Masters and PhD Scholarships in Ethiopia

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Masters and PhD Scholarships in Ethiopia; Haramaya University in collaboration with Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) would like to support 20 master students and 10 PhD dissertation research students.

Master Scholarships in Ethiopia 

As part of its effort, the University has currently planned to offer scholarship towards Masters Degree level on competitive basis for about 20 female students to pursue their postgraduate study. 

Interested female applicants fulfilling the criteria described below can apply to Haramaya University, School of Graduate Studies (SGS) or Addis Ababa Liason Office from the date of this announcement up to July 30. Application forms and other relevant documents can be downloaded from the University web site.

Master Scholarships in Ethiopia Eligibility

  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture or related field of studies with cumulative GPA of 2.5 and above from accredited University.
  • Testimonial letter from employing organization proving that the applicant has financial limitations to pursue postgraduate studies.
  • Testimonial letter proving that the applicant has served for 2 or more years in public institution.
  • Willing to conduct master’s thesis research Letter of recommendation from 3 referees (2 from academic and 1 from employer)
  • A pass in the entrance examination.

PhD Scholarships in Ethiopia Eligibility

  • Is a registered PhD student at Haramaya University
  • Is enrolled in agricultural field of study
  • Does not have financial support for dissertation research
  • Must be course completed

Eligible applicants shall submit their concept note following the guideline described below:

Research Topic 

  • Should be based on HU’s thematic research (Crop Production and Management; Livestock Performance and Product Quality Improvement; Natural Resource Utilization and Management, Socioeconomics and Rural Development) and research mandate areas
  • Should be relevant as a scientific research at PhD level
  • Should be demand driven and problem solving


  • Is adequate and research gap clear


  • Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time bound (SMART)
  • Should be justified to be a doctoral research

Research Methodology

  • Relevant and adequate to address a doctoral research

Page Length of Concept Note

  • Maximum of 5 pages

Note: Concept notes submitted by eligible candidates shall be reviewed by a panel of experts (external and internal assessors) in the field the research support will be as per the norm of the University.


Applicants are required to produce original and copy of the academic credentials

For further information contact School of Graduate Studies or Liaison Office in Addis Ababa at the following address:

Eligible candidates who fulfill the criteria can submit their application along with dissertation research concept note to the School of Graduate Studies (for PhD scholarships).

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