With funding from the U.S. government, the Borlaug Higher Education Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) Program is implemented by Michigan State University. The program supports long-term training of agricultural researchers at the master’s and doctoral levels. BHEARD invites applicants from Mali for study in the USA or other selected countries.
Eligible African Countries: Mali
Eligibility: The Trainee Committee will review the applications submitted and select the candidates based on the following criteria:
* Current and future role of the three priority institutions;
* Malian national residing in Mali;
* Solid academic performance at the Bachelor’s, Major or Senior’s level; or at the Master
* Excellent oral and written French skills. Good oral and written English skills. A training period in English is provided for candidates who have chosen to continue their studies in English-speaking countries.
* Candidates must be under 32 years of age if they are candidates for the Master level; and less than 35 years for the PhD level. However, women who are PhD candidates may be subject to an exception, extending the age of application up to 40 years in this case.
Qualified women candidates are strongly encouraged.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of the Program: The scholarship supports studies in the United States or other English-speaking African countries.
Duration of Program: The training programs will cover up to 2 years of courses for Master’s students, and up to 3 years of courses for PhD students.
How to Apply: Visit link below.