Title of Programme: 2014 PhD Awards in Agriculture for African Researchers in Australia
Host/Provider: Australian Government
Fields of Study: Agriculture
Level (Degree): Postgraduate- PhD (Doctoral)
Target Applicants: Students from Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda and Zambia.
Eligibility/Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the following eligible African countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, The Gambia, Uganda and Zambia.
-Applicants must normally be a resident in their country of citizenship, however some exceptions may be accepted if applicants are working for their government in a third country or applicants are residing in the immediate region.
– You have a current offer from an Australian university for admission to a PhD program.
-You must provide a copy of the placement offer with your application.
-You satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria for Australian Development Scholarships, including meeting Australian tertiary institution entry requirements. In most cases this will require that candidates possess a qualification that is assessed to be the equivalent to an Australian Masters degree and be able to demonstrate a capacity to undertake independent research.
-A minimum of two years relevant post-Masters work experience relevant to your proposed field of study is preferred. English proficiency of a standard at least equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is required. Note that some universities will require a higher score.
-The equivalent score required for the TOEFL test is: (i) for internet-based TOEFL (iBT), an Overall score of 90 or above, with a written score of no less than 23; (ii) for paper-based TOEFL (pBT), an Overall score of 577 or above, with a written of 5.0.
-Applicants should provide proof of English proficiency with their application.
-Applicants who do not prove their English language proficiency with their application may be tested as part of the selection process. Note that PhD candidates are not eligible to receive supplementary English training, nor can their award offer include any period of pre-course English.
How to Apply: Post or online
Official page: http://www.adsafrica.com.au/countryAgriculture.php
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