The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) has released the details of the 2022 Plant Nutrition Scholar Award program that is available to graduate students enrolled in programs specializing in the sciences of plant nutrition and management of crop nutrients.

The 2022 African Plant Nutrition Scholar Award Program will offer ten (10) awards of $2,000 (U.S. Dollars) to M.Sc., M.Phil., or Ph.D. students in the disciplines of soil science, agronomy, and horticultural or tree crop science with a focus on plant nutrition. Students must also be attending a degree-granting institution located in Africa.

We are pleased to be able to continue this partnership with the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and the OCP Group, which recognizes outstanding graduate students focused on advancing the science of crop nutrition within Africa,” explains APNI Director General, Dr. Kaushik Majumdar.

Candidates must be enrolled in a program of graduate study as of the application deadline of 30 April, 2022.

All details can be found at the Scholar Award website

African Plant Nutrition Scholar Awards are co-sponsored by the African Plant Nutrition Institute, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (, and OCP Group (


About APNI:

The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) is a not-for-profit research and education organization founded in 2019 and based in Benguérir, Morocco. Our mission is enhanced plant nutrition for a resilient and food-secure Africa.