Undergraduate Scholarships are Offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln is offering Undergraduate scholarships for students from Rwanda.

 

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a research-extensive institution with an extraordinary focus on undergraduate education. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln consistently ranks in the top tier of national research universities. In fact, we are ranked near the top third of all national universities, both public and private.

 

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study Integrated Science that is focused on conservation agriculture, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovative thinking and is aligned with the areas of need as identified by the Rwandan Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources. Students will also have the opportunity to explore other areas of agriculture including food production – animal, plant, and food systems; soils, water quality and availability, energy and environmental stewardship; nutrition, food safety, food engineering and processing; business, communication, public service and extension education; ecology, conservation biology and climate; and engineering, irrigation, mechanization and technology. Upon completion of the program, participants will return to Rwanda and commit a minimum of 5 years of their career to advancing the Rwanda agricultural sector.

 

Number of Scholarships: This is a number of up to 50 scholarships.

 

Location of Scholarship: This scholarship can be taken in the US.

 

Entrance Requirements: The CUSP Scholarship is a full scholarship that covers all tuition, books, living expenses, and fees for a 4-year (120 credit hour) bachelor’s degree in Integrated Sciences.

At the time of application, an applicant must:

Meet all University of Nebraska-Lincoln admission requirements? Hold Rwandan citizenship? Have graduated from high school by the start of the academic year the applicant is applying for or be a transfer student from a university in Rwanda? Must meet University of Nebraska-Lincoln English proficiency requirements for full admission1

  • TOEFL score of 70 with a written subscore of 20
  • IELTS score of 6.0with a written subscore of 5.5
  • An English Proficiency Exam will be offered to students selected for an interview that have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS.

Interest in agricultural field of study (food production – animal, plant and food systems; conservation agriculture, soils, water quantity and availability; energy and environmental stewardship; business, entrepreneurship and leadership; nutrition, food safety, food engineering and processing; communication, public service and extension education; ecology, conservation biology and climate; and engineering, irrigation, mechanization and technology).

 

English Language Requirements: 

  • TOEFL score of 70 with a written subscore of 20
  • IELTS score of 6.0with a written subscore of 5.5
  • An English Proficiency Exam will be offered to students selected for an interview that have not taken the TOEFL or IELTS.

 

How to apply: Applicants can apply for this scholarship online.

 

Deadline of Application: December 15, 2017.

 

Click the link below for the scholarship.

Scholarship link

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