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World Bank Scholarship for Specialised Post-Graduate Programme in Agriculture and Sustainable Environment

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ceadese logoThe Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta has commenced the training programme in its World Bank Africa Centre of Excellence in Agriculture and Sustainable Environment. The centre will run specialized international postgraduate courses designated as Master (M.AgSE) and Doctorate (Phd AgSE) degrees in Agricultural Development and Sustainable Environment. The courses are M.AgSE and PhD AgSE in:

  • Crop Improvement and Seed Enterprise Development
  • Livestock Science and Climate Change
  • Food Processing and Value Addition
  • Hydrology and Climate Change
  • Mechanised Agriculture and Climate Change

Limited and Very competitive scholarships are available to candidates from the following countries in West Africa:

  • Benin
  • Gambia
  • Liberia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo
  • Nigeria

The Selection for schloarships is equal opportunity basis with emphasis on gender balance. Thus, women are encouraged to apply

Eligibilty

  • Candidates of all nationalities within and outside africa possessing qualifications equivalent to recognized first degrees in relevant disclines are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with degrees equivalent to second Class Lower Division are eligible to apply for the programmes but only candidates with grade point averages equivanlent to Second Class Upper Division and above shall be eligible to apply for scholarship
  • For Hydrology Programmes, eligible candidates are required to possess Bachelor’s degrees or equivalent in physical, mathematical, hydrological and environmental sciences.
  • For Hydrology Programmes, eligible candidates are required to possess Bachelor’s degrees or equivalent in physical, mathematical, hydrological and environmental sciences.
  • For Mechanized Agriculture Programme, eligible candidates for the M. AgSE programme are required to possess Bachelors degree or equivalent in either Agricultural, Food, Chemical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering.
  • Graduates with first degrees in biological and social sciences are eligible to apply for the M. AgSE programme in any of the agriculture-based options. Since the programme is agriculture-based, applicants from academic backgrounds other than agriculture shall be required to audit relevant pre-requisite courses (that will be determined by the course faculty) in basic agriculture under the B. Agric Programme of FUNAAB.
  • Applicants with degrees from Environmental fields are eligible to apply for any of the options, provided the relevant proficiency to perform in the option can be demonstrated e.g. the need for adequate mathematical backgrounds for Mechanisation and Hydrology progammes. The PhD AgSE programme is open to Master degree holders in the relevant field for the different options in the programme.

Application Site: http://pg.unaab.edu.ng

April 2, 2014 |

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