COTRA Scholarships

CoTRA is calling for applications by Ugandans for MSc. and PhD scholarships tenable at Rhodes University (South Africa), University of Eldoret (Kenya) and Mzuzu University (Malawi). The following scholarships are available under this call:

  • 1 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Rhodes University, South Africa
  • 1 Master of Science (MSc.) at Rhodes University, South Africa
  • 1 Master of Science (MSc.) at Mzuzu University, Malawi
  • 1 Master of Science (MSc.) at University of Eldoret, Kenya

The EU under its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, has provided funding to support an academic partnership “Collaborative Training and Research in Fisheries and Aquaculture in East, Southern and Central Africa (CoTRA)” project to training of professionals to achieve sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture resources that shall lead to increased fish production and enhanced food and nutritional security, and hence, improved livelihood and household revenue. The project is expected to contribute to a) improved skills and competences of academic staff in research, training and supervision, b) enhanced quality of graduate training that will lead to innovative and fit-for-purpose professionals in fisheries and aquaculture, c) improved skills and competences of administrative staff in implementing international mobility.