The Graduate Scholar Program is administered by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). It invites outstanding students of agriculture and related sciences to compete for a number of M.Sc. or Ph.D. scholarships every year.
The postgraduate scholarship program is open to nationals of sub-Saharan African countries.
Candidates for an MSc scholarship must have a BSc or an equivalent degree while candidates for a PhD scholarship must have an MSc or an equivalent degree, in relevant agricultural sciences.
Employees of non-governmental organizations, private sector organizations, universities as well as employees of national agricultural research institutes are encouraged to apply.
IITA particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.
Duration: MSc scholarship – 2 years; PhD scholarship – 3 years.
Registration: Tenable in universities in African countries. Preference is given to candidates who have secured admission to a university.
Benefits: Cost of travel, tuition fees, operational costs of research, allowances (for living expenses, books and thesis production); insurance and medical expenses.
For more Details and application visit; Graduate Scholar Program website: Graduate Scholar Program