Application Due Date: December 21, 2018

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln(” Nebraska” or “the university”) in the U.S.A. looks for to hire approximately 50 certified Rwandan trainees to register in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) for the Fall 2018 term. Trainees chosen to take part in the CASNR Undergrad Scholarship Program (CUSP) will pursue a Bachelor’s degree degree in Integrated Science that is concentrated on preservation farming, entrepreneurship, management, and ingenious thinking and is lined up with the locations of requirement as recognized by the Rwandan Ministry of Farming and Animal Resources.

Trainees will likewise have the chance to check out other locations of farming consisting of: food production– animal, plant and food systems; soils, water amount and schedule, energy and ecological stewardship; nutrition, food security, food engineering and processing; company, interaction, civil service and extension education; ecology, preservation biology and environment; and engineering, watering, mechanization and innovation. Upon conclusion of the program, individuals will go back to Rwanda and dedicate a minimum of 5 years of their profession to advancing the Rwanda farming sector.

Advantages:

  • Trainees chosen to take part in the program will get complete scholarships, to consist of tuition, costs, living costs, and take a trip expenses.

Requirements:

The CUSP Scholarship is a complete scholarship that covers all tuition, books, living costs, and costs for a 4-year (120 credit hour) bachelor’s degree in Integrated Sciences.

At the time of finishing the scholarship application, a candidate should:

  • Hold Rwandan citizenship.
  • Have actually finished from high school by the start of the scholastic year the candidate is making an application for or be a transfer trainee from university. If you have actually finished a Bachelor degree program, you are not qualified to get the scholarship. If you have not finished a Bachelor degree program, you might use. Cambridge International curriculum and test outcomes are accepted.
  • Have an interest in the farming discipline (food production– animal, plant and food systems; preservation farming, soils, water amount and schedule; energy and ecological stewardship; company, entrepreneurship and management; nutrition, food security, food engineering and processing; interaction, civil service and extension education; ecology, preservation biology and environment; and engineering, watering, mechanization and innovation)
  • Compose a 500- word essay addressing “Explain your future function as a leader to establish the farming sector in Rwanda.”

By April 2019, finalists should have the ability to:

  • Make an application for and fulfill all University of Nebraska-Lincoln admission requirements.
  • Offer a stamped copy of S4, S5 and S6 scholastic records with class ranking.
  • Offer a copy of nationwide test results after interview choice (March 2019).
  • Meet University of Nebraska-Lincoln English efficiency requirements for complete admission.
    • TOEFL rating of 70 with a composed subscore of 20
    • IELTS rating of 6.0 with a composed subscore of 5.5
    • An English Efficiency Examination will be used to trainees chosen for an interview who have actually not taken the TOEFL or IELTS

Timeline:

Secret Dates
Scholarship Application Open October, 2018
Last Day to Send Scholarship Application December 21, 2018
Interview Notices Sent Out to Finalists Sent by February 28, 2019
Finalists Interviews March 2019
Provides for Scholarship Awards are Sent Out By May 2019

If you have any concerns, please call the CUSP Scholarship Committee at cusp@unl.edu

For Additional Information:

Go To the Authorities Website of the CASNR Undergrad Scholarship Program (CUSP) 2019/2020

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