Sharing Capacity to Build Capacity for Quality Graduate

Sharing Capacity to Build Capacity for Quality Graduate
training in Agriculture in African Universities (SHARE)
“ This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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About the SHARE Scholarship
SHARE is a partnership of 12 African Universities in Eastern, Central, Southern and Western Africa lead by Makerere University in Uganda. The members
of the partnership are Stellenbosch University (South Africa), Haramaya University (Ethiopia), Makerere University (Uganda), Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique), University of Zambia (Zambia), Gezira University (Sudan),
Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (Kenya), Lilongwe
University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Malawi), University of Burundi (Burundi), Abomey Calavi University (Benin), and University of Cape Coast
(Ghana), University of Port Harcourt (Nigeria). The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is an associate partner.
The Project is funded by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive
Agency for the European Commission. The project will support 11 staff and 62
students (44 Masters and 18 PhD) exchange in various disciplines of agriculture from within and outside the 12 member countries of the partnership.
What the Scholarship Covers
Successful candidates will be entitled to the following: 1. Tuition and other university charges (participation costs: EUR 3,500 for Masters and EUR 4,000 for PhD) annually
2. A monthly subsistence allowance of EUR 600 for Masters, EUR 900 for PhD and EUR 1,000 for Staff.
3. Settling in allowance for students worth one months’ stipend.
4. Health Insurance of worth EUR 75 per month
5. A return Air-Ticket
6. A refund to Visa costs
For additional Information, please have a look at our website: www.asharecap.com
Programs Sponsored by the SHARE Scholarships
Country
HEI
Language
of
Instruction
Uganda
Makerere University
English
South Africa
Stellenbosch University
English
MSc: Research Methods
Kenya
English
Master of Philosophy in Agricultural
Extension
Jomo Kenyatta University
of Science and
Technology (JKUAT)
Ghana
University of Cape Coast
English
MSc in Aquaculture and Fisheries
Malawi
MSc: Agricultural Economics
Mozambique
MSc in Agrometeorology and Risk
Management
Ethiopia
Haramaya University
English
MSc in Management of Natural Resources
and Bioversity
Benin
Abomey Calavi University
French
Programme
PhD in Agricultural and Rural Innovation
PhD in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
MSc in Plant Breeding and Seed Systems
PhD in Agricultural Sciences
MSc in Food Science
Lilongwe University of
Agriculture and Natural
Resources
Eduardo Mondlane
University
English
English
Eligibility for SHARE Scholarships
Target Group One (TG1):
Staff and Students currently teaching, enrolled/ registered or recommended by a Partner HEI. Students
applying for Postgraduate Scholarships must have completed Bachelor
or Masters study (for PhD applicants) in recognized HEI. They must
be nationals of the partner country.
Target Group Two (TG2):
Applicants from an eligible country
outside the partner countries. These
are nationals and/or residents of
other African countries not represented by the SHARE consortium.
For additional Information, please have a look at our website: www.asharecap.com
Application for a SHARE Scholarship
Applications for SHARE Scholarship will
authority)
be sent to the SHARE Project Coordi-
• Recommendation letter from the part-
nator using a standard application form
ner HEI (sending institution) is mandato-
which can be downloaded from the
ry for only TG1.
project website (www.africasharecapac-
• Academic Testimonials/Transcripts
ity.com )
indicating grades obtained-in previous
Applications for admission will be to the
Degrees.
respective host universities that offer the
• Curriculum Vitae/Resume
preferred academic programme. (See
• Appointment Letter (applies to Aca-
SHARE supported Academic Pro-
demic Staff members)
grammes).
• Certificate of Language proficiency;
Application Deadline: Calls for applica-
only if the language of instruction in
tion will be posted on the project website
the programme applied for is different
above. Please check the website
from that used in your previous studies.
regularly. ** Specific universities may require addi-
Requirements for Application
tional information for Admission. Please
• A copy of your Passport data page
follow the requirements on the applica-
or National ID (issued by a national
tion forms for admission.
Appeal to the selection decision
In case a candidate feels that the decision of the scholarship selection committee is unfair or
biased and have sufficient ground to believe so, they can appeal against the decision through
the SHARE Secretariat.
Procedure for appeal is as follows:• An appeal letter addressed to the SHARE project Coordinator ([email protected]) copy to [email protected] The letter should clearly state the grounds for the appeal. No additional submissions will be accepted for the appeal.
• SHARE secretariat will forward the appeal to the scholarship award committee for consider
ation within a week from the date of receipt of the appeal.
• The scholarship award committee will consider the appeal and make a decision within two from date of receipt of the appeal.
• The SHARE secretariat will communicate the decision of the scholarship awards committee within two days from the date the decision is made.
For additional Information, please have a look at our website: www.asharecap.com
Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar
Sharing Capacity to Build Capacity for Quality Graduate Training in Agriculture in African Universities
University
Makerere University
Country
Uganda
Title
PhD Agricultural
and Rural
Innovations
PhD Plant Breeding
and Biotechnology
Close of
Start of
Admissions
application applications
February
31st March
Start of Program
June
August
20th February 22nd March
5th April
6th May
8th May
5th June
30th July
2nd September
Any time
June
July
MSc Agricultural
Economics
October
December
January
MSc Aquaculture
and Fisheries
Science
Any time
April
June
01 March
31 March
May -June
July
September
November
January
1st April
January
March
MSc Plant
Breeding and Seed
Systems
Jomo Kenyatta
University of Agriculture
and Technology
Haramaya University
Eduardo Mondlane
University
LUANAR Bunda College
of Agriculture
Stellenbosch University
Kenya
Ethiopia
Mozambique
Malawi
South Africa
MSc Research
Methods
MSc
Agrometeorology
and Natural Risk
Management
PhD Agricultural
Sciences
September
February
August
MSc Food Science
University of d’Abomey
Calavi
Benin
University of Cape Coast
Ghana
MSc Management
of Natural
Resources and
Biodiversity
MPhil Agricultural
Extension
June/July
August
For additional Information, please have a look at our website: www.asharecap.com
Life on Campus
For information about life on campus, please check the following
websites or contact the coordinators of the different host institutions
Makerere University
Web site: http://www.mak.ac.ug
Assoc. Prof. Paul Kibwika
Department of Extension and Innovation Studies,
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,
P.O. Box 7062 Kampala
Tel. +256-712-566952
+256-794-566952
Email: [email protected]
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Web site: http://www.jkuat.ac.ke
Prof. Losenge Turoop
P.O. Box 203, 01001-Kalimoni, Kenya
Tel. +254 723 150 658
Email: [email protected]
Haramaya University
Web site: http://www.haramaya.edu.et
Dr. Lisanework Nigatu
Department of Plant Sciences,
P.O.Box: 108, Haramaya, Ethiopia
Tel. +251-910-105100
Email: [email protected]
Eduardo Mondlane University
Web site: http://www.uem.mz
Dr. Joao Mutondo
Faculty of Agronomy and Forestry Engineering.
Main Campus, Building # 1,
For additional Information, please have a look at our website: www.asharecap.com
P.O.Box # 257. Maputo, Mozambique.
Tel. +258-826617857
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Web site: http://www.bunda.luanar.mw
Prof. Jeremiah Kang’ombe
Bunda College of Agriculture,
Tel. +265 999 330 855
Email: [email protected]
Stellenbosch University
Web site: http://www.sun.ac.za
Prof. Linus Opara
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences,
Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
Tel. +27 (0)21 808 4064
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
University of d’Abomey Calavi
Web site: http://www.uac.bj
Prof. Assogbadjo Achille
FSA-UAC, 05 BP 1752,
Cotonou, Republic of Benin
Tel. +229 95055975;
+229 96687213
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
University of Cape Coast
Web site: http://www.ucc.edu.gh
Prof. Turkson Paa Kobina
Dean’s office, School of Agriculture,
Cape Coast Ghana.
Tel. +233-332132709
Email: [email protected]
For additional Information, please have a look at our website: www.asharecap.com
For Details Contact:
The SHARE Project Coordinator:
Assoc. Professor Paul Kibwika
Makerere University
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
School of Agricultural Sciences
Department of Extension and Innovation Studies
Tel: +256 – 712-566 – 952 (cell phone)
Fax: +256-414-531641
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]
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