Wageningen University & Research - Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP)

February 03, 2022

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Location (s):

  • Netherlands
6708 PB Wageningen


The Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP) has been initiated by Wageningen University & Research to give talented and motivated students from Africa the opportunity to study at the university in Wageningen.


With this programme, Wageningen wants to support capacity building in Africa by attracting excellent students for a 2-years master's programme.

Important dates for the ASP at a glance:

  • 3 January 2022: Deadline to apply for an MSc programme

  • 15 March 2022: Invitation of selected candidates to take part in the further selection process (approx. 60 candidates will be selected)

  • 30 March 2022: Deadline of the assignment

  • 11 April 2022: Decision about Skype interviews communicated (approx. 20 candidates will be interviewed)

  • 18 April – 29 April 2022: Skype interviews

  • 16 May 2022: Results of the selection process communicated

About Wageningen

Wageningen University & Research is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the Wageningen Research foundation.

‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’

That is the mission of Wageningen University & Research. Over 6,500 employees and 12.000 students from more than hunderd countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large.

The strength of Wageningen University & Research lies in its ability to join the forces of specialised research institutes and the university. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly be put into practice and be incorporated into education. This is the Wageningen Approach.

The scientific quality of Wageningen University & Research is affirmed by the prominent position we occupy in international rankings and citation indexes.

The domain of Wageningen University & Research consists of three related core areas:

  • Food and food production
  • Living environment
  • Health, lifestyle and livelihood

Wageningen University & Research has branches all over The Netherlands and abroad. A large number of lecturers, researchers and other employees are based at Wageningen Campus.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Excellent students with a GPA of 80 per cent or higher in a bachelor degree, and admitted to a Wageningen University MSc Programme.


Deadline: February 03, 2022

Cost/funding for participants:

Components of the scholarship:

  • Travel to and from Wageningen
  • Living allowance for 2 years
  • Tuition fee
  • Visa costs and costs for health insurance
  • Budget to visit one seminar/conference in Europe
  • Participation in the ‘Reach your full potential’ programme
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