Scholarships for 2017

Call for applications: - Scholarships for Master of Science in Agriculture, Plant Breeding

The School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa invites potential candidates with an Honours or a 4 year BSc Agriculture degree in Plant Breeding, Crop Science, Agronomy or Horticulture to apply for the scholarship. This is a 2-year programme incorporating coursework modules, an internship and a research dissertation. The programme will commence in January 2017.

Applicants from Southern African countries should send electronic copies of their CV, Honours or BSc Agric graduation certificate and certified University Academic Records, and a motivation statement (maximum 1 page) to Jayshree Singh at by the 30th  of June 2016. Candidates from Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique are encouraged to apply.

E-mail further enquiries to Dr Julia Sibiya at

Successful candidates will be notified via email, if you have not received any communication from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.



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