2013 ACCI Scholarships for PhD Students in Plant Breeding in South Africa

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2013 African Centre for Crop Improvement funded Scholarships for PhD Students from Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi or South Sudan in the field of Plant Breeding in South Africa. The African Centre for Crop Improvement at the University of KwaZulu – Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa offers this prestigious scholarship to young African scientists who are keen to make Plant Breeding their career. The aim of the ACCI is to train African plant breeders, in Africa, on African crops. This involves 1 years of academic studies at the University of KwaZulu – Natal and 3 years of field research in the student home countries, at their home institution.. This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Subject is Plant Breeding.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must:
· Be under 40 years of age
· Possess a MSc in either Plant Breeding , Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, Crop Science or Horticultural Science or equivalent degree.
· Have a position in their home country as an agricultural research scientist in a national agricultural research institution or NGO, or as a University lecturer.
· Be from one of the following countries: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi or South Sudan.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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