nutrition | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

Postgraduate Research Scholarships, South Africa

The objective of the PRF Postgraduate Research Scholarships is to provide deserving students with the opportunity to obtain a Masters degree, that will enable them to make a contribution to high quality scientific research in the supply or utilisation of protein in animal nutrition, or both. The subject of study for the Masters degree must fall within the broad framework of the mission, vision and goals of the PRF. Doctoral scholarships will also be considered if the subject of study is deemed to be of a high priority to the PRF.The scholarship is open to citizens of the Republic of South Africa who have qualified for admission to a Masters or Ph D degree at a recognised tertiary institution.

The successful candidate must conduct an approved research project under the leadership of a recognised supervisor at the university concerned. The project may be used towards the fulfilment of the requirements for the postgraduate qualification. A formal contract must be signed by both parties.Candidates should submit PRF scholarship applications to their university administration, and the names of those who have applied for the first time should be listed in priority sequence by the University. Applications from those candidates selected by the university are then submitted to the PRF. Selected candidates may be requested to attend a personal interview, costs of which are carried by the PRF.

Scholarship Application Deadline:30 September,2011

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Scholarship for Short Course – Nutrition in Emergencies, University of Westminster, 2011, UK

Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London. Eligibility: You must be from a developing country.
Criteria: Financial need and to be employed in the relevant sector in a country prone to disaster. Scholarships are available for the short course ‘Nutrition in Emergencies’, which will run from 4 July to 8 July 2011.

Scholarship Application Deadline:06 May 2011

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