Graduate Teaching Assistantships from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture
RUFORUM’s program for Graduate Training Assistantships (GTA) grants support for 325 PhD training opportunities during the next four years. The GTA aims to improve the quality of higher education and increase the pool of PhD academic staff in RUFORUM’s member universities by facilitating cross-university PhD studies and teaching. Applicants need to be nominated for PhD training by his/her university. RUFORUM Secretariat assists in facilitating placement of the nominated staff to universities with the appropriate fields of the required training. The GTA accepts rolling applications (no deadline).
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The successful applicants will meet the following criteria: Must be a staff member from a RUFORUM Member University who has been nominated for PhD training by his/her university; Should have support letter from the sending University confirming nomination and support for travel, stipend, medical insurance and research funds; Applicant should have a Master degree relevant to the proposed field of PhD study; Applicant should identify, apply and be admitted to the graduate program by the host University; Applicant should complete the RUFORUM GTA application form which should be submitted at the same time that the application form is submitted for PhD admission.
To apply for the Graduate Teaching Assistantship online, carefully follow the instructions below: 1. Visit the RUFORUM Information Management System and create an account. The link is: http://rims2.ruforum.org/ 2. You will then click to apply for a scholarship 3. Ensure you pick the correct scholarship call ID which is: GTA 2020.