The Sokoine University of Agriculture offers scholarship to pursue full-time four-year PhD program in Soil and Water management (by course work and research) during the academic year starting in October 2016.

Brief Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to apply for a full time four year PhD programme in Soil and Water management (by course work and research) during the academic year starting in October, 2016. The selected candidate(s) will be registered in the Department of Soil and Geological Sciences or in the Department of Engineering Sciences and Technology at SUA.

Eligibility: In order to apply for scholarship, applicants must follow the given criteria

  • The applicants, particularly those targeted for the limited AGRA scholarship awards, should already be working with the Agricultural Research Institutions, Universities, Ministry of Agriculture and/or Agriculture sector related Ministries. Candidates with proof of job placement in any of these institutions upon successful completion of the program will also be considered.
  • Not older than 45 years when enrolling in the PhD program (i.e. in October 2016)

Study Program: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD program.

Study Major: Scholarship is awarded in Soil and Water management at Department of Soil and Geological Sciences or in the Department of Engineering Sciences and Technology.

Host Organization: The Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

National/International Students: Applicants from Tanzania can apply for this scholarship.

Governing Body: The Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

How to apply: The potential candidates must fulfill the SUA postgraduate studies application procedures (PGS 001), fill in the attached application forms (PGS 002). The applicant has to request two referees to fill the Referee Report form (PGS 003). Complete applications must be accompanied by applicant’s short CV (not more than 2 pages), certified copies of degree certificates and transcripts, a motivation letter (one page), a brief Concept Note of the expected Ph.D. research and for AGRA scholarship applicants a nomination letter from current employer . The application letter should give the applicant’s full name, contact address, telephone/fax number and E-mail address.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The closing date for applications is 31st August 2016.

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