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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

South Africa: PhD Scholarship in Plant Breeding

Overview

The African Centre for Crop Improvement at the University of KwaZulu - Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa offers this prestigious scholarship to young African scientists who are keen to make Plant Breeding their career. The aim of the ACCI is to train African plant breeders, in Africa, on African crops. This involves 2 years of academic studies at the University of KwaZulu - Natal and 3 years of field research in the student home countries, at their home institution.

The crop our students breed are food security crop: Cereals, roots and tubers and legumes.

Elegibilty : Applicants must:

1. Be under 40 years of age

2. Possess a MSc in either Plant Breeding , Plant Genetics, Plant Pathology, Crop Science or Horticultural Science or equivalent degree.

3. Have a position in their home country as an agricultural research scientist in a national agricultural research institution or NGO, or as a University lecturer.

4. Be from one of the following countries: Ethopia, Rwanda, Uganda , Kenya , Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Namibia, Malawi or South Africa.


We are calling for applications, in the form of :

A CV containing clear contact details, including academic record.

3 references, one of whom should be the MSc supervisor.

A letter of motivation, including notes on the applicant's interest areas in plant breeding.

Succesful candidates would be eligible to begin their studies in January 2012. Applications to be sent to: acciadmin@ukzn.ac.za

Calling for MSc graduates interested in PhD in Plant Breeding 2012, the closing date for applicants is the 31th October 2011.

Contact Details

Director:
Professor Mark Laing
Email: laing@ukzn.ac.za
Tel/Fax: 27-33-2605524

Admin Assistant:
Email: acciadmin@ukzn.ac.za
Tel: 27-33-2606288
Fax: 27-33-2605580
http://www.acci.org.za/


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