Applications for the CUSP Scholarship Program ae now accepted. This program is exclusively open Rwandan students. They will be selected to participate in the CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program (CUSP) will pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (“Nebraska” or “the university”) in the USA seeks to recruit up to 50 qualified Rwandan students to enroll in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) for the Fall 2018 term. Students selected to participate in the CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program (CUSP) will pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Science that is focused on conservation agriculture, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovative thinking and is aligned with the areas of need as identified by the Rwandan Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources.
Students selected to participate in the program will receive full scholarships, to include tuition, fees, living expenses, and travel costs.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in Agriculture fields.
Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United States
Eligibility and Criteria
- Have graduated from high school by the start of the academic year the applicant is applying for or be a transfer student from university. If you have completed a Bachelor degree program, you are not eligible to apply for the scholarship. If you have not completed a Bachelor degree program, you may apply. Cambridge International curriculum and exam results are accepted.
- Have an interest in the agricultural field of study (food production – animal, plant and food systems; conservation agriculture, soils, water quantity and availability; energy and environmental stewardship; business, entrepreneurship and leadership; nutrition, food safety, food engineering and processing; communication, public service and extension education; ecology, conservation biology and climate; and engineering, irrigation, mechanization and technology)
- Write a 500-word essay answering “Describe your future role as a leader to develop the agriculture sector in Rwanda.”
Only the citizens of Rwanda are invited to apply.
21 December 2018.