Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), with help from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the GRAIN Project at Michigan State University, is satisfied to declare post-graduate scholarship in fields identified with wheat research.
Candidates must have solidly composed and communicated in English dialect abilities. Candidates will be required to take the TOEFL or comparative dialect examination preceding acknowledgment into the GRAIN grant program
Candidates may choose a field of study in a wide assortment that identifies with wheat research in Afghanistan. These fields may incorporate yet are not restricted to: Plant Genetics and Breeding, Agronomy, Soil Science, Irrigation, Agricultural Economics, Plant Physiology, Food Science, Post-Harvest Management, Agricultural Statistics, Biotechnology, Plant Pathology, Entomology, and Data/Information Management.
The scholarship program will give full help to doctoral and master’s education starting in August 2018. Preparing projects will conceal to 2.5 years of courses and research for master’s students and up to 4 years for Ph.D.
The students from Afghanistan can apply for this scholarship. (Qualified female applicants are particularly urged to apply).
Selection Committee will survey applications and select applicants in view of the accompanying criteria:
- Afghan national living in Afghanistan.
- High academic performance at the bachelor’s level (for ace’s examination) and at the ace’s level (for Ph.D. contemplate).
- A normal of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (least 65% general review normal) is favored for every single earlier degree.
- Significant educational background and expert experience
- Confirmation of responsibility regarding a future profession in creating agribusiness in Afghanistan, especially on research.
- Under 38 years old for master’s candidates. A special case might be made for great candidates.
- Under 40 years old for Ph.D. candidates. A special case might be made for excellent candidates.
The deadline for application is until February 1, 2018.