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Africa Scholarship Programme at Wageningen University and Research

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Application is open for the Africa scholarship programme at Wageningen University and Research.

Category: Masters
Deadline to apply: February 2, 2024
Available scholarships: 10
Start MSc programme: 1 September 2024
Mode of application: By invitation.
Scholarship Location: Netherlands
Benefits: Full Scholarship
Duration: 24 Months

Africa Scholarship Programme at Wageningen University and Research

The Wageningen University and Research offer African youths the opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree, through the Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP). The university seeks to facilitate capacity building in Africa by empowering talented and motivated African students in acquiring knowledge and skills across various subjects.

These subjects (MSc Programmes) include;

‌Agroecology (double degree)

‌Animal Breeding and Genetics (double degree)

‌Animal Sciences

‌Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

‌Biobased Sciences



‌Biosystems Engineering


‌Climate Studies

‌Communication, Health and Life Sciences

‌Consumer Studies

‌Data Science for Food and Health

‌Development and Rural Innovation

‌Earth and Environment

‌Economics of Sustainability

‌Environmental Sciences

‌Food Quality Management

‌Food Safety

‌Food Studies (European)

‌Food Technology

‌Food Technology (online)

‌Forest and Nature Conservation

‌Geo-information Science

‌Geographical Information Management and Applications

‌Governance of Sustainability Transformations

‌Health Management in Aquaculture (double degree)

‌Information and Communication Technologies for Development (double degree)

‌International Development Studies

‌International Land and Water Management.

‌Landscape Architecture and Planning

‌Management, Economics and Consumer Studies

‌Metropolitan Analysis, Design, and Engineering (joint degree)

‌Molecular Life Sciences

‌Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health (online)

‌Nutrition and Health

‌Organic Agriculture

‌Plant Biotechnology

‌Plant Breeding (online)

‌Plant Sciences

‌Sustainable Business and Innovation

‌Sustainable Supply Chain Analytics

‌Tourism, Society and Environment

‌Urban Environmental Management

‌Water Technology (joint degree)

Requirements for the Africa scholarship programme

Only the following people are eligible for the scholarship programme;
1. Citizens of an African country.

2. Those who applied for any of the master’s programmes offered at Wageningen University & Research, and before the stated deadline. 

3. Students with excellent grades, first class honours degree or GPA  of above 80% in a Bachelor’s degree.

Important steps to consider

First Step: Apply for an MSc programme by February 1st, 2023.
If deemed qualified for the MSc Programme applied for, you might be invited to the Africa Scholarship Programme selected.

For more information on how to apply for the master’s programme, click here.

Second Step: Students who receive unconditional admission for an MSc Programme, will be assessed on the Africa Scholarship Programme by March 2023. Following this, on March 20, 2023, only selected students will receive an invitation by e-mail, to carry out an assignment that is to be submitted on the 3rd of April, 2023.

Candidates who successfully submit the assignment will be informed of their status (If they will be invited for an online interview or not). The interviews will be done through Skype, between April 20 and April 28, 2023.

Third Step: Candidates who participated in the online interview, will receive notifications of their status.

Africa scholarship programme

Benefits of the Africa Scholarship Programme

‌Flight ticket, to and from Wageningen (Netherlands).

‌Living allowance.

‌Tuition fee coverage.

‌Coverage for Visa cost and health insurance.

‌Sponsored seminar in Europe.

‌Financial coverage to participate in the ‘Future Potential Programme.

To Apply, Click Here.

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