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PhD Scholarship 2012 Under BSU Initiative, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

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  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    Study Subject(s):Subject taught in university
    Course Level:phD
    Scholarship Provider: Danida and is co-funded by the participating universities
    Scholarship can be taken at: Ghana, Tanzania and Denmark

    Only applications from candidates that fulfil the below criteria will be considered: An MSc/MA/MBA/MPhil degree has been completed at the time of application. Candidate must be below 40 years of age at time of application. Candidate must be a staff member of Sokoine University of Agriculture. Candidate must not already be registered as PhD candidate at Sokoine University of Agriculture or any other university.

    Scholarship Open for International Students: No

    Scholarship Description: The Growth & Employment Platform (GEP) is one of four platforms in the initiative “Building Stronger Universities in Developing Countries” (BSU). BSU is a partnership between research and higher education institutions in developing countries and Danish universities. The overall objective of the BSU initiative is to strengthen universities in developing countries to increasingly play a role in the economic, social and political development of the societies in which they are located. The GEP initially involves partner institutions from Ghana, Tanzania and Denmark. The development objective of the platform is to enhance the capacity of partner institutions in Ghana and Tanzania to promote sustainable growth and employment through research, education and dissemination of research findings.

    The academic foundation of the GEP rests on three academic competence areas with multiple interfaces across partner universities:

    (i) Development economics;
    (ii) Management and leadership; and
    (iii) Agriculture and agribusiness.

    How to Apply: By Email and by Post

    Scholarship Application Deadline: 25 October 2011

    Follow this link for Further Scholarship Information and Application