2020 Cornell University PhD Scholarship for sub-Saharan African Students

Cornell University announces the availability of PhD position for a student from sub-Saharan Africa studying in the field of horticulture. The scholarship position is offered as an Assistantship and it required that the student returns to his/her home country after doctoral degree is complete.


Scholarship details:

  • Type: PhD
  • Eligible Countries: sub-Saharan African countries
  • Field of study: Horticulture
  • To be Taken at (Country): USA
  • Start year: 2021
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • The assistantship requires 15 to 20 hours per week of teaching and/or research responsibilities. 
  • Application Deadline: 15th September 2020


  • Already have a master’s degree
  • Originate from a country in sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa
  • Be of native African ancestry

How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, complete the application form online.

For more information, Visit Award Webpage


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