European Commission GENES MSc & PhD Scholarships for Africans, 2018

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Applications are invited for MSc and PhD Scholarships in Africa/GENES. GENES is funded by the Intra-Africa Program of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission.

GENES will foster diversity and gender equity at the workplace. Therefore, women and persons from underprivileged groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: May 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue MSc and PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study Mobility for plant genomics scholars to accelerate climate-smart adaptation options and food security in Africa / GENES.
  • Scholarship Award: In line with Agreement with Intra-Africa Mobility Scheme of EACEA, the scholarship will cover:
  • Round trip flight ticket and visa costs (using a preferred travel agent and calculated against direct linear distance);
  • Direct participation costs such as tuition fees, registration fees and service fees where applicable;
  • Comprehensive travel insurance (Health, Accident and Travel) }
  • A monthly subsistence allowance for the mobility period.
  • Nationality: The GENES mobility grant is open to all students from any of the partner universities (Target Group 1) and to students from other African universities (Target Group 2).
  • Number of Scholarships: Currently, 10 PhD and 20 MSc scholarships are available.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: The GENES mobility grant is open to all students from any of the partner universities (Target Group 1) and to students from other African universities (Target Group 2).

Target Group 1: This category includes students enrolled (for M.Sc application) or graduated (for PhD application) from all partner universities as follows:

  1. Ebonyi State University; Nigeria
  2. University of Abomey-Calavi; Benin
  3. Jimma University; Ethiopia
  4. University of Yaounde 1

Target Group 2: Students from all African countries

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

To be eligible for a scholarship (i.e. financial support to third parties), master students as well as doctoral candidates referred to as ‘’students’’ must comply with the criteria below at the time of the application for a scholarship:

a) Be a national and resident in any of the eligible countries covered by the Intra-Africa Mobility programme of the EACEA, and

b) Be registered/admitted to or having obtained an HEI degree (or equivalent) from

one of the HEIs included in the GENES consortium (Target group 1)

An HEI not included in the GENES consortium but established in an eligible country (Target group 2) and

c) Have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses in the host countries.

d) NB: students with one-year post-B.Sc but not yet admitted or registered in any of the Partner HEIs is also eligible to apply. However, mobility will begin in the second year of the study, i.e. sponsorship from GENES will be for research work, only.

Students can only benefit from one scholarship under the Intra-Africa or Intra ACP academic mobility scheme (regardless the type of mobility or the funding project).

Students have benefited from scholarship(s) under the previous intra-ACP Academic Mobility Scheme cannot receive the scholarship under the Intra-Africa academic mobility.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Masters Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applicants should submit completed application and all supporting documents by email to genes.ebsu-at-genes-intraafrica.org with a copy to Mr Dennis Okporie, okporiedennis-at-gmail.com, by 30 May 2018.

They should indicate in the subject line (if submitting by email) or super scribe the envelope (if submitting by post) ‘Application for GENES MSc/PhD programme’. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Applications should be sent to genes.ebsu-at-genes-intra-africa.org with the copy to Mr Dennis Okporie, okporiedennis-at-gmail.com.

Other required documents are listed on the application form and include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Scholarship Application form (download from GENES website)
  3. Student proposal (guidelines available from GENES website)
  4. National ID or Copy of Passport Data page
  5. Certificate of degree
  6. Transcript records
  7. Support letter from sending HEIs
  8. Recommendation letter of home supervisor (mandatory for all applicants)
  9. Enrollment proof in degree course from home institution (for MSc applicants)
  10. Curriculum Vitae
  11. Employment certificate (only for staff)
  12. Certificate of English or French language skills
  13. Proof of socio-economic vulnerability (if available)

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The Google Africa Ph.D. Fellowship Program, 2018

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Deadline: January 19, 2018.

Nurturing and maintaining strong relations with the academic community is a top priority at Google. The Google Africa Ph.D. Fellowship Program has been created to support and recognize outstanding students pursuing or looking to pursue Ph.D. level studies in computer science and related areas.

Google Inc., American search engine company, founded in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page that is a subsidiary of the holding company Alphabet Inc. More than 70 percent of worldwide online search requests are handled by Google, placing it at the heart of most Internet users’ experience. It also that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Its headquarters are in Mountain View, California.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Successful students receive named Fellowships, which include a $10,000 award per year over 3 years.
  • The funds are given directly to the university to be distributed to cover the student’s expenses and stipend as appropriate.
  • The funds are given as an unrestricted gift, and it is Google’s policy not to pay for overhead on unrestricted gifts.
  • In addition, the student will be matched with a Google Research Mentor who we hope will become a valuable resource to the student.
  • There is no employment relationship between the student and Google as a result of receiving the fellowship.
  • Fellowship recipients are not subject to intellectual property restrictions unless they complete an internship at Google.
  • Fellowship recipients serving an internship are subject to the same intellectual property and other contractual obligations as any other Google intern.
  • If a Fellowship student is interested, an internship at Google is encouraged, but not guaranteed or required.

Eligibility

For current Ph.D. students

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time Ph.D. program at a university in Africa. Applicants who are currently in their first year of a part-time Ph.D. program and transferring to full-time positions are also welcome to apply.
  • Students should be early stage Ph.D. students, i.e., should not have been into more than 1 year of their Ph.D. Applicants for the 2018 Fellowship must have started their program on or after 1 January 2017.
  • Students must remain enrolled in the Ph.D. program for the duration of the Fellowship or forfeit the award.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related areas.
  • Google employees and family members of Google employees are not eligible.
  • Students who are already receiving another corporate fellowship are not eligible.

For current Undergraduate/Masters students and Professionals

  • Grant of the fellowship to this category of applicants is contingent on them joining a full-time Ph.D. program at a university in Africa within the calendar year of the award.
  • Student applicants must be current full-time Undergraduate or Masters students enrolled at an African university. Professionals must be employed/affiliated with an organization registered in Africa.
  • The Google Fellowship award shall be contingent on the awardee registering for the full-time Ph.D. program of an African university, in Computer Science or related areas, within the calendar year 2018, or the award shall be forfeited.
  • Grant of the Google Fellowship does not mean admission to the Ph.D. program of a university. The awardee must also complete the Ph.D. admission process of the respective institute/university where he/she wishes to register for a Ph.D.
  • Grant of the Google Fellowship will be subject to the rules and guidelines applicable to the institute/university where the awardee registers for the Ph.D. program.
  • Google employees and family members of Google employees are not eligible.
  • Applicants who are already receiving another corporate fellowship are not eligible.

Eligible Regions: Open for all Africans.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Login to your Google Account
  • Applicant’s resume with links to publications (if available).
  • One-page resume of the student’s Ph.D. program advisor.
  • Available transcripts (mark sheets) starting from first year/semester of Bachelor’s degree to date.
  • Research proposal (maximum two pages).
  • Three letters of recommendation from those familiar with the applicant’s work (at least one coming from the thesis adviser in case of current Ph.D. students). If the recommendation writers want to send the letter separately, they can mail it directly to research-africa@google.com with the subject “Recommendation for [applicant-name]”.

Apply online through the given link.

For more information please visit their official website.

Application Deadline: January 19, 2018

Application Form

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MTN Solution Space Fully Funded Masters Scholarships in South Africa, 2017

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Deadline: October 31, 2017.

Applications are invited for Solution Space Scholarships at UCT Graduate School of Business in South Africa. The scholarships are aimed at supporting mid-career professionals and entrepreneurs who have shown a commitment to local development.

The MTN Scholarships’ overarching mission is to build exceptional leadership capacity in Africa as well as creating over time a network of next generation TMT leaders across the continent.

The medium of instruction and examination at UCT is English. International applicants for whom English is a second language have to pass specific language tests.

Course Level: The scholarship only applies to the MBA or MPhil studies at the University of Cape Town’s, Graduate School of Business.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the Business Administration as well as Philosophy.

Scholarship Award: An MTN Scholarship is awarded for one or maximum of two years and covers the full cost of tuition and registration fees at UCT GSB, as set by the business school.

The Scholars can also apply for several types of funding on a discretionary basis. For example an economy-class travel allowance for Scholars traveling from their home country to the business school at the beginning and back home at the end of their degree programme, a stipend, or to attend additional conferences or workshops, or conduct fieldwork and pilots.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: To be considered for an MTN Scholarship:

  • Applicants must be a citizen of an African country and a Permanent Resident for at least 1 year.
  • Applicants should apply to pursue either the MBA or the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the UCT GSB. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme.
  • Financial Need Criteria
    Financial Need must be illustrated as follows:
  • Full declaration of all details required must be recorded in the space provided on the Affidavit for the MTN Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town
  • Details of all property and assets of any nature must be declared on the Affidavit provided.
  • UCT reserves the right to request that applicants furnish evidence of answers/statements on the application form. If it is found that the provided information is false or untrue, the University further reserves the right to disqualify an application and/or to cancel and recover any scholarship funds that may have been paid out to an awardee.

Nationality: Students from African Countries (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: The medium of instruction and examination at UCT is English. International applicants for whom English is a second language are required to submit one of the following:

  • A recent score (obtained within 3 – 5 years before application for admission) of at least 570 (paper-based test) or 230 (computer-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A recent overall band score of 7.0 (with no individual element of the test scoring below 6.0) on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Or, noting that this may only be written at certain designated venues within South Africa, a score of at least 65% on the university’s Placement Test in English for Educational Purposes (PTEEP).

Scholarships in Africa

How to Apply: It is not possible to apply for an MTN Scholarship without applying to the business school.

Applicants must first be eligible and apply for the academic programme at the UCT GSB (via the Admissions Office). For full details about the MBA programme or MPhil Inclusive Innovation programme, criteria and how to apply to the business school click here.

  • Applicants must submit the MTN Scholarship Application online form together with their UCT application number received from the UCT GSB Admissions Office. Required supporting documents include a CV and completed Affidavit.
  • Applicants are then notified if they are selected for an interview.
  • The final decision and award of the MTN Scholarship will be made by a Scholarship Selection panel, following which applicants will be informed by mid-December 2015. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they submit all documents required so they can be considered for both admission and an MTN Scholarship.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is October 31, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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German In-Country/In-Regions Scholarship Progamme for African Students, 2017

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Deadline: July 28, 2017.

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) invites application for DAAD In-Country / In-Regions Scholarship funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). These scholarships are available for Sub-Saharan African applicants to pursue master and doctoral study in Africa.

The aim of the scholarships is to promote the study of Sub-Saharan African Students.

The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), as a publicly funded, self-governing organization of the institutions of higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of funding and scholarship programmes.

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue master and PhD programme.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in the following fields:

  • Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Agronomy
  • Plant Breeding
  • Plant Health
  • Agroforestry

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the followings:

  • Tuition fees Master in XOF- Country Group 1*:50,000 XOF Country Group 2**:400,000 XOF Senegalese Students of ISEP: 90,000 XOF
  • Tuition fees PhD in XOF- Country Group 1*: 75,000 XOF Country Group 2**: 1,000,000 XOF Senegalese Students of ISEP:90,000 XOF
  • Study and research allowance in EUR- 460 EUR (Master) 920 EUR (PhD)
  • Final allowance in EUR 1,025 EUR- 1,025 EUR
  • Monthly Scholarship in EUR (Accommodation, Food etc.)- 300 EUR (Master In-Country) 450 EUR (Master In-Region) 500 EUR (PhD In-Country) 550 EUR (PhD In-Region
  • Travel allowance in EUR (In-Region only)- 220 EUR (Neighbouring Country) 370 EUR (within Region) 690 EUR (across Region)
  • Insurance- if applicable
  • DAAD In-Country/In-Region scholarship holders are also encouraged to apply for a research grant in Germany for 2 up to 6 months. Please note: The short-term research stay in Germany should preferably be announced in the application for the regular scholarship. The short-term research scholarship includes:
  • A monthly scholarship payment for living costs which amounts to 1.000 € per month
  • health/accident/personal liability insurance
  • A lump sum for travel expenses

Numbers of Scholarships: Seven scholarships are available three for the master program and four for PhD program.

Scholarship can be taken in Sub-Saharan Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

  • Have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree
  • (Master candidates) or a two-year university degree (doctoral candidates) with above average results (upper fourth of class)
  • Clearly, show motivation and strong commitment
  • Have thorough knowledge of the language of instruction
  • Have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application
  • Must be nationals or permanent residents of a Sub-Saharan African Country
  • Should generally be a) staff member of a public or private university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector or d) DAFI-Alumni (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative)

Nationality: Sub-Saharan African applicants can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:  Applicants must have a three-year university degree (Master candidates) or a two-year university degree (doctoral).

English Language Requirement: Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of the language of instruction.

Africa Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • First step:
  • Applicants must apply for their studies at CERAAS using the contacts and the method that is prescribed by the institution. CERAAS has set their own deadlines.
  • CERAAS will screen, pre-select (according to DAAD selection criteria) and shortlist the applicants. A detailed report consisting of the shortlisting procedure, the entire list of applicants, the ranked shortlist and the shortlisting panel members will also be availed to DAAD. The ranked shortlist will contain at least double or triple (optional) the number of scholarships that have been attributed to the institution. DAAD reserves the right of final selection.
  • Second step:
  • Pre-selected candidates are asked to log into the DAAD portal and register themselves and submit an DAAD application. The institution is requested to communicate the following information to the shortlisted candidates:
  • Register online via the DAAD-Portal (if not already registered):
  • Apply online via the DAAD-Portal under the tab “Personal Funding“/
  • “Application“
  • Documents to be submitted:
  • DAAD application form duly filled (available in the DAAD-Portal)
  • Hand signed curriculum vitae (please use the European specimen form at http://europass.cedefop. Europa.eu), including a list of publications (if applicable).
  • Recommendation letter by university lecturers (Master 1, PhD 2)
  • Official letter of admission or any other binding document guaranteeing admission to the host university / institution / network
  • Certified copies of university degree certificates including transcripts
  • Letter of motivation (if applicable: mentioning the planned research stay in Germany, see “Additional benefits”)
  • Copy of the passport
  • PhD candidates have to submit the following additional documents:
  • Declaration of acceptance from the academic supervisor
  • Detailed and precise PhD proposal, including detailed work and timetable (if applicable: mentioning the planned research stay in
  • Germany, see “Additional benefits”)
  • Abstract of the proposal on one page (please include name and title of proposal

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 28, 2017.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, 2017

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Deadline: April 12, 2017

The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, also referred to as WU Scholars, is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education.

The WU Scholars program was created to help young people a boost toward a better life. The Western Union Foundation believes education is the surest path to economic opportunity. Educational pursuits to gain knowledge and skills for in-demand, 21st century careers are helping people all over the world climb the economic ladder.

Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program’s three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.

The Institute of International Education, Inc. (IIE), a US private not-for-profit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas, administers the program on behalf of the Western Union Foundation and its contributors.

Benefits

Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Eligibilities

  • Scholarships must be used at an accredited post-secondary institution seeking an undergraduate degree.
  • All applicants must be pursuing a degree/field of study in one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business/entrepreneurship.
  • All applicants for scholarships must be between the ages of 18 – 26 years of age on June 1, 2017.
  • Application must be submitted in English. Translation services may be used to help non-English speakers submit. You will not be penalized for basic errors.
  • Must be able to demonstrate admittance to an accredited post-secondary institution or have applied for admittance.
  • Must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor. If a teacher or professor is unable to submit a recommendation on your behalf, you may also use someone who has supervised you in a youth/community group, volunteer position, job/employment situation, etc.
  • Scholarships must be used on programs resulting in an undergraduate degree. Specialized academic programs (study abroad term, stand-alone language acquisition course, service learning, etc.) are not permitted.
  • Scholarships may not be used for advanced degrees, such as Masters, PhD, JD, etc.
  • Scholarships may be used for tuition or school fees during the academic term immediately following scholarship winner selections (estimated in July). Funds cannot be used for room and board or for school supplies.
  • Immediate family members of controlling officers in Western Union, any of its affiliates and non-affiliated nonprofit entities, or its Agents are not eligible to participate in the scholarship program.
  • All other employees and their family members who meet the other eligibility requirements may apply.

Eligible Regions: Open for All.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.
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Federal Government Overseas Scholarship for Nigerian BSc, MSc and PhD (BEA) Students, 2017

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Deadline: 2017

The Federal Scholarship Board by the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria is now offering the 2017/2018 Bilateral Educational Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to study Overseas.

Application Deadline: The 2017/2018 BEA interviews are between Monday 13th February – Thursday 16th February 2017 across the six geopolitical zones. Candidates are advised to apply online before these dates.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at: Russia, China, Morocco, Turkey, Algeria, Romania, Serbia, Japan, Ukraine, Cuba, Greece, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Mexico, Egypt, Tunisia etc.

Accepted Subject Areas

  • Undergraduate level – Engineering, Geology, Agriculture, Sciences, Mathematics, Languages, Environmental Sciences, Sports, Law, Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Architecture, Medicine (very limited), etc; and
  • Postgraduate level (Masters Degree and Ph.D) in all fields.

About the Federal Scholarship: The Honourable Minister of Education, is hereby inviting interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2017/2018 Nomination Interview for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards for:

  • Undergraduate (UG) studies tenable in Russia, Morocco, Algeria, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt, Turkey, Cuba, Romania, Ukraine, Japan, Macedonia; and
  • Postgraduate (PG) studies tenable in Russia (for those whose first degrees were obtained from Russia), China, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, e.t.c.

Type: The Awards are for Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) studies.

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • All applicants for undergraduate degree courses must possess a minimum qualification of Five (5) Distinctions (As & Bs) in the Senior Secoundary School Certificate, WAEC (May/June) only in the subjects relevant to their fields of study including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Certificates should not be more than Two (2) years old (2014 & 2015).
  • Age limit is from 18 to 20 years.

• Postgraduate Scholarship:

  • All applicants must hold a First Degree with at least 2nd Class Upper Division.
  • The applicants who are previous recipients of Foreign Awards must have completed at least two (2) years post qualification or employment practice in Nigeria.
  • All applicants must have completed N.Y.S.C.
  • Age limit is 35 years for Masters and 40 years for Ph.D.

• Since the BEA countries are non-English speaking, applicants should be prepared to undertake a mandatory one year foreign languare of the country of choice which will be the standard medium of instruction; and

• All applicants for Hungarian Scholarship must visit the website: Hungarian scholarship website.

Number of Scholarships: Several

Benefits: The participating countries are responsible for the tuition and accommodation, while Nigeria government takes care of supplement, warm clothing, health insurance, research grant where applicable and take off.

How long will sponsorship last? The duration of the scholarship offer ranges from 4- 9 years depending on the level of study and the country.

Interview Dates and Zones (Venues): 

North West: Location of interview is Kasu Main Campus

  • Mon 13th Feb: Sokoto and Zamfara states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Kano and Kebbi states
  • Wed 15th Feb: Jigawa and Katsina states
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Kaduna state

North East: Location of interview is FGGC Jalingo, Taraba State

  • Mon 13th Feb: Borno and Yobe states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Bauchi and Gombe states
  • Wed 15th Feb:  Adamawa state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Taraba state

North Central: Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja Kogi state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Benue state and FCT
  • Tues 14th Feb: Niger and Plateau states
  • Wed 15th Feb:   Nasarawa and Kwara state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Kogi state

South West: School of Science, Okebola, Ibadan, Oyo state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Osun and Ondo states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Lagos and Ogun states
  • Wed 15th Feb:  Ekiti state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Oyo state

South South: Federal COE Tech Permanent Site along Asaba-Ibusa rd., Asaba, Delta state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Cross River and  Rivers states
  • Tues 14th Feb: Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa states
  • Wed 15th Feb: Edo  state
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Delta state

South East: Law Faculty, Ebonyi State University, Ebonyi state

  • Mon 13th Feb: Anambra  state
  • Tues 14th Feb: Imo state
  • Wed 15th Feb: Abia and Enugu states
  • Thurs 16th Feb: Ebonyi state

What to bring to Interview: All eligible applicants are to report for interview at the venues scheduled for their respective Zones of origin for proper identification. Two sets of the Printed Completed application forms are usually submitted at the various interview centres with the following attachments:

  • Two sets of Photocopies of Educational Certificates and Testimonials of previous schools attended with the originals for sighting;
  • One certificate is accepted i.e WAEC of May/June only; • Statement of results must be confirmed by WAEC and forwarded to the Director/Secretary, Federal Scholarship Board, Abuja;
  • Two copies of Birth certificate
  • State of Origin/LGA certificate duly signed, stamped and dated;
  • Four (4) passport sized coloured photographs on white background;
  • Academic transcripts and NYSC certificates will be required from applicants for Postgraduate Studies.

How to Apply: Candidates nominated and finally selected by the awarding BEA countries will be required to submit to Federal Scholarship Board the following:

  • Photocopies of Authenticated academic certificates;
  • Data page of current International passport, and
  • Specified Medical Reports & Police clearance certificate.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for details

Sponsors: The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry Of Education, through the Federal Scholarship Board (FSB), Plot 245 Samuel Ademulegun Street Central Business District, Abuja.

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American University in Cairo Fellowships for African Students in Egypt, 2017

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Deadline: February 15,2017.

The American University in Cairo is inviting applications for African Graduate Fellowships. These fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (nine credits or more) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

AUC is a leading English-language, American-accredited institution of higher education and center of the intellectual, social and cultural life of the Arab world. Its community of students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, alumni and other generous sponsors represent more than 60 countries.

All new undergraduate students applying as degree and non degree students must provide evidence of academic English proficiency with the admission application.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for full-time study (nine credits or more) in any of the graduate programs offered at AUC.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded to study the subjects offered at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

Scholarship Award:

  • Tuition fees coverage
  • Monthly stipend
  • Student services and activities fee
  • Medical service and health insurance fees
  • A monthly housing allowance for non-residents of Cairo or accommodation in University Residences at AUC New Cairo
  • In support of their professional training, fellows are assigned 12 hours per week of related academic or administrative work

Scholarship can be taken in the Egypt

Eligibility:

  • Non-Egyptian African nationals
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum overall rating of very good, an overall grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Satisfy AUC graduate admissions requirements, including submission of AUC graduate application, additional documents and any required test scores (GMAT for MBA applicants, GRE for economics, economics in international development, and journalism and mass communication applicants)
  • Submit an International TOEFL iBT exam score or an IELTS exam score meeting the cut-off scores for AUC graduate admissions.

Nationality: Non-Egyptian African nationals can apply for these fellowships.

List of Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants for graduate study must have an acceptable Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, with an academic record at a level sufficient to qualify for full or provisional admission, as described under admission categories.

Test Requirement: Applicants require test scores (GMAT for MBA applicants, GRE for economics, economics in international development, and journalism and mass communication applicants)

English Language Requirement: Applicants who satisfy one or more of the following criteria qualify for exemption:

  • Satisfactory scores on appropriate standardized tests including the SAT and College Board Advanced Placement tests. Students with a verbal SAT 1 score of 1000 on the English components, with a minimum score of 450 on each component, will be exempted from the English placement exam and placed into RHET 1010. Students who have taken Advanced Placement (AP) courses with grades 4 and above may be granted transfer credits.
  • Successful completion of one or more non-remedial, university-level English courses
  • Successful completion of English-medium secondary school course work and examinations that qualify for advanced placement, including the International Baccalaureate diploma program, the 13th year of Canadian education and the GCE A-Level Certificate in English.

Africa Scholarships

How to Apply: Students must submit the online application. For an application to be processed, the following documents must be included:

  • Application form filled out as per the instructions indicated at the end of the form.
  • Personal statement (Form 2) of no less than 500 words. Applicants selecting two programs for admission consideration should include two separate statements.
  • Updated CV that must include work experience and educational background.
  • Official transcript(s) from all higher education institutions attended, with proof of degree completion. Unofficial, clear, scanned copies are acceptable for processing purposes, but final admission is not granted until the original, official transcripts are submitted, reviewed and approved by the Office of Graduate Admissions.
  • Two letters of recommendation. PhD applicants are required to submit three letters of recommendation.
  • Medical reports: Valid for Egyptian applicants if taken within six months prior to registration. Valid for non-Egyptian applicants if taken within one month prior to registration and must include an HIV test (for student visa purposes). To qualify for and maintain a student visa, the student must register full-time (three courses) each semester. Additional details will be provided upon admission.
  • Proof of financial resources to meet costs of AUC

Application Form

Application Deadline: Applications and all supporting documents should be submitted by February 15,2017.

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Islamic Development Bank Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development, 2017

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Deadline: 30 November 2016

Islamic Development Bank Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development , and applications are submitted till 30 November 2016. Applications are invited for IDB Prize available for both individuals and organizations. The prize aims to recognize the essential role of women in managing water resources and thereby, improving the economic and social conditions of their communities. The Prize consists of two cash awards-U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women and U.S. $ 100,000 for an organization. To be eligible, women candidate should be engage in activities and /or reside in one of the IDB member countries or in a Muslim community in non-member countries. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | IDB member countries and Muslim community in non-member countries

Level: Prize is available for women who have developed or be actively involved in projects/activities that are innovative and helped to improve access to safe and affordable water.

Field(s):  The theme of prize is “Women’s Contribution to Water Resources Management”.

Funded By: Islamic Development Bank

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  Islamic Development Bank Prize is targeted for IDB member countries (Guinea Bissau, Libya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Tajikistan, Gabon, Indonesia, Gambia, Jordan, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Kyrgyz, Lebanon, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Pakistan,Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Benin, Sierra Leone, Cote dIvoire, Brunei, Djibouti, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Albania, Bangladesh, Somalia, Senegal and Comoros) and for Muslim communities in non-member countries.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Not Known

Scholarship covers: The Prize consists of two cash awards;

  1. U.S. $ 50,000 for a woman or a group of women
  2. U.S. $ 100,000 for an organization

The Prize is awarded during the Annual Meeting of the IDB Board of Governors.

Description

The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 (1427H) to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world and in alignment with the recommendations of the IDB Women’s Advisory Panel. The Panel is composed of 12 prominent women recognized as leaders in their fields who advise the Bank on how to enhance women’s participation in the socio-economic development process. The  Islamic Development Bank Prize is awarded annually in order to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world

Eligibility

The Nominee for Islamic Development Bank Prize must:

  • Be a woman.
  • Engage in activities and /or reside in one of the IDB member countries or in a Muslim community in non-member countries.
  • Hold values and principles and exhibit work that do not conflict with those of the IDB.
  • Have activities that have proven to be effective.
  • Have developed or be actively involved in projects/activities that are innovative and helped to improve access to safe and affordable water.
  • Have work that is exemplary and worthy of emulation.
  • Serve as a role model for other women.
  • Be nominated by an organization

Selection Criteria:

The general criteria applied in selecting and assessing nominations for the Prize for both individuals and organizations include the following:

  • Impact – Individuals and organizations nominated should exhibit projects that have contributed to the improvement of the socio-economic status of women and helped them to build their capacities.
  • Creativity – Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are outstanding, innovative and unique
  • Outreach – Individuals and organizations nominated should have mechanisms for extending their projects/activities to surrounding areas to ensure their services are offered to as many women as possible.
  • Sustainability – Individuals and organizations nominated should have projects/activities that are sustainable

Prizes will be awarded during the 41st Board of IDB Governors Meeting scheduled to take place in 1437H ( 2016G)

Scholarship Application Method

  • Applications are submitted by email or post.

Scholarship Applications are due on 30th November 2016.

  • Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
  • It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Total Petroleum Ghana Limited (TPGL) Scholarships in Ghana, 2016/2017

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Deadline: October 28, 2016.

Total Petroleum Ghana Limited in collaboration with KNUST is offering scholarships for 2016/2017 academic year. Ghanaian applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

University’s mission is to provide an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in Science and Technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and other nations.

KNUST has a rich history in its evolution into a first class University over the years. Kwame Nkrumah, the African Personality of the Century and pioneer of African independence is the founder of KNUST.

Course Level: These scholarships are applicable to first, second, third and final year students of the College of Engineering of KNUST.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded at the College of Engineering of KNUST.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships are limited and only for brilliant and needy students who cannot afford to pay the full fees. Do not apply for a scholarship if you or your parents can pay the full fees.

Scholarship can be taken in Ghana

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • The Scholarship is opened to all First (1st) year students of the University, pursuing full-time programmes from the College of Engineering.
  • All applicants must be Ghanaian Regular Students (Non- Fee paying).
  • Applicants should not be a beneficiary of another Scholarship scheme at the time of application
  • Preference will be given to Females.

Nationality: Ghanaian applicants are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The Scholarship is opened to all First (1st) year   students of the University, pursuing full-time programmes from the College of Engineering.

Scholarships in Ghana

How to Apply: Applications should be sent via post. All prospective student applicants must have results of Aggregate Six (6) to Nine (9) and also provide PROOF OF NEED.

Applicants are to include the following documents;

  • Admission Letter
  • Acceptance Letter
  • WASSCE Certificate
  • High School Transcripts or All Terminal Reports
  • Recommendation Letters/Testimonial
  • Awards and Certificates (If Any).

Application Form

Application Deadline:  Scholarship application deadline is 28th October 2016.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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University of Ghana General Electric Scholarship for Ghanaian Students, 2016/2017

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Deadline: October 14, 2016
The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2016-2017 applications for the award of The GE scholarship for undergraduate students from areas of Computer Science or applied sciences at University of Ghana. Ghanaian applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The Scholarship covers academic and residential fees, book allowance and out of pocket. In addition leadership training and limited Internship may be offered. Scholarships are renewable annually provided they maintain a Grade Point Average of (GPA) 2.5 or better.

The University of Ghana provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Study Subject: The Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO) is accepting 2016/17 applications for the award of The GE Scholarship for UG students from areas of need reading BA Computer Science or any of the following Applied Sciences at University of Ghana:

  • School of Engineering: Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Material Science and Engineering
  • School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Bachelor of Science in Earth Science; Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

Scholarship Award: The Scholarship covers academic and residential fees, book allowance and out of pocket. In addition leadership training and limited Internship may be offered as long as an excellent academic standard of at least a 2.5 CGPA continues to be met and need is demonstrated.

Scholarship can be taken in Ghana

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Are a Ghanaian.
  • Are a Level 100 student.
  • Obtained an aggregate of 15 or better at the WASSCE.
  • Are able to demonstrate limited family income and/or insufficient funds to cover most or all educational related expenses.
  • Have the will to succeed (determination, perseverance, and success in other pursuits).
  • Are reading BA Computer Science or Basic Applied Sciences in the following areas: BSc in Information Technology, Material Science, and Engineering, Earth Science, Computer Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Will maintain a 2.5 CGPA
  • Are of a Good Conduct.

Nationality: Ghanaian applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants are a Level 100 student and have obtained an aggregate of 15 or better at the WASSCE.

How to Apply: Download and submit a completed GE- Fund Scholarship Application Form and the required essays, a copy of applicant’s academic records (WASSCE grades), letters of recommendation and supporting need documents.

The following are examples of documents that can be used to support this application:

For need:

  • An official pays slip or payroll record of parents/guardians or the applicant.
    • Recent school receipts/ bills of siblings of school going age.
    • Tax return receipts– IRS, VAT, tabletop hawking receipts, etc.
    • Birth Certificates (of siblings).
    • Death Certificate or Burial permit (in the case of death of a parent).
    • Pension letter for retired parents/guardians.
    • Bank Statements / Ghana Cocoa Board Farmers Association Passbook.
    • SSNIT contribution statements.
    • Money transfer receipts.
    • National Health Insurance receipts (showing premium paid).
    • Evidence of other dependents of parents/guardians.
    • Any other supporting documents that you believe will assist in the processing, of your application.

For Academic
• High School Transcripts (Terminal Reports)
• West African Senior School Certificate Exam Results (WASSCE)
• University Acceptance Letter
• Records regarding achievement tests, academic awards, honors, and substantive assessments by teachers, including letters of recommendation.
• Confirm that you are not currently receiving support through any other scholarship program.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Deadline for the submission of applications is October 14th, 2016.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Jim Ovia Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students, 2016

 

Deadline: November 15, 2016

Jim Ovia Scholarship (formerly known as MUSTE Scholarship) board is inviting eligible Nigerian undergraduate students to apply for the 2016-2017 scholarship awards.

The awardees are given funding for undergraduate study for the duration of the undergraduate program. The award includes tuition and maintenance allowance. The scheme offers an average of 100 opportunities every year. The Financial records show that as at October 2010, Mr. Ovia has invested 100 Million Naira in the program on 1500 beneficiaries.

Goals of the Scholarship

The Jim Ovia Scholarships aims to

  • To promote access to tertiary education
  • To invest in the future leaders of Nigeria
  • To provide a platform that encourages competitiveness and promotes equal opportunities in workplace
  • To bridge the knowledge gap among Nigerian Youth

Eligibility

Below are the requirements to be eligible for the 2016 scholarship awards;

  • The scholarship is open to all potential students of Nigerian citizenship.
  • One hundred (100) awardees are selected each year from a pool of eligible applicants.
  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of personal intellectual ability, leadership capability and a desire to contribute to society at large to improve the lives of others.

NOTE: Since “potential students of Nigerian citizenship” is stated as the requirement, students of Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigerian can apply for this scholarship.

Application Procedure

All applicant are to apply online. Both fresh students of tertiary institutions and those that are already in tertiary institutions (new and renewal) can apply. You can go to the application page by clicking here.

For Matriculated Students (New and Renewal)

  • Valid Government ID (e.g. International passport, Voter’s Card, National ID or Driver’s License) Please note that a certificate of origin or birth certificate will not be accepted as a valid form of ID. The only exception will be for minors below the age of 18 years who are unable to apply for a government ID. In which case, a birth certificate will be accepted in lieu of a government ID for such minors.
  • An official original letter (not photocopied) letter from your school/Head of Department stating the following:
    • Your full-name
    • Course Title
    • Department of Study
    • CGPA
    • Gender
    • Matriculation number

For Newly Matriculated Students

Newly matriculated who have not yet received a matriculation number or school ID must provide a provisional admission letter to their institution of study.

  • Original Secondary School Certificate (WAEC or NECO)
  • Original JAMB certificate
  • A valid student ID for your host institution (University/College)
  • A passport photograph

When you get to the Jim Ovia scholarship application portal, click on ‘LOG IN’ or ‘REGISTER NOW’ at top right hand corner of the homepage. Create a new account or login with your existing credentials if you already have a Jim Ovia Scholar Account.

Deadline

Between September 15 and November 15, 2016 when the Jim Ovia scholarship application form becomes available, you can begin your application. Ensure to fill out all the data completely and accurately on your application.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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MTN Scholarships for African Students at University of Capetown in South Africa, 2016

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Deadline: October 31, 2016.

The University of Capetown is inviting applications for MTN Solution Space Scholarships. These scholarships are open to African students for pursuing MBA or MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the Graduate School of Business.

The Solution Space Scholarships were created to nurture a new generation of leaders that move beyond “business as usual” to envision, develop and test new models that will shape our future.

The overarching mission of the MTN Scholarship programme is to build exceptional leadership capacity in the technology, media and telecom sector, by providing excellent educational and training opportunities to individual Africans with leadership potential, as well as creating over time a network of next generation TMT leaders across the continent.

Applicants must first be eligible, comply with and apply for the MBA or MPhil programmes entrance requirements at the UCT Graduate School of Business.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MBA or MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the Graduate School of Business.

Study Subject: For the academic year 2016-2017 we will be offering scholarships to those passionate about:

  • Education: How might we use digital technologies, adaptive learning tools and analytics to enable personalised learning that leads to improved learning outcomes for the majority in Africa? How can digital technologies, devices and blended learning pedagogy be used for impact in school environments?
  • Health and Wellbeing: How might we use digital technologies to address challenges in Africa across healthcare, nutrition, mental health or safety and violence for the majority? How might data deliver more advanced tools for health prevention, participation, diagnosis and treatment?
  • Smart Cities: How might we use the Internet of Things (IoT), civic tech and open data to address the challenges of urbanisation in African cities, such as traffic congestion, waste disposal and rising energy usage?
  • Open Imagination: We are open to outside-of-the-box technology-enabled ideas. So if you believe you have an idea and project that we will want to hear about, submit your application under the category Open Imagination.

Scholarship Award: An MTN Scholarship is awarded for one or maximum of two years and covers the full cost of tuition and registration fees at UCT GSB, as set by the business school. The Scholars can also apply for several types of funding on a discretionary basis. For example an economy-class travel allowance for Scholars travelling from their home country to the business school at the beginning and back home at the end of their degree programme, a stipend, or to attend additional conferences or workshops, or conduct fieldwork and pilots.

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

Eligibility: To be considered for an MTN Scholarship you must:

  1. Applicants must be a citizen of an African country and a Permanent Resident for at least 1 year.
  2. Apply to pursue either the MBA or the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the UCT GSB. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme. For full details about the MBA programme or MPhil programme, criteria and how to apply to the business school click here
  3. Financial Need Criteria: Financial need must be illustrated as follows
  • Full declaration of all details required must be recorded in the space provided on the Affidavit for the MTN Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town
  • Details fo all property and assets of any nature must be declared on the Affidavit provided.
  • UCT reserves the right to request that applicants furnish evidence of answers/statements on the application form. If it is found that the provided information is false or untrue, the University further reserves the right to disqualify an application and/or to cancel and recover any scholarship funds that may have been paid out to an awardee

Nationality: Citizens of African country can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must first be eligible, comply with and apply for the MBA or MPhil programmes entrance requirements at the UCT Graduate School of Business.

How to Apply: Applicants must first be eligible and apply for the academic programme at the UCT GSB (via the Admissions Office).

  • Applicants must submit the MTN Scholarship Application online form together with their UCT application number received from the UCT GSB Admissions Office. Required supporting documents include a CV and completed Affidavit.
  • Applicants are then notified if they are selected for an interview.
  • The final decision and award of the MTN Scholarship will be made by a Scholarship selection panel, following which applicants will be informed by mid-December 2015. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme.

Application Form

Application Deadline:  The application deadline is 31 October 2016.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Machel-Mandela Fellows Programme In South Africa For Africans & Foreigners 2016

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Deadline: October 15, 2016.

The Brenthurst Foundation is inviting applications from young graduates for the Machel-Mandela Fellows Programme. African and overseas are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

The Machel-Mandela Fellows programme aims to be the most prestigious of its kind in Africa. It helps sharpen the Brenthurst Foundation’s focus on Africa’s burgeoning youth population and helps nurture Africa’s future leaders.

The Brenthurst Foundation is on the frontier of new ideas and innovative actions for strengthening Africa’s economic performance. One of the main principles which underpin the Foundation’s work is that economic growth is the best means to achieve prosperity and political stability. We are ever-mindful that higher growth rates are not, however, the only indicator of success.

In order to be eligible applicants must have excellent spoken and written English. African and other languages an asset and also have excellent communication skills.

Course Level: This is six months fellowship programme.

Study Subject: Fellows will work directly with and assist the Foundation’s staff on a range of projects and activities, some of which will require foreign travel.

Scholarship Award: An all-inclusive stipend per month and accommodation (subject to Foundation policy) will be provided. Other work-related expenses may also be covered subject to agreement with the Foundation.

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa (Parktown, Johannesburg)

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship:

  • Under 30 years of age
  • An Undergraduate or Masters level degree
  • Excellent spoken and written English. African and other languages an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and reliable, a self-starter who requires minimal oversight and management
  • Able to balance deadlines and attention to detail
  • Fluency in all basic IT skills
  • Copy editing and proof-reading skills an asset
  • A passion for Africa and a keen interest in new thinking and strategies to strengthen Africa’s economic performance
  • Broad knowledge of African politics and economics
  • Familiarity with the work of the Brenthurst Foundation.

Nationality: Applicants from Africa and Abroad are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be under 30 years of age and must have an Undergraduate or Masters level degree.

English language Requirements: Applicants must have excellent spoken and written English. African and other languages an asset and also h

How to Apply: Please address your application to Ms Leila Jack at jackl(at)eoson.co.za quoting ‘Machel-Mandela Fellow’ in the subject line.

You will need to send:

  • An up-to-date CV with references’ details
  • A covering letter – no more than 500 words, outlining your interest in the position and the skills you can bring to bear
  • A writing sample – this can be any piece of work, for example, an essay or a published article, of any length.
  • The earliest date you would be able to start
  • Details of where you saw the programme advertised.

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 15 October 2016. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us by 4 November 2016 please assume your application to be unsuccessful.

Official Scholarship Website

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ARISE Scholarships for Masters and Doctoral Students in Africa, 2016

 

Deadline: August 25, 2016.

Africa Regional International Staff/Student Exchange (ARISE) is inviting applications from African nationals for scholarships. Scholarships are available for the students who are registered for a full degree masters or doctoral program at a home African university to spend time (minimum 10 months) at one of the ARISE partner institutions .

Africa Regional International Staff/Student Exchange (ARISE) is a project of the Intra-ACP academic mobility scheme promotes cooperation between higher education institutions (HEIs) and supports mobility in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific (ACP) regions.

The program aims to increase access to quality education that will encourage and enable ACP students to undertake postgraduate studies, and to promote student retention in the region along with mobility of staff (academic and administrative) while increasing the competitiveness and attractiveness of the institutions themselves.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for masters or doctoral students to spend time (minimum 10 months) at one of the ARISE partner institution (Addis Ababa University, University of Rwanda, University of Cape Town, University of Ghana, Makerere University and University of Nairobi)

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the fields of Agriculture, Medical Sciences, Engineering, and Energy.

Scholarship Award: The Scholarship Covers

  • Roundtrip economy class airfare and Visa Costs.
  • Tuition and Service Fees where applicable.
  • Medical Aid.
  • Monthly Subsistence: €600 Masters, €900 Doctorates, €1000 staff members

Scholarship can be taken in Africa (Ethiopia, Rwanda, South Africa, Ghana, Uganda and Kenya)

Eligibility:

Full degree scholarships for Masters students: Students who meet the criteria will be able to apply for full degree scholarship for completion of a Masters degree at one of the Higher Education Institutions in the consortium.

Sandwich Ph.D. mobilities: Students who are already enrolled for a Ph.D. at their home institution will be able to apply for an 11 month period of supervised research at a host university that is one of the Higher Education Institutions in the consortium.

Academic and administrative staff mobilities: Staff employed by the Higher Education Institutions of the consortium will be able to apply for short term mobility opportunities which could include benchmarking exercises, sabbatical research periods, guest lecturing, curriculum development, knowledge and resource sharing trips etc. on the basis that both institutions support the trip.

Exchange opportunities (Masters and PhD): Students registered as full-degree students at one of the partner universities comprising the consortium, spend a short period (10 months and less) at one of the other institutions in the consortium and return to their home institution after the exchange period to complete their degree at the home institution. Exchange students will spend their period at the host university as researchers mainly, being engaged in literature reviews, specialized theoretical or methodological training, or field studies and they will closely co-operate with their African (host) and African (home) supervisors.

Nationality: African students can apply for these ARISE scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Application Requirements for Masters and Doctoral exchanges

  • Candidate must be a registered student at the home university.
  • Must secure an academic host at the host university.
  • Applications are considered on merit and must meet academic requirements

How to Apply: Please complete the online application.  If students are a first time user, they will need to register; if they are already registered, simply log in. Applicants will also be asked to submit electronic versions of their resume, essay responses, transcripts, and name and email of references. Please scan transcripts and resumes into electronic format (PDF format preferred for all requested documents).

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 25th August 2016.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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Apply for the 17th NIIT National Scholarship For Nigerian Students

 

Deadline: July 15, 2016

The 17th NIIT Nigeria National Scholarship is being announced to provide Scholarship assistance to deserving and meritorious students across various disciplines – School Leavers, Under Graduates, Graduates [Unemployed, Under-Employed], Individuals desirous of enhancing their technical skill-sets and students in general who aspire to know about I.T. and career in I.T. The offer is to enable them realize their dream of a successful career in the field of Information Technology and related Industries.

NIIT, the leading Global Talent Development Corporation, established its presence in Nigeria by setting up an education centre in Ikeja, Lagos in 1999 and since then affirmed its support to prepare the youth in the country for lucrative IT careers.

For the first time NIIT is launching futuristic cutting-edge Digital Transformation Programs like digiNxt-MMS, digNxt-Big Data, digNxt-Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops, digNxt-Digital Marketing in Nigeria, to cater to the changing future-skill-sets requirement of the industry and help create job-ready talent pool for the fast evolving global economy.

In addition NIIT is also launching state-of-the-art program in financial accounting- “Tally.ERP9” in Nigeria. This program is a robust ERP product and a complete business management solution tool.

Besides, NIIT also offers various programs like Revolutionary MMS (Software Engineering and Infrastructure Management), Oracle 12C, Server Infrastructure on WS 2012, Kit-Kat, CCNA & CCNP, A+ & N+, S+, Web Design & Development, Graphic Designing using CS6, MIS, PMP5 and many more.

While MMS-Software Engineering course will expose the student to technologies like Office 2013, Java 7, Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012, ASP.net, MVC 4.5, HTML 5, JQuery, Java Script. MMS-Infrastructure Management course will enable students to learn Office 2013, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft Share Point 2013.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Website of the NIIT Nigeria to apply.

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