The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) is funding a focussed research aimed at the design and development of an effective yet cheap and potable rock-phosphate-based biofertilizer for direct application to farmers’ fields. The project is based at the Department of Soil and Geological Sciences (DSGS) but qualified applicants can register in either of the three departments namely the DSGS, Department of Engineering Sciences and Technology (DEST) or Department of Food Technology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences (DFTNCS).
CONDITIONS FOR SPONSORSHIP:
Must be a Tanzanian
Must be under the age of 30
Must have applied for admission for MSc. Studies at SUA commencing 2019/20 academic year
Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply
ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES
Applicants must be holders of a bachelors’ degree in either Agriculture general, Horticulture, Agronomy, Soil Science, Food Science and Technology or Agricultural Engineering. A strong performance in general microbiology, industrial microbiology, Food microbiology and engineering designs is an added advantage.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND DURATION Successful candidates will be awarded full sponsorship including
Stipend and other costs as approved by SUA for a total duration of 24 months.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE Candidates who wish to apply for the scholarship must fulfil the following:
Apply through the normal procedures as per advertisement of the Higher Degrees programme at the SUA website