Regional Initiative in Science and Education (RISE)

In Numbers

Total Students and Graduates: 181

Nationalities Represented: 17*


Currently Enrolled: 84**

Degrees & Fellowships Completed: 113***


*One scientist has dual citizenship in Namibia and Rwanda.
**Eight scientists are currently pursuing a second degree through RISE.
***Two scientists have earned both a master's degree and a doctorate through RISE. RISE sponsored the postdoctoral fellowships of six of its PhD graduates.

Updated: December 2016