Fully Funded 2017/2018 MasterCard Undergraduate and Master’s Scholarships

The Regional University Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (REFORUM) is partnering with the MasterCard foundation Gulu University and Egerton University to enhance the application of science, technology, business, innovation for rural agriculture.

Application Deadline: 15th March 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (Universities): Gulu University and Egerton University.

Fields of Study: The RUFORUM Technical Committee (RTC) has identified the following priority programs for the academic year 2017/2018 as eligible for application and to be supported:
Gulu University
1. Bachelor of Science in Agri-Entrepreneurship and Communication
2. Bachelor of Science in Food and Agribusiness
3. Master of Science in Food Security and Community Nutrition
4. Master of Science in Agri-Enterprises Development
Egerton University
1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
2. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
3. Master of Science in Community Studies and Extension
4. Master of Science in Agri-Enterprise Development

About The Award: the regional universities forum for capacity building in agriculture(REFORUM)in partnership with the MasterCard foundation, Gulu ,university, Egerton university are implementing an eight year program aimed at transforming African agricultural university and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation. This is eight year program (2016-2024) and will be supporting students that are economically disadvantaged, those from post conflict and conflict affected area of Africa.

Students who are economically disadvantaged and students from post conflict affected areas of Africa are welcome to apply for admission and financial support at Gulu University (Uganda) or Egerton University (Kenya). The announcement lists available academic program at each university.

Type: Undergraduate Masters.


  • This scholarship opportunity is open to African students of all races, colour, dissent and who in particular are economically disadvantaged and those coming from conflict and post conflict areas of Africa.
  • The applicant has to be in position to qualify for admission into undergraduate and or post graduate programs at Gulu University and /or Egerton University as listed above.
  • Students already having a scholarship of any kind are not eligible to benefit this scholarship opportunity. Anyone with a double scholarship if found will be discontinued automatically

Females are particularly encouraged to apply

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Fully-funded

How to Apply: Applicants should obtain application forms for both the scholarship and admission from the university of choice. Applicants shall only apply to one university of choice. Application forms can also be downloaded from the scholarship web link page.

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