Cornell Doctoral Assistantship for Horticulture in Africa (CAHA) 2020

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The Cornell University welcome applications for the Cornell Assistantship for Horticulture in Africa (CAHA), a doctoral position for a student from sub-Saharan Africa studying in the field of horticulture.

The doctoral assistantship is available to one student from sub-Saharan Africa who conducts dissertation research in the region. The position is contingent upon the student returning to his or her home country after their doctoral degree is complete.

  • Candidates must already have a Master’s degree,
  • He/she should be an origin from a country in sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa.
Application Process

Applications should include the following:

  • Complete curriculum vitae
  • Complete application form
  • Each applicant must include a research proposal, a maximum of 5 pages
  • Three letters of recommendation (2 academics and 1 professional)
  • Certified/true copies of transcripts of grades from the undergraduate, graduate, and other post-secondary education, in English
  • An official copy of degrees and/or diplomas awarded

Documents should be submitted electronically to or by mail to CAHA

Fellowship Attn: Denise Percy, Department of Global Development B75 Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY USA 14853.

Deadline: September 15, 2020

For more information, visit the official site.