Be inspired. Be educated. Be a part of a movement.


We are looking for leaders and innovators.

RICA exists to help inspire a new generation of students to create a future like we’ve never seen before–all while honoring the legacy and history of our past.

Launching July 2019

RICA is currently recruiting qualified students to enroll for classes beginning July 2019. Selected students will pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Conservation Agriculture that is focused on soil conservation, water conservation, One Health, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovative thinking.

All students selected in the program will receive full scholarships, including tuition, fees, room, and board.

The program is a full-time three year undergraduate academic program.


Students will have the opportunity to explore innovative areas of agriculture including:


Food production – animal, plant and food systems



Energy and environmental stewardship



Business, communication, public service and extension education



Irrigation, mechanization and technology.



Soils, water quantity and availability



Nutrition, food safety, food engineering and processing



Ecology, conservation biology and climate


Start a new chapter in your story today.

Criteria for Consideration

Applicants will be considered based on a combination of academic performance, demonstrated leadership, and a passion for agriculture and food security. Finalists will be invited to an interview, an interactive group activity, and an English proficiency exam.

For full requirements and considerations, view our full application.

Online Scholarship Application Opens: October 8, 2018
  • 1 Day to go
Last Day to Submit Scholarship Application: January 15, 2019
  • 79 Days to go
Interview Notifications Sent to Finalists: Sent by February 28, 2019
  • 148 Days till deadline
Finalists Interviews: March 2019
  • 149 Days to go
Offers for Scholarship Awards are Sent: By April 2019
  • 180 Days to go

If you have any questions, please contact or call us at +250789035532.