CEFTAR Postgraduate Scholarship 2015/2016 For Nigerians!

The Center for Food Technology and Research
(CEFTER), Benue state university, Makurdi,
Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme (CPSS) is
designed to be an intensely competitive
worldwide program, which is aimed at offering
funding to qualified candidate who have interest
in building capacity to solve the menace of post-
harvest losses in west and Central Africa.
CPSS therefore invites applications from suitably
qualified candidates who have interest in
CEFTER Postgraduate courses to apply. Priority
will be given to students who have interest in
solving problems that are important to CEFTER
aim of development and Utilization of
technologies to reduce post harvest food loses.
The CPSS will grant scholarships to women and
men from World Bank member nations with
priority to Sub-Sahara Africans to pursue a
Master’s and PhD degree in CEFTER courses
found at www.cefterbsu.edu.ng/courses.
Scholarships will be awarded based on merit and
needs of the Centre.
Scholarship Categories
• Full Funding where the recipient of the
scholarship will complete a two year Masters
Degree or a three-year PhD programme in
CEFTER courses ( www.cefterbsu.edu.ng/
• Part Funding (Tuition, Thesis grant,
Accommodation or a combination of any
mentioned) where the recipient of the
scholarship will receive funding to complete a
two year Masters Degree or a three-year PhD
programme in CEFTER courses
Application Dates
CPSS 2015/2016 applications are open from
October 12th
, 2015 to November 11th, 2015 at 23:00 GMT.
CPSS eligibility:
• Must be eligible and apply for admission into
CEFTER programmes
• CPSS scholarship must be tenable at CEFTER
• Be a citizen and resident of World Bank
member nation with priority to Sub – Saharan
• Have completed an undergraduate university
degree (4 years of university) or Master’s degree
with a minimum CGPA of 3:00 for Masters
degree scholarship and PhD Scholarship
respectively for Merit scholarship while the Need
based scholarship requires a minimum of 2nd
class lower degree.
• Be fluent in English
• Meet all the academic requirements of the
study program of choice
• Candidates who are already enrolled in a
degree or any program of study at any University
are not eligible.
Candidates are required to communicate with us
at pm@cefterbsu.com. Candidates are required
to fill out an electronic application form and
submit the following documents to be eligible:
• A CV or resume
• All official transcripts for every university
programs completed or in progress (with official
translation if the transcripts are not in English or
• An abstract for a case study
• A 500 to 750 word letter of intent to explain
why they want to study our courses and how
they will use the training upon their return to
their country.
• Three reference letters (two academic and one
professional). If the candidate is currently
employed, one of the support letters should be
from their employer.
• A copy or their valid passport (Non – Nigerians
• A copy of the result of the English language
test if the candidate has never studied in English
language. TOEFL and IELTS will be acceptable
(Non – Nigerians Only)
Please note that candidates cannot submit their
files in between competition, and that documents
sent by email to pm@cefterbsu.com will not be

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