PhD Scholarships for International Students in Rice Value Chains

Sunday, July 7, 2013
AfricaRice is offering scholarships related to the rice value chain, in the field of agronomy, mechanization; gender, agribusiness, marketing or any other related field.

The research will comprise in-depth research conducted in a specific hub(s) in one of the member countries of AfricaRice.

Candidates must satisfy the target university’s admission requirements for PhD studies.
Candidates must have identified a supervisory Professor at a reputable University, who must have agreed to the research proposal written by the applicant.
Strong preference is given to PhD candidates already enrolled in a University, and which have finished all
or most of the coursework requirements.

The scholarships are open to nationals from any country.
Strong preference is given to candidates that are enrolled in any reputable African university.

Application procedure
Application details are on (follow the link on “Capacity Development”).

Candidates will be required to send the following to Mrs. Adandedjan (
(1) application form;
(2) coverletter;
(3) curriculum vitae;
(4) a brief proposal of the research (one-page maximum);
(5) endorsement letter of a supervisory Professor;
(6) BSc diploma;
(7) MSc diploma;
(8) if applicable, proof of enrolment in a PhD program at a reputable University;
(9) if applicable, transcripts of PhD coursework at a reputable University.

Closing date: 31 July 2013

Click here for further scholarship details and application


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