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The Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is offering 8 scholarships for South African students to study at universities in Algeria.

The Department of Higher Education and Training is one of the departments of the South African government. It oversees universities and other post-secondary education in South Africa.

The language of instruction is French and one year of language training is included in the scholarship.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor’s programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Technical Sciences, Science of matter, Mathematics and computer sciences and French.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers tuition, accommodation subsidy and a basic living allowance. Successful applicants will be expected to cover the cost of travel to Algeria and any additional living expenses.

Scholarship can be taken in Algeria

Eligibility:

  • South African citizens in good health with a strong academic record;
  • A National Senior Certificate with Bachelor’s pass and a minimum of 60% average (excluding Life Orientation);
  • 25 years old or younger;
  • Available to students in Algeria from September 2017;
  • Must have university entrance on NSC certificate and meet the minimum requirements to gain entry into a similar course at a South African university;
  • Intend to return to South Africa at the end of your studies.

Nationality: South African citizens are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: The language of instruction is French and one year of language training is included in the scholarship.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following documents via email.

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of Matric certificate
  • Copy of passport

Application Form

Application Deadline: Application deadline is July 18, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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Applications are invited for PASET Regional Scholarships and Innovation Fund for PhD Scholars in three eligible thematic areas are Information Communications Technology (ICT), Food security and Mining, materials and minerals engineering. Applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

RSIF aims to provide the ecosystem necessary to nurture its scholars during their Ph.D. program and continue to create the support system for them after graduation.

The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) was launched in 2013 by the Governments of Senegal, Ethiopia, and Rwanda with facilitation by the World Bank. It aims to address systemic gaps in skills and knowledge in Sub-Saharan Africa’s priority ASET fields and to build the capacity of African education and training institutions to train high-quality technicians, engineers, and scientists to meet the demands of the economy.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Ph.D. programme.

Study Subject: Applicants must have applied to at least one of RSIF’s African Host Universities in at least one of the thematic areas. For the 2017/2018 cohort, the 3 eligible thematic areas are:

* Information Communications Technology (ICT)
* Food security
* Mining, materials and minerals engineering.

 Scholarship Award: The program provides financial support for up to 4 years of the Ph.D. program with an annual support package of US$ 24,400. Students admitted to the program will receive a stipend of $14,400 per year to cover expenses such as travel to/from home country, health insurance, living expenses, etc. The balance amount of the scholarship package will go towards tuition, research funding for the Ph.D. supervisor and scholarship administration.

Number of Scholarships: Up to 50 scholarships will be awarded in the first round. There is a plan to increase the number of scholarship recipients in the future.

Scholarship can be taken in order to be eligible for the RSIF scholarship; applicants must apply to one of the four RSIF Host Universities:

  • University of Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Cote d’Ivoire
  • University of Gaston Berger, Senegal
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania
  • African University of Science and Technology, Nigeria 

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

Students will be selected based on several criteria including ones set by the host institution and also by PASET. Below are the eligibility requirements for the current Call for Applications.

  • Applicants must be citizens of a sub-Saharan African country.
  • Applicants must have applied to at least one of RSIF’s African Host Universities in at least one of the thematic areas. For the 2017/2018 cohort, the 3 eligible thematic areas are:

* Information Communications Technology (ICT)
* Food security
* Mining, materials and minerals engineering.

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field of study.

Applicants must be willing to enroll full-time in the Ph.D. program. Students may take on teaching/research assistantship related to their discipline of study on the campus where they are pursuing their Ph.D. program.

Priority Will Be Given To Applicants Who:

  • Are junior African faculty/academic staff with 1-5 years of teaching/research experience but no PhD
  • Have a compelling life history and academic trajectory
  • Demonstrate a commitment to pursuing an academic career beyond the scholarship period
  • Demonstrate leadership potential, such as community service in areas related to PASET RSIF fields of study
  • Are women or ethnic minorities; have physical disabilities

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: There is no age restriction for applicants for the RSIF program. Any candidate with a relevant Master’s degree but no Ph.D. is eligible to apply. However, please check the individual requirements of the universities to which you are applying for their eligibility rules.

English Language Requirements: Proficiency in one of the languages i.e. French and English is mandatory. For this round, two of the universities selected are Francophone and the other two are Anglophone. Visit the websites below to assess the language requirements and support provided by Host Centers

Africa Scholarships

How to Apply: Application Documents Required

  • Statement of purpose (750 words)
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript
  • Master’s degree certificate and transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Recommendation Letters (submit emails of two references)

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline July 24, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Applications are invited for six full-time HEARD PhD Research Scholarship at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Citizens of all African countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The aim of our PhD programme is to produce expertly qualified graduates to advise or to be part of influential policy-making or programme implementing entities in Africa.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal or UKZN is a university with five campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. It was formed on 1 January 2004 after the merger between the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Study Subject: Six full-time PhD scholarships are available to students conducting research in one of the following areas:

  • Health Systems Strengthening
  • Health Economics
  • Health Financing
  • Unsafe Abortions
  • Contraception
  • Universal Health Care Financing
  • Gender-based Violence

Scholarship Award: Scholarship offers:

  • The scholarship will commence in February 2018.
  • The value of each scholarship is R 600, 000. It will be paid in equal tranches over three years.
  • Tranche payments will be conditional on research progress
  • Successful candidates are required to be based in Durban, South Africa, for the duration of the scholarship, with the exception of the time during which they may undertake field research elsewhere.

Number of Scholarships: Six full-time PhD scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

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

  • Applications are invited from citizens of all African countries.
  • Female candidates and, in the case of South Africa, those from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, are especially encouraged to apply.

Nationality: Citizens of all 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: 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.

Africa Scholarships

How to Apply: Application requirements:

  • A letter of motivation
  • A four to five-page concept note
  • Certified copies of both your academic qualifications and your full academic records. In the case of qualifications obtained from non- English speaking countries, an English translation must be included
  • A certified copy of your ID/passport
  • An academic letter of reference (ideally two).
  • Applications must be submitted by completing this online application form.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 21, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Applicants are invited to apply for “The African Union Commission Scholarships” in Africa for the academic session of 2017. These scholarships are available for African applicants to pursue Masters or PhD programmes at the Pan African University Institutes.

The aim of the scholarships is to encourage study of young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries.

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide quality postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.

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

Study Subject: These scholarships will be awarded in following fields:

PAU Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology, and Innovation at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Masters (MSc)

  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Mathematics( Financial options)
  • Mathematics (statistical option)
  • Mathematics (computation option)
  • Civil Engineering (Structural option)
  • Civil Engineering (Arid and Semi-Arid Land option)
  • Electrical Engineering (Power systems option)
  • Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications option)
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

PhD

  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Mathematics (Financial options)
  • Mathematics (Statistics option)
  • Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications options)
  • Electrical Engineering ( Power systems option)

PAU Institute for Life and Earth Sciences – including Health and Agriculture at the University of Ibaden, Nigeria

Masters (MSc)

  • Geosciences (Mineral Exploration)
  • Geosciences (Petroleum Geoscience, option)
  • Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)
  • Plant Breeding
  • Environmental Management
  • Photochemistry & Medicinal plants
  • Sports Sciences (Sports Development and management Studies option)
  • Veterinary medicine (avian medicine option)
  • Veterinary medicine (vaccine production & Management option)

PhD

  • Geosciences (Mineral Exploration option)
  • Geosciences ( Petroleum Geosciences option)
  • Health Sciences (Reproductive Health option)
  • Health Sciences (Reproductive Biology option)
  • Plant Breeding
  • Environmental Management

PAU Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Yaounde and the University of Buea, Cameroon

Masters (MA)

  • Governance and Regional Integration
  • Trans-Border languages (Kiswahili option)
  • Conference Interpreting
  • Translation

PhD

  • Governance and regional Integration
  • Translation

PAU Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including climate change, at the University of Tiemcen, Algeria

Masters (MSc)

  • Water (Engineering option)
  • Water (Policy option)
  • Energy (Policy option)

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the following:

  • The African Union Commission offers full scholarships to successful candidates.

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

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

  • Applicants from African countries and the African diaspora are invited to apply. Candidates with potential, motivation and who desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

Nationality: African applicants are eligible for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

Master degree: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree.

PhD: Applicants must have a master degree.

Africa Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through online processor.

  • The application should be completed online at pau-au.net. Application forms should be downloaded at the following address: http://www.pau-au.org

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

 Scholarship Link

Applications are invited for Entrepreneurial Leadership Scholarship to cover full university tuition and fees. This scholarship is available students to African students.

ALU is pioneering a fresh approach to higher education in the 21st century; offering accredited undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programmes in a unique and imaginative way. By integrating students’ learning with the real world, empowering students to take ownership of their own learning, equipping each student to think entrepreneurially, and employing the most engaging and inspiring teaching methods, ALU is pioneering a new take on higher education and leadership development.

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.

Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programs.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in any of the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship includes all university tuition and fees.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken at ALU Campus (Rwanda and Mauritius)

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

Scholarship Terms:

  • Full tuition scholarship at the ALU campus of your choice
  • Includes all university tuition and fees
  • Does not include personal expenses or food
  • Open to all nationalities
  • Must apply for general admission

Nationality: Scholarship is available students to African students : 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.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

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.

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

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The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is pleased to announce the availability of Guy Mhone Postgraduate Scholarship in Africa. The scholarship is available to pursue a postgraduate degree in various subjects.

The goal of the scholarship is promote open society ideals and societies in southern Africa by strengthening the capacity of emerging civil society leaders to understand, articulate and advocate for progressive, transformative policies the generation of knowledge, skills and attitudes in public policy responsive to the development and democratic-oriented challenges in Africa.

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is a growing African institution committed to deepening democracy, protecting human rights and enhancing good governance in the region.

Course Level: The scholarship is available to pursue a postgraduate degree programme.

Study Subject: The scholarship is awarded in the following fields:

  • Natural Resource Governance and Policy in Africa
  • Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability in Africa
  • Marginalisation and Exclusion in Policy Making
  • Democracy and Governance in Africa
  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Social and Economic Justice
  • Economic Policy, Trade and Development in Africa
  • Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)
  • Policy Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Gender and Policy Making in Africa
  • Health Care and Health Policy in Africa
  • Migration and Refugee Policy in Africa
  • Resilience and Sustainable Cities in Africa

Scholarship Award: The scholarship will cover the following:

  • Successful applicants will be contractually obligated to return to their place of work for an agreed period of time in order to give back to their community and organization. Furthermore, during the period of study, students will be expected to contribute pieces of written work to the OSISA website as well as longer academic pieces for the Journal of Public Policy in Africa (JOPPA). The Guy Mhone Scholarship includes the 1 return cheapest airfare travel expenses. Accommodation and meals during semester breaks are not covered.

 Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

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

  • Any candidate working in the field of policymaking and policy implementation is eligible to apply. Candidates must have attained a CGPA/GPA of 3.0 B grade or better. In addition, this scholarship is for candidates from the following SADC countries:
  • (Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe).

Nationality: Applicants of Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe can apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have CGPA/GPA of 3.0 B grade or better.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • By e-mail to: manuelc-at-africau.edu
  • Motivation Letter of about 300 words
  • Certified Academic Certificates
  • CV of not more than 2 pages

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 30, 2017.

 Scholarship Link

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, promotThees 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 forth 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.

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

Online application

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

 Scholarship Link

Applications are invited for PhD Fellowships for Therapeutic Innovations in Africa (CDT-Africa). For 2017, full scholarship will be offered for up to ten exceptional regional female PhD fellows and up to five exceptional regional male PhD fellows.

The Center for Innovative Drug Development and Therapeutic Trials for Africa (CDT-Africa) is a regional (Africa) centre of excellence that supports capacity development for therapeutic discovery in Africa.

CDT-Africa is supported by the World Bank and the Government of Ethiopia and hosted by Addis Ababa University.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: CDT-Africa supports PhD fellowships through full or partial scholarships in the following programs: Pharmacology, Mental Health Epidemiology, Public Health Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Pharmaceutics, Tropical and Infectious Diseases and Biochemistry.

Although all institutions within Ethiopia and the whole of the Africa region are eligible to apply for the scholarship, priority is given to the following institutions that are active partners of CDT-Africa:
Ethiopia institutions: Addis Ababa University, Bahir Dar University, Debre Tabor University, Jimma University, Mekelle University, University of Gondar
Regional institutions: Makerere University, Mbarara University, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, University of Malawi and University of Zambia

Scholarship Award: Full scholarships are available.

Number of Scholarships: For 2017, full scholarship will be offered for up to ten exceptional regional female PhD fellows and up to five exceptional regional male PhD fellows. Fellowship status will be subject to regular reviews. Other successful candidates (up to a maximum of 15) will be offered partial scholarships, which will support tuition fee, research projects and for a 1-3 months internship of an approved programme of work in an international training institution.

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility: The applicant has to meet the requirements of Addis Ababa University entry into a PhD programme as well as the requirements of CDT-Africa. There will also be an interview process in which the School running the programme and CDTAfrica team members will participate. Applicants from overseas (other African countries) will be interviewed by phone or Skype. Successful overseas students are expected to have the required visa and to have their qualifications approved in Ethiopia.

Nationality: African students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

How to Apply: Application document (CV, concept note for PhD thesis, official transcript, and copies of diploma, etc) must be submitted in electronic copy via email.

Application Deadline:  The application deadline is May 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is offering Masters Fellowships for Kenyan students admitted to any one of the CMAP universities. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

AERC’s mission is to strengthen local capacity for conducting independent, rigorous inquiry into the problems facing the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa.

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) was established in 1988 as a public not-for-profit organization devoted to the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing master’s programme any one of the following CMAP universities: Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), University of Botswana, University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), University of Cape Coast (Ghana), University of Ghana (Legon), University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Mauritius (University of Namibia), University of Malawi and University of Zimbabwe.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the field of Economics.

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Eligibility: To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Have applied and been admitted to any one of the listed CMAP universities;
  • Have attained at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in Economics or related field from an accredited university;
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Nationality: Citizens of Kenya can apply to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have undergraduate degree.

How to Apply: Interested applicants must submit their applications for admission directly to the respective universities (application procedure can be obtained from the respective university’s website). Upon receipt of an admission letter from a specific university, applicants shall upload the following documents on to the AERC scholarship portal.

  • Application cover letter;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Evidence of admission at any of the universities listed above; and
  • Certified copies of transcripts and certificates

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applying for the scholarship is May 12, 2017.

Scholarship Link

The Collaborative Masters in Agricultural and Applied Economics (CMAAE) is seeking students for the MSc scholarships. Scholarships are available in the area of Agricultural and applied Economics for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The aim of the scholarships is to strengthen local individual and institutional capacity to conduct independent, rigorous inquiry into problems pertinent to the management of Sub-Saharan African economies through synergistic programmes combining economic research with postgraduate training in economics.

African Economic Research Consortium is a premier capacity building institution in the advancement of research and graduate training that inform economic policies in Africa.

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue the master degree.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in the field of Agricultural and applied Economics.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will cover the following:

  • In its 3-year programme, our funding agency, in cooperation with the CMAAE Programme of AERC, is offering up to 50 in-region scholarships for the Master of Science Programme in Agricultural and applied Economics

Numbers of Scholarships: Up to 50 scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • Must be nationals of Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda or Ethiopia;
  • Must have attained a First Class or a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) degree in Agricultural Economics or related field from a recognized university;
  • Must be willing to work in their country government ministries/ institutions upon graduation.

Nationality: Applicants of Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda or Ethiopia can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a First Class or a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants should have a good command in the English language.

Master Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • Scholarship application letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • MSc admission letter or temporary/provisional admission letter, or an official letter assuring admission with fee structure;
  • Certified copies of University transcripts and certificates;
  • Academic reference from at least a Senior Lecturer;

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link