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2024 Rwanda Scholarships for Kenyans; How to Apply

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2024 Rwanda Scholarships for Kenyans; How to Apply

The Ministry of Education is excited to share a valuable opportunity for aspiring students seeking a Bachelor’s in Conservation Agriculture. 

In collaboration with the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA), this scholarship opens doors for international applicants to immerse themselves in an innovative learning environment.

About RICA: 

RICA, committed to shaping the next generation of agricultural innovators, boasts a purpose-built campus dedicated to hands-on, experiential learning. The institution focuses on fostering strategic thinking, problem-solving abilities, communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship skills crucial for career success.

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Program Details:

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Conservation Agriculture
  •  Duration: 3 years
  •  Scholarship Type: Partial (50% coverage)
  •  Slots: 10 for nationals from eligible countries
  •  Fields of Study: Conservation Agriculture with specialization options

Eligibility Criteria: 

To qualify, applicants must meet specific criteria, including being a national of an East African Community (EAC) member state or the Republic of the Congo, demonstrating leadership qualities, and possessing English language proficiency. 

Additionally, applicants should contribute to gender balance among students and not be older than 25 years at the time of application.

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Why choose RICA?

  • Experiential Learning: RICA prioritizes hands-on, practical experiences beyond traditional classroom settings.
  • Specialization Options: Tailor your education with specialized tracks in various agricultural systems.
  • International Recognition: RICA’s globally recognized program offers a pathway to a successful international career.
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship: Besides technical expertise, students gain essential skills in leadership, entrepreneurship, and communication.
  • Conservation Focus: Learn the practical aspects of Conservation Agriculture and One Health for sustainable agriculture in Africa.

Scholarship Benefits: 

Selected scholars will receive a 50% RICA partial scholarship, covering tuition, room, and meals while on campus. The student’s government will cover the remaining 50% (equivalent to $16,000), excluding travel expenses, stipends, and visa application fees.

Application Process: 

Interested candidates should visit the official RICA website ( for detailed information. Standard Application Forms are available at the Ministry of Education offices and can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website. Completed forms and necessary documents should be submitted to the Director of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education by March 12, 2024.

Important Dates:

  • Opening Applications: February 2024
  •  Closing Applications: April 2024
  •  Final Admission Interviews: May 2024
  •  Admission Notification: June 2024
  •  The arrival of International Students in Rwanda: August 2024

Take advantage of this Incredible Opportunity! Apply Now!

2024 Rwanda Scholarships for Kenyans; How to Apply

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