TheMoBreed mobility grant is open to all trainees from any of the partner universities (TargetGroup 1) and second of all to trainees from other African universities (TargetGroup 2). Currently, 24 MSc scholarships and 9 Academic/ Administrative personnel exchange are offered.
MoBreed, research study target at increasing quality info on the usage and preservation of disregarded and underutilized types (NUS) and crop wild family members (CWR) in Africa, particularly food crops such as fruits, veggies, vegetables, nuts, root and bulbs, and cereals.
Funded by the Intra– Africa Mobility Scheme, a mobility program established by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACAE) of the European Union, MoBreed focuses on balancing training programs amongst its establishing partners on plant breeding and informing high profile breeders who can promote the underutilized crops in Africa to deal with food security problems on the continent. Through this mobility program, trainees will get top quality training on the most recent innovations of plant breeding.
- ApplicationsDeadline: October 5, 2018
- CourseLevel: Scholarships are offered to pursue Doctoral and MSc programs.
- StudySubject: Scholarships are granted in plant breeding and seed biotechnology.
- ScholarshipAward: The scholarship consists of subsistence and settling-in allowances, involvement expenses, and contribution to research study expenses, insurance coverage and travel in line with Agreement with EACEA. It will cover:
- Nationality: TheMoBreed mobility grant is open to all trainees from any of the partner universities (TargetGroup 1) and second of all to trainees from other African universities (TargetGroup 2).
- Number of Scholarships: Currently, 24 MSc scholarships and 9 Academic/ Administrative personnel exchange are offered.
- Scholarship can be taken in Africa
Eligibilityfor the Scholarship
EligibleCountries: TheMoBreed mobility grant is open to all trainees from any of the partner universities (TargetGroup 1) and second of all to trainees from other African universities (TargetGroup 2).
This classification consists of trainees from all partners universities as follows:
- University of Abomey-Calavi; Benin
- University of KwaZulu-Natal; South Africa
- University of Namibia; Namibia
- JimmaUniversity; Ethiopia
- EbonyiState University; Nigeria
All other African nations.
EntranceRequirements: Applicants should fulfill the following requirements:
To be qualified for a scholarship (i.e. financial backing to 3rd parties), master trainees along with doctoral prospects described as ‘’ trainees” should adhere to the listed below requirements at the time of the application for a scholarship:
Students can just take advantage of one scholarship under the Intra-Africa or Intra- ACP scholastic mobility plan (no matter the kind of mobility or the financing task).
Students have actually taken advantage of scholarship( s) under the previous intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme can not get the scholarship under the Intra-Africa scholastic mobility.
In order to fulfill the basic choice requirements for MSc Mobility Grant (optimum 12 months’ scholarship generally for research study), the candidate should have finished the very first 2 terms of a Master of Science course in Agronomy, Biology or any associated fields in his house nation. Students with Genetics, Biotechnology, and plant reproducing background are extremely motivated to use. It is required that the trainees have their very first year MSc Academic records.
Students thinking about to research study in South Africa must likewise send their certifications to SAQA for examination. UKZN will just accept the trainees if their certification is ranked as comparable to a South African honours degree by SAQA. Access the SAQA site at www.SAQA.org.za The kind is likewise published on Mobreed site.
ForAcademic/ Administrative personnel, candidates must hold an MSc or PhD degree in Genetics, Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, Agronomy, Biology or any associated fields. The individual with Genetics, Biotechnology, and plant reproducing background are extremely motivated to use.
How to Apply: Applicants must send finished application and all supporting files by e-mail to lydia.sognon-at-gmail. com with a copy to mobreed.uac-at-gmail. com by 05 th October2018 They ought to suggest in the subject line (if sending by e-mail) or incredibly scribe the envelope (if sending by post) ‘Applicationfor MoBreed MSc/Staff exchange program’. Incomplete applications will be turned down.
Admission guidelines for Doctoral and MSc Studies are to be discovered from potential HEIs site. This application is for MoBreed Project scholarships just. The Scholarship application form together with other needed files must be sent out as a special PDF accessory to: e-mails suggested above. You might download the MS Word variation of the application kind, and total it prior to sending out. Important likewise is the trainee proposition that must be sent out together within the application as ONE SINGLE DOCUMENT, ideally PDF. Other needed files are noted in the application kind and consist of: