Scholarship Opportunities


Thursday, October 7, 2021
The scholarships will ONLY be considered for applicants who have secured admission or submitted application for admission into MSc. PHPM hosted by the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health, SUA. Qualified and interested Tanzanians nationals and regional (Africans) are invited to apply
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) has recently signed a Cooperation Agreement in Research and Teaching with Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) of Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany for implementing academic exchange under Erasmus Programme funded by the European Union.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Apply before Friday, 23rd July, 2021 at 1600HRs. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted immediately after the deadline to set up the interviews. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
SUA has set aside TZS 1,000,000,000 (One Billion) during the 2021/2022 financial year to support research, publications, and innovations for its staff in particular the young early career researchers through the SUA Research and Innovation Support (SUARIS).
Thursday, June 17, 2021
The deadline for scholarship application is at midnight (0:00hrs) 20th June 2021. Only shortlisted applicants for PhD will be invited for an interview.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
This Call for Applications is extended to early career researchers with a PhD (obtained less than ten years ago) working in any food system related field at a FSNet-Africa partner institution
Thursday, November 26, 2020
To further improve her position in the world, SUA has set aside TZS 500,000,000 from the Research and Innovation Support (SUARIS) for the 2020/2021 financial year to support research, publications and innovations for young early career researchers. A total of 20 small projects are expected to be… Read More
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Applications from qualified and interested Tanzanians are hereby invited to fill the MSc. positions in the fields specified above. The scholarships will ONLY be considered for applicants who have secured admission or submitted application for admission into MSc. Crop Science or MSc. Applied Crop… Read More
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Applications from qualified and interested Tanzanians are hereby invited to fill the TWO PhD positions in the fields specified above. The scholarships will ONLY be considered for applicants who have secured admission or submitted application for admission into PhD programmes at SUA. The applicant… Read More
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Applications are hereby invited for admission into the Master Degree Programme for the academic year 2020/2021 under the German Development Bank (KFW) in collaboration with the East African Community (EAC) scholarship programme, and implemented by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA… Read More
Thursday, October 1, 2020
REFOREST Programme Academic Advisory Committee (AAC) on the 30th of September, 2020 awarded each of the candidates listed below a 4 year REFOREST Programme Scholarship to undertake PhD studies in Forest Sciences at SUA.
Monday, August 24, 2020

The College of Agriculture of the Sokoine University of Agriculture, in collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), of the Philippines and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark invites qualified and interested citizens of Tanzania to apply for…

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
A total of 334 applications were received and evaluated by the programme. Following the evaluation process, a total of 69 applicants have been shortlisted for interviews to be organized by partner universities in their respective home countries as summarized in the following table.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Pest Management Centre (SPMC) at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) through African Centre of Excellence for Innovative Rodent Pest Management and Biosensor Technology Development (IRPM-BTD) project will offer 20 masters scholarships for 2020 intake. 

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Friday, June 5, 2020

The College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism of the Sokoine University of Agriculture, is coordinating a regional research school in forest sciences (REFOREST) Programme (financed by Sida). Under the programme the College is…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Background and Project Objectives 

DCP project is a 4-year consortium project led by UNEP-WCMC involving institutions from UK, China and Africa being funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The DCP research partnership is helping…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020


In response to the rapidly growing agribusiness subsector in the world, SUA in collaboration with the DANIDA funded, Building Stronger Universities (BSU III) Programme through the Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) Thematic Area, has developed a PhD in…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
PhD Scholarships available to support 3-4-year doctoral training in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology Deadline for submission: 15th June 2020 at 5:00 pm (East Africa time; UTC+3)
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The TRADE Hub project idea is based on the hypothesis that trade in wildlife and agricultural commodities could become an engine for inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction. The role of the hub is therefore to address the intractable challenge of how to eliminate the negative impacts on…

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Friday, December 13, 2019
Applicants meeting the prescribed minimum qualifications above are invited to apply for admission into Master of Philosophy (Helminthology) for the academic year 2019/2020. The Single Image Parasite Quantification in Stool (SIMPAO) Project will offer a two year competitive scholarship to successful… Read More
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The programme intends to provide financial support to disseration research to students of superior academic ability, selected on the basis of demonstrated achievement, financial need, and exceptional promise—to undertake study in selected fields of interest to FORVAC activities in Tanzania. The… Read More
Monday, October 21, 2019
Selected PhD candidates will be registered as full time PhD students at SUA and will have an opportunity to take PhD level courses and specialized laboratory analysis and other types of training at Copenhagen University in Denmark. A candidate with proven laboratory and research experience with… Read More
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The project is supported by the Danish Development Agency (DANIDA) and its main objective is to contribute to the improvement of people’s livelihood through generation of scientific knowledge and commercialization of Green Resource Products (GRPs) in Tanzania. The Project will use two plant…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019
The Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) is funding a focussed research aimed at the design and development of an effective yet cheap and potable rock-phosphate-based biofertilizer for direct application to farmers’ fields. The project is based at the Department of Soil and… Read More
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
As part of implementation of the BSU 3 under the Agroecology thematic area, the programme has set aside funds to sponsor TWO Sokoine University of Agriculture Staff who wish to study under the programme. The programme is hosted in the Department of Crop Science and Horticulture but candidates who… Read More
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The goal of this initiative is to contribute towards training leaders that will foster EAC regional integration. Applicants are expected to study in countries other than their own. Successful applicants will be offered a comprehensive package including scholarships for the masters’ degree…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark– National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU- Aqua) is implementing a research project in aquaculture under the Building Stronger Universities Initiative phase III (BSU…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

The aim of the project is to improve food and nutrition security through processing of pigeon peas and African indigenous vegetables with research activities in Zambezia Province (Mozambique) and Lindi Region (Tanzania). The project has a capacity building component…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Applications are hereby invited for admission to MSc in One Health Molecular Biology at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) for the academic year 2018/2019. The deadline for this round of applications for Master of Science in One Health Molecular Biology will be on 01 October 2018. Successful… Read More
Saturday, June 30, 2018
The Development Corridor Partnership - Building Capacity in Africa and China for Sustainable Development Corridors (DCP)
Thursday, June 21, 2018

The ideal potential candidate should be  highly motivated to conduct research on a selected subject on rodents in Africa. Potential candidates should hold a Master degree either in the natural sciences, Medicine or Veterinary Medicine. The subjects under…

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Friday, March 30, 2018
Applications MUST reach the DANIDA GRILI Project Coordinator by 20th April 2018. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for the interview before the 20th of May and the final decision will be reached before 1st June, 2018.  Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Agricultural Investors as Development Actors (AIDA)?  Examining the development outcomes of foreign agricultural investments with respect to land tenure security and/or water security
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) as a Nominating Agency in the country for the Commonwealth scholarships is inviting applications from qualified Tanzanians for Masters and Doctorate degrees…

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Hungary – Tanzania Educational and Scientific Cooperation was signed in September 2017 between the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the United Republic of Tanzania, and will be effective until 2020.
Friday, December 15, 2017
Successful candidates will be awarded full sponsorship incorporating University fees, research funds, stipend and other costs approved by Sokoine University of Agriculture. 
Friday, December 8, 2017

CYSTINET-Africa, is an interdisciplinary multinational project focusing on the control of Taenia solium, a tapeworm transmitted between humans and pigs.

Taenia solium cysticercosis/taeniasis (TSCT) is an emerging but potentially…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The project on “Agroecology methodology on vegetable crops” invites qualified Tanzanians to apply for a four years PhD scholarship at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, starting early 2020. This project receives support from the Belgian Directorate-General…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

These 25 fellows were selected out of 140 applications that were submitted to Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA). The selection process was conducted by a SACIDS-ACE Panel of assessors drawn from the…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
We are inviting applications for PhD studies by research at Sokoine University of Agriculture partially funded by the Africa Centre of Excellence for Innovative Rodent Pest Management and Biosensor Technology Development (ACE IRPM&BTD) in the academic year 2017/2018 and 2018/2019.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
APOPO in partnership with Sokoine University of Agriculture Tanzania is currently seeking several inquisitive and motivated Ph.D. and MSc. candidates.The PhD scholarships are 3 - 4 and one MSc position in areas of behavioral science and tuberculosis who will be hosted at the College of Veterinary… Read More