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Master Scholarships in Fisheries/Biodiversity at Bunda College, University of Malawi

Published on Feb 24 2010 // Masters, Scholarships in Malawi

The NEPAD- Southern Africa Network for Bio Sciences (SANBio) is implementing the Finnish- South African Partnership Programme known as “BioFISA” which will enable SANBio to roll out its Business Plan in the SADC region over a period of three years. For effective implementation, the BioFISA Programme is divided into five interlinked components among them is the R & D Projects. The NEPAD/SANBio-Regional Fish Node at Bunda College, University of Malawi is implementing one of the eight R & D priority projects focusing on securing fish biodiversity found in some of the large inland water bodies in Southern Africa.

The NEPAD/SANBio-Fish Node is pleased to announce two scholarships in Fish Genetics available not later than April 2010. The scholarships are tenable at the University of Malawi, Bunda College and the University of Zambia (UNZA) or the Copperbelt University (CBU) in Zambia. Bright young men and women from the SANBio Network Region (Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are encouraged to apply for these two year prestigious scholarships.


The candidate will have been admitted for an MSc in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, Fish Biodiversity or related fields in one of the following Universities:

  • University of Malawi (Bunda College)
  • University of Zambia (UNZA)
  • Copperbelt University (CBU)

The applications should include copies of:

  • Admission letters from the stated Universities
  • Academic transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation from two academic referees
  • Full Curriculum Vitae

The scholarship covers costs of travel, tuition, board and lodging, research and stipend.


Applications should reach the undersigned before the 30th of March 2010.

The Technical Coordinator
NEPAD/SANBio- Regional Fish Node
University of Malawi
Bunda College, Box 219 Lilongwe
Tel: +265 1 929 645
Cell:+265 999 510 796


For admission to The University of Zambia or Copperbelt University contact:
Dr. Cyprian Katongo at:

University of Zambia
School of Natural Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
P.O. Box 32369, Lusaka, Zambia
Cell +260 977 651 266


Copperbelt University
School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
P.O. Box 21692, Kitwe, Zambia

For admission to The University of Malawi, Bunda College contact:

Dr Daud Kassam
University of Malawi
Bunda College,
P.O Box 219 Lilongwe, Malawi
Tel: +265 1 927 521
Cell: +265 999 103 246

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