Two PhD positions under the Plant Health Theme
icipe is offering two PhD positions, one working on plant-based biorationals for management of Fall armyworm and the other working on factors influencing the ability of maize to compensate for damage by FAW.
Any application received after this date will not be considered or acknowledged. Kindly note that only successful candidates will be notified by 31st January 2020.
Download and complete the scholarship Application Form:
Go to the online application platform by clicking here to apply and upload the following documents:
Once you have entered and uploaded everything, click the Continue button. This will take you to the Review your Entries page where you can review and change anything in your application. When you are satisfied with your application, click the Continue button to submit your application. This cannot be undone, so please make sure all your application information is correct before submitting. We will send an email acknowledgement when we receive your completed online application.
Q: May I submit my application by email?
A: No. Only applications submitted through the online platform here will be accepted.
Q: I am over the age limit. May I apply?
A: Yes, you may apply. We prefer to select candidates who are within the age limits. However, even if you are beyond the age limit you could still be selected if your application is very strong.
Q: May I submit my application in French?
A: No. Your application must be in English.
Q: I cannot upload one of my files. What is wrong?
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Q: I have completed all the requirements for my Undergraduate degree but I have not yet graduated. May I apply?
A: Yes you may apply. Instead of the Undergraduate degree certificate please provide a letter from the university stating that you have completed all the requirements for the Undergraduate degree.
Q: I submitted my application online, but I did not receive an email application. What is wrong?
A: There are two possibilities: (1) you entered an incorrect email address, or (2) You did not actually submit your application. Please read the Application Procedure very carefully and redo your application.
In case of any questions regarding the application, kindly contact:
Ms. Vivian Atieno,
Capacity Building Officer,
Capacity Building and Institutional Development Programme, icipe
Tel: +254 20 863 2272
Thank you in advance for considering this opportunity.
We look forward to receiving your application.