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Fully Covered Swedish Institute Management Program Africa, 2019

This program is open to the citizen and resident of Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia who are between 25-45 years old (born 1974 – 1994).

The mission of the Swedish Institute Management Program (SIMP) is to lead a change for responsible leadership and sustainable business practices. The program challenges the traditional approaches to do business and it detects how business and people can be centered on the global economy.

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Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: February 22, 2019.
  • Course Level: Business study
  • Study Subject: The program is open to applicants who aspire to make sustainability an integral part of their business strategy.
  • Scholarship Award: Costs covered and arranged by Swedish Institute
    • Training and content
    • Accommodation, food and domestic transport during the program
    • Flight tickets to and from Sweden
    • Insurance covering acute illness and accident when in Sweden
  • Nationality: Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Sweden

SIMP will give you:

  • A global network of leaders focused on sustainable business and responsible leadership
  • Increased knowledge about environmental, social and financial aspects of sustainable business
  • Increased leadership competence
  • Insights into business cases in Sweden, one of the leading countries in sustainable business practice
  • Exchange of experience with prominent practitioners in business and in the public sector

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

To be eligible, the applicants must be following all the given criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available to the applicants from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia.
  • Entrance Requirements:
  • You aspire to make sustainability an integral part of your business strategy
  • You are in a leading position within trade, industry or the public sector
  • You have the mandate to influence the business strategy for your organization
  • You are between 25-45 years old (born 1974 – 1994)
  • You have a good working knowledge of both written and spoken English
  • You are a citizen and resident of Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda or Zambia
  • You can take part in all parts of the program
  • You are willing to forward competences and knowledge you gain from the program

Application Procedure:

To participate in this program Create your application online in the application portal.

How to Apply: 

  • Create your application online in the application portal.
  • Save your application as a PDF
  • Send your application together with your CV to africa@business-sweden.se

Note: Before applying kindly note that it takes about 60 min or more to finish the application form and there is no session saving possibility. Have a headshot photo ready for uploading at the end of the application.

Faculty of Science Postgraduate Elite Scholarships for Africans at University of Strathclyde in UK, 2019

The new Faculty of Science Postgraduate Elite Scholarships is now available on offer for all new African students. This scholarship available for students studying on MSc/PGT programmes in Science.

The University of Strathclyde was founded in 1796 and has a rich history of teaching and innovation. Located in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, we are home to students from over 100 countries. Winners of eight Times Higher Education Awards, including University of the Year 2012 and Business School of the Year 2016, we have a world-wide reputation for teaching and research excellence.

The team at Strathclyde has an excellent record of delivering English courses of varying lengths and levels throughout the year. Our program includes courses in General English, English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills. We provide support and advice to all non-native English speaking students at the University of Strathclyde.

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Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: September 16, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue MSc/PGT programs.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the fields Chemistry, Computer and information sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Pharmacy and biomedical sciences, Physics, Forensic science.
  • Scholarship Award: Scholarships of £4000/£3500 and £3000/£2500 are available towards course tuition fees for students studying on MSc/PGT programmes in Science.
  • Nationality: Scholarships are awarded to students from Africa.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are awarded to students from Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina [Burkina Faso], Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic){formerly Zaire}, Djibouti, East Timor [Timor Leste], Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, The, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Ivory Coast [Côte D’ivoire], Kenya, Laos [Lao People’s Democratic Republic], Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe).

Entrance Requirements: To apply for a Science Elite scholarship (Africa), candidates must:

  • Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the academic year in September/October
  • Hold an offer of study on a course at the University of Strathclyde
  • Be paying full international fees
  • Must not be in receipt of any full scholarship/sponsorship

Some scholarships have restrictions on other funding you can accept.  This means that if you are awarded two Strathclyde scholarships you will have to decide which scholarship to accept.

English Language Requirements: Our team at Strathclyde has an excellent record of delivering English courses of varying lengths and levels throughout the year. Our program includes courses in General English, English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills. We provide support and advice to all non-native English speaking students at the University of Strathclyde.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Candidates from Africa for all our Full Time MSc programmes will be automatically considered for these scholarships so no separate scholarship application is necessary.

British Council Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants for Young Creative Professionals, 2019

 

The British Council is delighted to announce Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants to undertake research of your chosen artistic sector & travel in the Sub-Saharan Region between April 2019 and March 2020.

The British Council is aiming to increase connections between the UK creative sectors and young creative professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The British Council is strongly committed to the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda. We work to promote the United Kingdom’s achievements in this area. The British Council was founded to create ‘a friendly knowledge and understanding’ between the people of the UK and wider world.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: March 8, 2019
  • Course Level: Grants are available to pursue research for young creative professionals.
  • Study Subject: The British Council will award up to 9 grants of £2,500 (each) to proposals to undertake research of your chosen artistic sector & travel in the Sub-Saharan Region between April 2019 and March 2020. We will be considering a geographical spread across the continent when assessing applications.
  • Scholarship Award: The British Council will award up to nine grants of £2,500 (each) to proposals to undertake research of your chosen artistic sector & travel in the Sub-Saharan Region between April 2019 and March 2020. We will be considering a geographical spread across the continent when assessing applications.
  • Nationality: The countries covered under the programme (in which the British Council operates) are: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Number of Scholarships: The British Council will award up to 9 grants.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: The countries covered under the programme (in which the British Council operates) are: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: The successful applicant is likely to:

  • Be based at UK arts organisation or individual with a proven track record of working internationally;
  • Have a minimum of 3 years professional experience in their sector;
  • Demonstrate experience in working with international partners to deliver collaborative arts programmes;
  • Have a basic knowledge of their chosen art sector in the region which is being visited (although the British Council will provide support in putting together a detailed programme);
  • Demonstrate a clear rationale for the research they want to undertake;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to our British Council values (see Notes on page 6).

In addition, applicants should:

  • Commit to programme a UK public forum to share/disseminate the research findings, this can either be done online or in person (see Notes on page 7 for examples);
  • Have a valid passport for travel;
  • Have a valid visa for travel (if required);
  • Have valid travel insurance;
  • Be able to travel between April 2019 and March 2020.

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.

British Council Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants for Young Creative Professionals, 2019

 

The British Council is delighted to announce Sub-Saharan Africa Research Grants to undertake research of your chosen artistic sector & travel in the Sub-Saharan Region between April 2019 and March 2020.

The British Council is aiming to increase connections between the UK creative sectors and young creative professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The British Council is strongly committed to the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda. We work to promote the United Kingdom’s achievements in this area. The British Council was founded to create ‘a friendly knowledge and understanding’ between the people of the UK and wider world.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: March 8, 2019
  • Course Level: Grants are available to pursue research for young creative professionals.
  • Study Subject: The British Council will award up to 9 grants of £2,500 (each) to proposals to undertake research of your chosen artistic sector & travel in the Sub-Saharan Region between April 2019 and March 2020. We will be considering a geographical spread across the continent when assessing applications.
  • Scholarship Award: The British Council will award up to nine grants of £2,500 (each) to proposals to undertake research of your chosen artistic sector & travel in the Sub-Saharan Region between April 2019 and March 2020. We will be considering a geographical spread across the continent when assessing applications.
  • Nationality: The countries covered under the programme (in which the British Council operates) are: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Number of Scholarships: The British Council will award up to 9 grants.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: The countries covered under the programme (in which the British Council operates) are: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: The successful applicant is likely to:

  • Be based at UK arts organisation or individual with a proven track record of working internationally;
  • Have a minimum of 3 years professional experience in their sector;
  • Demonstrate experience in working with international partners to deliver collaborative arts programmes;
  • Have a basic knowledge of their chosen art sector in the region which is being visited (although the British Council will provide support in putting together a detailed programme);
  • Demonstrate a clear rationale for the research they want to undertake;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to our British Council values (see Notes on page 6).

In addition, applicants should:

  • Commit to programme a UK public forum to share/disseminate the research findings, this can either be done online or in person (see Notes on page 7 for examples);
  • Have a valid passport for travel;
  • Have a valid visa for travel (if required);
  • Have valid travel insurance;
  • Be able to travel between April 2019 and March 2020.

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.

IBRO African Regional Committee Research Bursaries for African Researchers, 2019

The IBRO African Regional Committee (IBRO-ARC) is inviting applications for up to €4000 each to young African researchers. Bursaries are awarded to carry on Independent research.

IBRO is the global federation of neuroscience organizations that aims to promote and support neuroscience around the world through training, teaching, collaborative research, outreach and advocacy. More than 90 international, national and regional scientific organisations constitute IBRO’s Governing Council which, together with the five IBRO Regional Committees, address the needs and advance the work of individual scientists and research communities everywhere. In addition, IBRO has partnerships with like-minded scientific societies and organisations to identify priorities and help bridge gaps in knowledge, investment and resources in the field of brain research.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: February 20, 2019
  • Course Level: Bursaries are available to pursue research.
  • Study Subject: Bursaries are awarded to carry on Independent research.
  • Scholarship Award: The IBRO African Regional Committee (IBRO-ARC) offers awards of up to €4000 each.
  • Nationality: African residents are eligible to apply for this Bursary.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Africa or Abroad

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: African residents are eligible to apply for this Bursary.

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Entrance Requirements: The candidate should be:

  1. Resident in Africa
  2. 45 years or younger
  3. Have published significant research achievements in fundamental or clinical neuroscience.

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.

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Master Scholarship at University of the Western Cape in South Africa, 2019

The Institute for Land, Poverty and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape is inviting applications for In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme“ Strengthening Advisory Capacities for Land Governance in Africa.

Its overall objective is to promote good land governance by strengthening human and institutional capacities for the implementation of sustainable and development-oriented land policy in Africa.

PLAAS does research, policy engagement, teaching and training about the dynamics of chronic poverty and structural inequality in Southern Africa, with a particular emphasis on the key role of restructuring and contesting land holding and agro-food systems in the subcontinent and beyond. Our mission emphasises the central importance of the agro-food system in creating and perpetuating poverty — and also in eradicating it.

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Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: December 14th, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: The In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme supports studies in subject areas with strong relevance to land governance. The scholarships at PLAAS are available for the following Master courses: Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers:
Item Payment Amount
Tuition fees annually The regularly charged amount
Study and research allowance annually 460 EUR
Printing allowance once at the end 400 EUR
Monthly Scholarship (Accommodation, Food etc.) monthly In-Country: 400 EUR
In-Region: 450 EUR
Travel allowance (In-Region only) twice (beginning/ end of scholarship) The flat rate travel allowance will be specified in the letter of award.
Insurance upon request Standard tariff; if applicable an equivalent of 69 EUR per month, refund upon request and presentation of an original receipt of payment.

 

  • Nationality: Applicants must be nationals or permanent resident of an African country.
  • Number of Scholarships: It has been agreed upon that DAAD cooperates with PLAAS by offering up to 3 scholarships for Master studies at PLAAS for the intake 2019.
  • Scholarship can be taken in their home country (so called InCountry scholarships) or in another African country (In-Region scholarships).

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Applicants must be nationals or permanent resident of an African country.

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.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants

  • Have successfully completed generally a three-year university degree 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 resident of an African country
  • Should generally be a) staff member of a public university, b) candidate considered for teaching or research staff recruitment, c) from the public sector

Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

Scholarships are initially granted for one year and can be extended to upon receipt of an application for extension. Scholars must demonstrate satisfactory progress before an extension is granted. All further information will be provided after admission to the scholarship programme.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: The application process contains two steps. Please be aware of the two application deadlines.

First step:

Applicants must apply for their studies at PLAAS using the contacts and the method that is prescribed by the institution. PLAAS has set its own deadlines.

PLAAS will screen, pre-select (according to DAAD selection criteria) and short-list the applicants. A detailed report consisting of the short listing 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 preferably triple (at least double) the number of scholarships that have been attributed to the institution.

DAAD reserves the right of final selection.

Second step:

PLAAS will provide the shortlisted candidates with the link to the DAAD-Portal. Only the pre-selected candidates are asked to log into the DAAD portal, register themselves and submit an DAAD application. DAAD Deadline: 14/12/2018.

Documents to be submitted:

  • DAAD application form duly filled in (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 teachers (Master: 1)
  • Letter of admission for the host university / institution / network
  • Certified copies of university degree certificates including transcripts
  • Letter of motivation
  • Copy of the passport
  • UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship for African Legal Professionals, 2019

    The University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law) and Sonke Gender Justice Network (Sonke) is now accepting applications for UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship commencing in August 2019. Fellowships are available for African legal professionals.

    Sonke’s vision is a world in which men, women and children can enjoy equitable, healthy and happy relationships that contribute to the development of just and democratic societies. Sonke Gender Justice works across Africa to strengthen government, civil society and citizen capacity to promote gender equality, prevent domestic and sexual violence, and reduce the spread and impact of HIV and AIDS.

    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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    Scholarship Description

    • Applications Deadline: February 1, 2019
    • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Master of Law Program (LL.M.).
    • Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded to study Law (LLM) programs.
    • Scholarship Award: The Fellowship offers a full-tuition grant to enroll in UCLA Law’s Master of Law Program (LL.M.) and assists Fellows in securing living and travel expenses for their studies. It also offers the opportunity to apply for a one-year Fellowship placement with Sonke’s Policy Development and Advocacy unit.
    • Nationality: Fellowships are available for African legal professionals.
    • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
    • Scholarship can be taken in South Africa

    Eligibility for the Scholarship

    Eligible Countries: Fellowships are available for African legal professionals.

    Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    The UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship is open to legal professionals and law graduates holding LL.B. degrees classified second class (division one) or higher from South African law school programmes. Competitive applicants will also have a demonstrated commitment to health, human rights, or gender equality, and work or volunteer experience in this area. Note that non-South African applicants must have a valid work permit.

    As a condition of the award, Fellows will be asked to certify that they will return to Africa upon completion of their LL.M. degree, and commit to a public interest career that promotes health, human rights, and gender equality in the African region for at least one year.

    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.

    Ferguson MSc Scholarships for Africa and South America at Aston University in UK, 2019-2020

    The School of Life & Health Sciences at Aston University is happy to announce Ferguson scholarships to students from Africa and South America for the 2019/20 academic year.

    Aston University is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce.

    For applicants from non-English speaking countries, it is necessary to have taken either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL score of 101) or the British Council IELTS test- score of 6.5.

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    Scholarship Description

    • Applications Deadline: March 31, 2019
    • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate taught programs.
    • Study Subject: Ferguson scholarships are available to students applying to on campus postgraduate taught programmes including:
    1. MSc Cognitive Neuroscience
    2. MSc Drug Delivery
    3. MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences
    4. MSc Pharmacokinetics
    5. MSc Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine.
    • Scholarship Award: If successful, you will have to contribute approximately £3,500 towards your MSc tuition fees.
    • Nationality: Scholarships are available for students from African or South American country.
    • Number of ScholarshipsNine scholarships are available.
    • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

    Eligibility for the Scholarship

    Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for students from African or South American country.

    Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for one of the above courses
    • Be a national from an African or South American country
    • Hold a 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant subject for the course you are applying for
    • Be a self-funded student
    • Provide a strong personal statement when submitting your course application.

    English Language Requirements: Non-native speakers of English are normally required to satisfy the following minimum English language requirements:

    • TOEFL IBT: 93 (23 in Writing, 19 in Speaking, 18 in Reading and 19 in Listening)
    • IELTS:   6.5 (6.0 in Writing Speaking, Reading and Listening).
    • Pearsons English language test: 63 with no less than 57 in each band.

    Your test must have been taken no more than two years before the start date of your course.

    For applicants from non-English speaking countries, it is necessary to have taken either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the British Council IELTS test. However, if the Candidate holds a Bachelor or Master’s degree from a UK University, this requirement may be waived. Please contact the school for further information.

    If you do not have a valid English language qualification this will be requested as a condition of any offer that is issued.

    Application Procedure

    How to Apply: If you wish to be considered for one of these scholarships and you meet the above eligibility criteria you will need to:

    • Submit an application for your chosen course via our online application form before the scholarship deadline (please see below)
    • You will then be automatically considered for this scholarship, and will be notified of the outcome via email.

    Full Fees African Real Estate Society (AfRES) MSc Scholarship at Henley Business School in UK, 2019

    The new African Real Estate Society (AfRES) Scholarship is now available on offer at Henley Business School in the UK. Six full fee waiver scholarships are available for African students.

    Henley Business School is the business school of the University of Reading. It was formed by merging the previously independent Henley Management College, formerly the Administrative Staff College, with the existing business school of the University of Reading.

    Applicants whose first language is not English are expected to have obtained IELTS 7.0 (with no element below 6.0), TOEFL 570 (or 230 computer-based) or have passed a TEEP (University of Reading) test with the score of 6.5 (with no element less than 6.0). For all other equivalent score requirements in our accepted English Language tests, please visit the admissions website. If your previous degree was taught in English, we may consider waiving the English language requirement.

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    Scholarship Description

    • Applications Deadline: May 1, 2019
    • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue MSc programme.
    • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study MSc in Real Estate and Real Estate Finance.
    • Scholarship Award: One full fee waiver is available.
    • Nationality: This scholarship is available for African students.
    • Number of Scholarships: Six full fee waiver scholarships.
    • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

    Eligibility for the Scholarship

    Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available for African students:

    Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, 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.

    Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    1. Available to African applicants only. Awards will be made on the basis of a combination of academic excellence and financial need.
    2. The Scholarships cover tuition fees only and recipients need to find sufficient funds to cover their accommodation and living costs for the academic year in Reading.
    3. The awards will be made on the basis of a combination of academic excellence and financial need.
    4. The awards are open to all citizens of AfRES countries who have not previously studied outside their home country.
    5. All applicants must have been offered a place on the MSc Real Estate or the MSc Real Estate Finance programme prior to applying for the scholarship.
    6. Students offered more than one Award from University of Reading/Henley Business School may accept only one award but can select which one.
    7. Students deciding to defer entry will forfeit any award but may re-apply.

    English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are expected to have obtained IELTS 7.0 (with no element below 6.0), TOEFL 570 (or 230 computer-based) or have passed a TEEP (University of Reading) test with the score of 6.5 (with no element less than 6.0). For all other equivalent score requirements in our accepted English Language tests, please visit the admissions website. If your previous degree was taught in English, we may consider waiving the English language requirement.

    Postgraduate Scholarships

     

    Application Procedure

    How to Apply: Please send your CV, a two page statement of motivation, a letter of recommendation, preferably from someone familiar with your academic achievement, and your University of Reading applicant number to: pg-rep-scholarships-at-reading.ac.uk.

    The decision on the award of the scholarship will be made by the School’s Postgraduate Scholarships Committee which comprises the Postgraduate Programme Directors (or nominated representatives). In the case of the RREF African Scholarship the decision on the award of the Scholarship will be made by the RREF Disbursements Committee.

    Application Form

    ICP Master of Transportation Sciences Scholarships in Low and Middle Income Countries, 2019

    The ICP “Master of Transportation Sciences – Road Safety in Low & Middle-Income Countries” offers a 2-year multidisciplinary master programme with a unique focus and approach to Road Safety in Developing Countries. The programme is supported by VLIR UOS and has 12 scholarships available each year.

    Hasselt University’s headquarters are in the Old Prison (Oude Gevangenis) on Hasselt Campus. This building on Martelarenlaan in Hasselt is the first place to go when you first enrol all the university and for all contacts with the student administration as a student.

    The participants are expected to have both a passive and active command of the English language at a reasonable level.

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    Scholarship Description

    • Applications Deadline: February 1, 2019
    • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
    • Study Subject: The ICP scholarship students follow a specific track within our Master of Transportation Sciences with a focus on Road Safety in Low & Middle-Income Countries. Cases will be tailored to their needs and input. Master thesis and internship are also related to a topic relevant to the South and the future careers of the graduates.
    Course Name  ECTS
    Transport systems & transport policy: an introduction 6
    Introduction to transportation research 6
    Quantitative methods 6
    Study Visit & International Topics 6
    Traffic and travel behaviour 6
    Environmental economic evaluation of transportation policy 6
    Microsimulation models 6
    Behavioural influence 6
    In-depth crash investigation 6
    Traffic flows 6
    Intelligent Transportation Systems 6
    Road safety in low- and middle-income countries 6
    Road safety evaluation: methods and applications 6
    Freight transport 6
    Strategic project analysis 6
    Master thesis part 1 12
    Master thesis part 2 18
    Internship 18

     

    • Scholarship Award: Which costs are covered by the scholarship?
    1. Monthly allowance: € 1150/month (for the cost of meals, transport, personal expenses and accommodation)
    2. 1- time payment for indirect travel costs: € 150
    3. 1- time payment for logistical allowance: € 850
    4. Insurance, international travel and tuition fee
    • Number of Scholarships: The Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR-UOS) offers 12 scholarships for our Master’s programme “Master of Transportation Sciences – Road Safety in Low & Middle-Income Countries”.
    • Scholarship can be taken in Low and Middle-Income Countries

    Eligibility for the Scholarship

    Eligible Countries: Be a national and resident of one of the below 31 countries:

    • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
    • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
    • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru

    Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

    A/ ACADEMIC ADMISSION CRITERIA:

    • Required study level and degree programme:
      Participants should have at least an academic bachelor degree in one of the following disciplines:

      • behavioural sciences: psychology, sociology
      • political and social sciences
      • mathematical and statistical sciences
      • economy, transport economy
      • transport or traffic planning, urban planning or design, geography, (urban) architecture
      • engineering: transport engineer, civil engineerMinimum grade obtained: a distinction
    • Sufficient knowledge of the English language:
      The participants are expected to have both a passive and active command of the English language at a reasonable level. The participant should be able to follow ex-cathedra lessons, take notes and present some case studies themselves. Proof of English proficiency has to be submitted. This can be one or more of the below:

      • 1-year comprehensive English-based instruction at a university or recognized equivalent
      • passed for a TOEFL test (min. score 550 PBT, 213 CBT or 79 IBT)
      • passed for IELTS test (min. overall band score of 6.0)
      • passed another English test of the similar level as TOEFL or IELTS

    B/ SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
    You can only apply for a scholarship if you meet all VLIR-UOS scholarship criteria:
    For example:

    • Nationality and country of residence:
      Be a national and resident of one of the below 31 countries:

      • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
      • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
      • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru
    • Age:
      The maximum age for a master programme scholarship is 35 (on 1st January 2019).

    English Language Requirements: The participants are expected to have both a passive and active command of the English language at a reasonable level.

    Application Procedure

    How to Apply: As of October 2018 until 1st February 2019 you will be able to apply for admission in 2019-2020.

    STEP 1. Fill in an online application form

    Make sure all required fields have been filled in and all required documents have been uploaded.

    Important notes for the registration:

    1. page STUDY PROGRAMME: select “Master of Transportation Sciences – Traffic Safety”
    2. page LEARNING ACCOUNT: if you have not yet obtained a degree in Belgium, the balance of your learning account is 140
    3. page SUCCESS RATE: if you weren’t enrolled at Hasselt University in the previous year, skip this page and proceed to the next page of the application form
    4. If you are eligible to apply for the ICP scholarship, you will see this on the page FINANCES of the online application. To apply for the scholarship, you have to select the option “YES” for “application for a VLIR-ICP scholarship”.

    STEP 2. VLIR UOS scholarship application form

    To apply for the ICP scholarship, you have to follow a specific procedure. You will find more information about this procedure on the VLIR-application form, which you can download at the top of the UP/DOWNLOAD page of your online application form.

    STEP 3. Send hard copies of your application by post

    • printout of the VLIR-UOS scholarship application form
    • hard copies of legalised* degree certificates and academic transcripts
    • hard copies of additional necessary documents (certified English translations of diplomas and degrees, proof of English proficiency, 2 letters of recommendation, passport picture, …): see checklist

    legalised/certified hard copies of degree certificates and academic transcripts.
    You can ask your university to issue a new set of original transcripts or you can ask the university who originally issued the documents to make a certified copy of your diploma/transcript/diploma supplement. They stamp the copy, thereby attesting that it is a true copy of the original document.
    Photocopies or digital versions of certified copies cannot be accepted!

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