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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).
Opportunity Information
Africa - All countries
Fellowship/scholarship


Detailed Opportunity Information


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.



Grants (https://ruforum.wordpress.com/2017/03/23/phd-training-opportunities-under-the-ruforum-graduate-teaching-assistantship-program-2/)
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Linkages to CBD Initiatives
1. Awareness of biodiversity values
2. Integration of biodiversity values
4. Use of natural resources
6. Sustainable fisheries
8. Pollution
9. Invasive Alien Species
10. Vulnerable ecosystems
11. Protected areas
13. Agricultural biodiversity
18. Traditional knowledge
19. Biodiversity knowledge
Agricultural Biodiversity
Mountain Biodiversity
Scientific and Technical Cooperation
Biodiversity for Development
Chemicals and pollution
Invasive Alien Species
Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Transfer of Technology and Cooperation
South-South Cooperation
New & Emerging Issues
Contact Person
Pending Approval
Professor Adipala Ekwamu
Executive Secretary,


Regional Universities Forum
Plot 151/155 Garden Hill, Makerere University Main Campus, P.O. Box 16811, Wandegeya
Kampala,
, Uganda

: secretariat@ruforum.org
: +256-417-713-309; +256-417-713-300 |
Primary Organization
Pending Approval
Regional Universities Forum (RUFORUM)
Plot 151/155 Garden Hill, Makerere University Main Campus, P.O. Box 16811, Wandegeya
Kampala,
, Uganda

: secretariat@ruforum.org
: +256-417-713-309; +256-417-713-300 |

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