In a bold move to promote global agricultural innovation and education, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, has recently unveiled a new scholarship programme aimed at international students pursuing studies in the fields of agriculture. The renowned institution, known for its commitment to sustainable farming practices and cutting-edge research, is set to provide a unique opportunity for aspiring agriculturalists from around the world.
The scholarship, aptly named as the ‘Agric Scholarship for International Students 2013/2014, Funded by the David Oyedepo Foundation’, seeks to attract exceptional talents, who are passionate about advancing the agriculture sector. Under this initiative, eligible international students would have the opportunity to receive 100% tuition throughout their academic journeys. The scholarship is specifically meant for Africans, excluding Nigerians, who are interested in studying agric-related courses in Landmark University. Applications is through the David Oyedepo Foundation online scholarship portal and deadline is September 3, 2023. Prospective candidates would be evaluated based on their academic achievements, leadership potentials, and demonstrated commitment to making positive impact in the agriculture sector.
The scholarship covers a wide range of agricultural disciplines, including soil science, animal science, agricultural extension and rural development, agricultural economics, as well as crop horticulture and landscape. The announcement has elicited considerable interest among international students and agricultural enthusiasts considering Landmark University’s reputation, as a pioneer in sustainable agriculture. Interested students are encouraged to visit the university’s official website for detailed information on eligibility criteria, application deadlines, and selection process.