The College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka through a newly established project titled “Pollinator Monitoring Project, Tanzania” under the sponsorship of JRS Biodiversity Foundation is looking for applicants for a Master degree programme in Biodiversity Informatics.The project seeks among others to develop an understanding of biodiversity informatics and population status of bee pollinators, plant-pollinator interactions and causal factors for the bee population changes. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the long-term research activities on the ecology of Bee pollinators in the context of land use and climate change and combined risks of pesticides, parasites, and loss of floral resources.
Host Institutions/Programs of study:
The project offers a scholarship to ONE (1) student to study strictly Biodiversity Informatics (or similar field) in countries where no tuition fee is charged preferably Germany or Norway.
Applicants must be affiliated with project partner institutions which include College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka, University of Dar Es Salaam, Sokoine University of Agriculture, and Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute.
The scholarship we will provide a monthly living stipend (incl. health insurance and semester fee), round-trip airfare and travel allowance when processing.
The applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Be a Tanzanian preferably employed in partner institutions Not hold dual citizenship of a developed country;
Have 2 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree;
Be accepted unconditionally to enroll in the upcoming academic year in at least one of the Universities in which no tuition fee is charged.
In order to get the scholarship you must, in parallel, apply for admissions to one or more of the Preferred Program(s) and apply for a Project scholarship. The call for applications is open from 16 October 2017 to 30 May2018. Application form for the scholarship will be available on the college website: (www.mwekawildlife.ac.tz).
For more information about the scholarship please contact Mr. Henry K. Njovu through (firstname.lastname@example.org) and +255 683 306 750/ +4915218467736 or Dr. Oliver Nyakunga through (email@example.com) and +255 625375080/+255745621024.