s programmes in agriculture, food and rural development at the Royal Agricultural University.

Fellows subsequently return to Africa and many are now making significant leadership contributions through their various occupations to managing change in rural development, food supply and security, farming, agribusiness, agricultural education, research and government. The programme is linked to the MSc International Rural Development and the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security courses.

RAU Africa Land and Food Fellowships for Africans 2015/2016

Type Of Contest: Scholarship/Fellowship

Eligibility
Fellowships are offered to Africans from Sub-Saharan Africa who have experience in agriculture, food or natural resource management; an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa’s development. In short, tomorrow’s innovators and leaders.

What Is at Stake?

    • The Scholarship covers tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK (and where applicable to and from South Africa), provision for networking and a short industrial placement either in Africa under the guidance of Stellenbosch University or in the UK.
    • Scholarships also cover incidental costs whilst in the UK and on placement; however, applicants are advised that funding does not include provision for home and family costs.

How To Apply

Interested and Qualified applicants for the 2015/2016 RAU Africa Land and Food Fellowships for Africans should: Read the Guidance on completing the application process for the programme. Applicants are also advised to keep themselves familiar with the rules and guidelines of the programme.

Application Deadline
November 30th, 2014

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