The scholarship is offered once in every two years.
The scholarship covers three phases: six months of preparatory work at WU, followed by approximately three years of research at IITA and finally a period of six months at WU, completing the thesis.
The successful recipient will conduct research in areas pertinent to his/her country’s agricultural development interest and IITA’s research priorities—crop improvement (cassava, maize, plantain and banana, yam, cowpea, and soybean), plant health, and resource and crop management.
The scholarship provides financial support at WU and at IITA to cover costs of living, study, research, and transportation to and from WU and IITA.
E-mail: e.oyewole [at] cgiar.org
For further details, and application materials, contact: IITA-Lukas Brader Agriculture Scholarships