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60 selected for MSC Scholarships Under the East and Southern Africa Center of Excellence II Additional Financing Project

Kampala, 19th September 2023: On 15th  March 2023, the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), the Regional Facilitation Unit for the World Bank Funded East And Southern African Center Of Excellence II Additional Financing Project  (ACE II AF) launched a call for applications targeting a total of 60 female scholars to undertake MSc training in agriculture and related fields. The call for applications comprised the following eligibility criteria: – be a female national of one of the ACE II participating countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Burundi, be under the age of thirty-five (35) years, be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture and related fields from a reputable university at the level of Upper Second Class Honours and have been admitted in any of the ACEs specialized in agriculture and related fields.

After the selection process by the constituted Committee from the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), the Regional Steering Committee approved the 60 scholarships MSC from nationals of Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, and Zambia.

IUCEA’s additional financing under the ACE II project with the funding of the World Bank aims to scale up and strengthen selected Higher Education Institutions in the Republics of Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, and Zambia.

 Furthermore, ACE II Additional Financing also scales up regional activities implemented by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA). As a Regional Facilitating Unit, IUCEA leads in the implementation of key elements of component II of the project. Component II aims at supporting Centers of Excellence to deliver project development objectives through regional interventions including the provision of competitive MSc scholarships to academically deserving future talents. This intervention aims at increasing both the mobility and the number of female scientists specialized in agriculture and related fields.

List of 60 Female Scholars Selected for MSc. Scholarship

NAME OF THE CANDIDATENATIONALITYPROGRAMACECOUNTRY
NIYUNGEKO CHRISTELLABURUNDIANMSC IN CROP SCIENCESACIDSTANZANIA
NSABIMANA ANNONCIATEBURUNDIANMSC IN CROP SCIENCESACIDSTANZANIA
KAKUNZE BELLY DIVINEBURUNDIANMSC IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENTTACEMALAWI
BELACHEW AZENEGASH ABEBEETHIOPIANMSC IN AGRO-ECOLOGYACALISEUGANDA
TESFAYE SENAIT KEHALIETHIOPIANMSC IN MONITORING AND EVALUATIONACALISEUGANDA
AYALEW FASIKA BEKELEETHIOPIANMSC IN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES SCIENCEAQUAFISHMALAWI
ABEBE KIDISTETHIOPIANMSC IN SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENTCESAAMKENYA
EJERSA SEADA BETRUETHIOPIANMSC IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICSCESAAMKENYA
MANYENGO YUVENTINA WEKESAKENYANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATIONCLIMATEETHIOPIA
KIPKOECH MABLE CHEBICHIIKENYANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART - AGRICULTURE PROGRAMCLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
CHEPKEMOI JANETHKENYANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURECLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
OUMA EMILY NANCYKENYANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURECLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
MARTIN CATHERINE NDINDAKENYANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATIONCLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
BORU AMINA MOHAMMEDKENYANMSC. CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE PROGRAMCLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
APOLLO TABITHA APONDIKENYANMSC FOOD SCIENCECRAFTSMALAWI
KANYIRU MARY WANJIRUKENYANMSC IN FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGYCREATESTANZANIA
KILONZI ALICE SYOMITIKENYANMSC IN ONE HEALTH MOLECULAR BIOLOGYSACIDSTANZANIA
CHAWANDA CHRISSYMALAWIANMSC IN AGRO-ECOLOGYACALISEUGANDA
NKHATA ASANTE DANKIEMALAWIANMSC IN WATER MANAGEMENT -AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS MANAGEMENTACEWMETHIOPIA
DAKALIRA CHINSINSI VERONICAMALAWIANMSC IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENTCESAAMKENYA
PHIRI LOVENESS GLORIAMALAWIANMSC IN AGRICULTURAL & APPLIED ECONOMICSCESAAMKENYA
MALUNGA YAMIKANIMALAWIANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURECLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
ZIWAWO CHIMWEMWEMALAWIANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURECLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
NJOLOMOLE FLORENCE MWAIWAWOMALAWIANMSC IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURECLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
NKHOMA REBECCAMALAWIANMSC IN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICSCoE_FAPPMOZAMBIQUE
DOSSI MARYMALAWIANMSC IN FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTUREINSEFOODSKENYA
CATIA JULIO GUILAMBAMOZAMBICANMSC IN FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTUREINSEFOODSKENYA
TLHEMO NÉSIA DALILIA AFONSOMOZAMBICANMSC IN FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTUREINSEFOODSKENYA
GASH KAMBABAZI FLORARWANDANMSC IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENTCESAAMKENYA
INGABIRE REGINERWANDANMSC IN AGRONOMYCESAAMKENYA
MUTUYIMANA VALENTINERWANDANMSC OF SCIENCE IN ANIMAL NUTRITIONCESAAMKENYA
NIYONSABA ERNESTINERWANDANMSC OF SCIENCE IN CROP PROTECTIONCESAAMKENYA
SIBOMANA RENE ALINERWANDANMSC IN PLANT BREEDING AND SEED PRODUCTIONCoE_FAPPMOZAMBIQUE
NYIRANSHUTI ANGELIQUERWANDANMSC IN FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTUREINSEFOODSKENYA
NIBITANGAZA SARAHRWANDANMSC AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSIONIRPM & BTDTANZANIA
KAMARIZA JOANARWANDANMSC IN CROP SCIENCESACIDSTANZANIA
NIYONSHUTI FABIOLARWANDANMSC IN FOOD PROCESSING ENGINEERINGTACEMALAWI
SELEMANI FADHILA MUSSATANZANIANMSC IN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES SCIENCEAQUAFISHMALAWI
CHANDE FIKIRA ABDULRAHMANTANZANIANMSC IN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES SCIENCEAQUAFISHMALAWI
MSONGA ANITHA WILFREDTANZANIANMSC IN CROP PROTECTIONCESAAMKENYA
GAMBA JULIANA LIVINGSTONETANZANIANMSC IN FOOD SCIENCECESAAMKENYA
MGANGA SILVIA CHRISTOPHERTANZANIANMSC IN PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGYCESAAMKENYA
GAMBA VICTORIA LIVINGSTONETANZANIANMSC IN WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTCESAAMKENYA
KAMBANGWA ASHA MOHAMEDTANZANIANMSC. IN AGRICULTURAL AND APPLIED ECONOMICSCESAAMKENYA
ROBERT JACKLINE JUMATANZANIANMSC. IN AGRICULTURAL AND APPLIED ECONOMICSCESAAMKENYA
OLAMBO ELIZABETH JOSEPHTANZANIANMSC. IN CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURECLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
ODONGKARA JOANUGANDANMSC IN AGRICULTURAL AND APPLIED ECONOMICS.CESAAMETHIOPIA
NAKKU TEOPISTAUGANDANMSC IN AGRI ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENTCESAAMKENYA
AWOR GLORIAUGANDANMSC IN AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENTCESAAMKENYA
BUKIRWA NAKATOUGANDANMSC IN AGRICULTURE AND APPLIED ECONOMICSCESAAMKENYA
CHELANGAT NASTAUGANDANMSC IN ANIMAL NUTRITIONCESAAMKENYA
ASEKENYE SUSANUGANDANMSC IN CROP PROTECTIONCESAAMKENYA
ADEKE MARTHA AMONGUGANDANMSC IN CLIMATE CHANGES IN AGRARIAN SYSTEMCoE_FAPPMOZAMBIQUE
BIRUNGI LOYCEUGANDANMSC SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURECREATESTANZANIA
AUMA CONCYUGANDANMSC IN HORTICULTURETACEMALAWI
MANGWALE ESTHER FARAIZAMBIANMSC IN AGRO-ECOLOGYACALISEUGANDA
TEMBO GRACEZAMBIANMSC IN AGRO-ECOLOGYACALISEUGANDA
NG'ANDWE SARAHZAMBIANMSC ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCECESAAMKENYA
MFUNGO MEMORY MWAMBAZAMBIANMSC IN BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT (BEM).CLIMATE SABCETHIOPIA
NANYANGWE SUWILANJIZAMBIANMSC IN PLANT BREEDING AND SEED SYSTEMSCoE_FAPPMOZAMBIQUE

The Regional Steering Committee APPROVED the award of SIXTY (60) MSC scholarships to the Female scholars as recommended by the Committee constituted by the IUCEA Executive Secretary Prof. Gaspard Banyankimbona.

For more information contact : 

Gai Peter Manyuon, 

Public Relations and Corporate Communications Officer, 

Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA). 

Tel: 256 414 256 251/2 Email: gmanyuon@iucea.org 

Website: www.iucea.org 

About IUCEA 

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is an institution of the East African Community established by the IUCEA Protocol, 2002 and the IUCEA Act, 2009. Its mandate is to advise the East African Community (EAC) Partner States on higher education matters to contribute to the strategic development of higher education and research in the region. IUCEA is a member-based institution that facilitates networking among universities and other degree-awarding institutions by providing a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education.   

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