The scholarships provide about 50% of the estimated stipend, and research support for up to three years for a BSc degree in Agricultural Extension (available in Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, or Tanzania) and up to 2 years for a Diploma degree (only available in Mali). This amounts to an annual support of USD 1,600 for BSc. Scholars and USD 1,100 for Diploma scholars. Winrock will make scholarship payments once per six months (twice annually). The support can be used for any study related expenses including tuition, examination fees, research expenses, laptops and/or living expenses. All scholarships are subject to satisfactory academic progress.
All applicants must have at least 5 years of field experience in rural services and seeking a BSc degree or Diploma degree (only available in Mali). Scholarships are limited to students enrolled in any of the following universities/colleges:
|Adamawa State University
Ahmadu Bello University
Arba Minch University
Bahir Dar University
Federal University, Dutsin-Ma
Rural Polytechnic Institute
Sokoine University of Agriculture
Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto
University of Abomey-Calavi
All awards are based on Merit (academic record, work experience, community service, leadership, special talent or skills, participation in community activities, and work experience).
The Selection Committee may take financial needs into consideration as well. The Selection Committee will make a recommendation to Winrock International who will make the final decision.
To Apply, you will need to submit the following documents between September 1 to November 20 to CD.Scholarship@winrock.org
Completed applications will be read and scored by the Selection Committee, then sent to the Management Committee at Winrock for final approval. Applicants will be notified whether or not they have been selected to receive a scholarship.