SAFS African Research Grant

About the grant

  • This grant will help MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security students from an African country with return flights and living costs for a month of field research as part of the degree
  • Three grants will be awarded each academic year


To be eligible for the grant you must:

  • Be an international student from an African country
  • Be a current student at the RAU on the MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security course
  • Have passed at least 50% of taught modules or demonstrate good progress towards your MSc award
  • Your research focus needs to be in an African country

How do I apply?

This grant is now closed to applications.

How will I know if my application has been successful?

  • The panel will let all students know the outcome of their application in May 2024
  • If successful, students will then complete their field research in June/July 2024

Terms and conditions

Further to the criteria above:

  • Students can only hold one RAU-managed scholarship at any time
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by the Development Office for information to share with the donors of this grant
  • The RAU endeavours to ensure that this information is correct. However, the RAU accepts no legal liability for errors or omissions and reserves the right to make changes without notice
  • The decision of the panel is based on the information provided on the research proposal. The decision of the panel is final.

Download the full terms and conditions here