Call for Proposals: RUFORUM Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) Internship 2017
The FAPA is exclusively targeting RUFORUM supported MSc students who are in the process of finalising (completed MSc thesis and submitted for examination) their MSc level training.
Application Deadline: Proposals will be accepted throughout 2017
Eligible Countries: Countries in Africa
About the Award: The Field Attachment Program Award (FAPA) is a competitive grants program designed as graduate student internship to link thesis research findings and recommendations to application and use at community level. The FAPA grants are intended to provide opportunity for dissemination of research outputs with a view to inform policy development and hone students’ skills in working with communities to use the research outputs that have been generated.
Eligibility: All applications will be required to have a supporting letter from their Supervisor and from the Dean of Faculty, and applications will be strengthened if they also have a commitment letter from the community and or/ a government agency, NGO, or a private company that they will be hosting the student for their FAPA activities.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value and Duration of Scholarship: The award provides only for a living stipend and limited travel for three to four months. It is designed to link the student closely with a service provider in the area and to give them work experience.
How to Apply: All FAPA applications are received on-line using the RUFORUM Information Management System (RIMS). Please click here to create an account in RIMS or to login if you have an existing account. Please select the correct CALL ID: RU FAPA 2017. Before you go on-line to apply, please make sure you have read the guidelines for application.
Award Provider: Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)