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
Fields of study
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.
How to apply
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)