This post was updated on 7 Mar 2016 to include information on how to apply for the ILRI-DAAD Phd scholarships 2016.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is collaborating with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to offer up to eight in region PhD scholarships in 2016 through a co-funding arrangement.
ILRI through its graduate fellowship program will provide an opportunity for successful candidates from sub-Saharan African countries to undertake quality research for development, access ILRI’s cutting-edge research facilities and receive mentorship from ILRI scientists within the following broad ILRI program areas.
- Animal Biosciences
- Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity
- Feed and Forages Biosciences
- Food Safety and Zoonoses
- Livestock, Gender and Impact
- Livestock Systems and the Environment
- Policy, Trade and Value Chains
DAAD is a publicly funded self-governing organization of the institutions of higher education in Germany which promotes international academic exchange as well as educational cooperation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programs.
Successful candidates will be expected to commence their PhD programs earliest 1 September 2016.
For more information on the scholarships and how to apply see the links below.
ILRI-DAAD PhD Scholarship: Animal science for sustainable Productivity (ASSP) – Improved productivity through crop-livestock interventions in Eastern DR Congo and Burundi (closing date: 18 March 2016)
For more information please contact Joyce Maru, capacity development officer (ILRI) on +254 20 4223417 or email CapDev.recruitment[at]cgiar.org.