Application for Small Grants for Graduate Internship


The Association of African Universities (AAU) has intensified its advocacy for students from African universities to acquire employable skills for the world of work upon graduation from their universities.

Through financial assistance from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), the AAU has secured some funds to offer small grants of up to US$600 per person for graduate internships for its member universities.

This application has been simplified and made flexible. Register an account to start the process. Uncompleted forms can be save, exited and continued at another time

Please download Terms of the Internship Click here

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L’association des universités africaines (AUA) a intensifié ses activités de plaidoyer pour les étudiants des universités africaines. Ceci afin que ces étudiants puissent à acquérir des compétences professionnelles pouvant les préparer au monde du travail après leurs parcours universitaires.

Grâce à l’aide financière de l’Agence Suédoise de Développement International (ASDI), l’AUA a obtenu des fonds pour offrir de petites subventions allant jusqu’à 600 $ US par personne pour les stages d’études supérieures du troisième cycle pour ses universités membres.

Cette procedure d’inscription est flexible, et a été simplifié pour votre utilisation. Pour faire une demande pour une bourse, veuillez créer un compte pour lancer l’opération. Dans le cas où vous ne pouvez pas compléter votre demande, vous pouvez enregistrer, quitter, et continuer les demandes incomplètes à une autre occasion.

Veuillez télécharger les Termes et conditions du Stage Click Here

Source: https://www.aau.org/subs/grin/

RUFORUM awards six grants for Dryland Cereals Research


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The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to announce the recipients of Dryland Cereal Research grants and Research Internships (MSc and Doctoral Field Attachments). RUFORUM in collaboration with CGIAR is implementing the Dryland Cereals Programme responding to the new RUFORUM business strategic plan 2020 which aims to build capacity of new generation of scientists. This will be achieved through real experiences within systems and value chains, exposure realized in advanced science labs and high performing employment ready graduates.

In 2014 RUFORUM signed a memorandum of Agreement with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT) to enable universities link with research institutions in order to build hands-on capacity of promising scientist in Africa through field attachments/ internships and collaborative research. Under this arrangement, graduates are expected to work on the research under the supervision of the university supervisor and CGIAR mentor who has expertise in the dry land cereal crop of their choice.

After a competitive and rigorous selection process, we are pleased to present to you the successful applicants for the dryland cereal fellowship programmes as per the categories below;

Research Fellowships for Doctoral Grants : A total of two Research doctoral grants have been awarded. The Doctoral Research grants aim at contributing to the student’s research, thesis preparation and dissemination of results to PhD students who are self – financed or sponsored and have successfully completed course work at a host university. The value of the scholarship is $15,000 per student.

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