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University of Pretoria Doctoral Commonwealth Scholarships 2020 for Commonwealth countries.

The 2020 call for the University of Pretoria Doctoral Commonwealth Scholarships for incoming students who wish to study at the University of Pretoria is open.

Application Deadline: 2nd September 2019

Eligible Countries: Commonwealth Countries

About the University of Pretoria Doctoral Commonwealth Scholarships: The University of Pretoria is a research intensive university. Hence, it is seeking candidates for doctoral studies who will make significant contributions to its research endeavour. As part of South Africa‘s contribution to the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan, the University of Pretoria has made funds available for two doctoral scholarships for students coming from Commonwealth Countries (excluding South African students). This scholarship is known as the University of Pretoria Doctoral Commonwealth Scholarships and will be awarded on a competitive basis.

The University of Pretoria Doctoral Commonwealth Scholarship will be awarded to applicants who are citizens of Commonwealth countries.

Applicants must conduct their studies at the University of Pretoria to commence in 2020.

Applicants must have completed the degree that will give them admission to a doctoral programme no more than two years prior to their application for the University of Pretoria Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarship.

Applicants must not be older than 35 years of age at the time of application.

PhD and Masters students currently registered at the University of Pretoria are not eligible for the Doctoral Scholarship

Number of Awards: 2


Value of Award: The value of this University of Pretoria Doctoral Commonwealth Scholarships will be R170 000 p.a. This amount must be used to cover the following student costs:


Accommodation and living costs

Fees p.a.

Medical Aid


Note: Research costs will be covered by the Supervisor


Additional costs covered by the University:


Flight ticket to RSA from home country on proof of study permit.

Return flight ticket to home country at the end of the programme as confirmed by the faculty.

Shuttle service on arrival in South Africa from OR Tambo International Airport to Pretoria and return from Pretoria to OR Tambo on completion.

UP application fee and Visa costs which will be refunded on proof of receipts on arrival.

Costs not covered by the Institution: Family expenses AND Additional baggage expenses

The holder of this scholarship may hold supplementary external bursaries/ grants/scholarships.


Duration of Award:  3 Years. The scholarship funding will be for a maximum period of support of three academic years. Awardee to complete the Doctoral studies within the minimum required period of three academic years. An extension request will only be considered under exceptional cases by the incumbent submitting a written motivation supported by the supervisor.

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University of Hildesheim/University of Maiduguri/University of Cape Coast PhD Scholarships 2019/2020 for African Students.

We hereby announce the availability of twelve 10-month scholarships for African students at the PhD level at the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria and University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

Application Deadline: 31st July 2019.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Germany

About the Award: The interdisciplinary Graduate School ‘Performing Sustainability. Cultures and Development in West Africa’ is a collaborative training network for postgraduate students of the University of Hildesheim (Germany), the University of Maiduguri (Nigeria) and the University of Cape Coast (Ghana). The initiative is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and focuses on innovative research that brings together approaches from performance, arts and culture to bear on sustainable development as defined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A specific focus of the Graduate School is on issues of peace and conflict resolution.

In case of the extension of the program after 2020 and the continuation of the scholarships, a three-month exchange to the University of Hildesheim in Germany and research internships will be part of the program.

Eligibility: The Graduate School offers the opportunity to learn and exchange experiences in an international academic environment with scholars from Nigeria, Ghana and Germany. It is targeting qualified young scholars and students. It is addressed to qualified young scientists and students.

Selection Criteria: Candidates will be selected based on their qualification and motivation. Special emphasis is
placed on gender balance. We particularly encourage women and people with diverse backgrounds to apply. International applicants are eligible to apply but requested to relocate to Maiduguri for the study period.

Number of Awards:

6 PhD scholarships at the University of Maiduguri (Nigeria)
6 PhD scholarships at the University of Cape Coast (Ghana)
Value of Award:  Participants in the Graduate School will pay the respective tuition fees for the programs they are enrolled in, but all costs in relation to the Graduate School (workshops, access to library and technical material) will be
covered. Scholarship holders will additionally receive a monthly stipend.

Duration of Programme: The scholarships will commence in March 2020 until December 2020, with the possibility of extension to up to three years depending on the funding agency.

How to Apply: To apply please submit your application as stated in the Links below (preferably in one PDF document) via email to:

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Call for Papers: Africa and the Second World War

Call for papers now open in Africa and the Second World War to be presented at the Second World War Research Group, Southern Africa Conference, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Application Deadline: 1st October 2019.

To be taken at (country): Second World War Research Group, Southern Africa Conference, University of Stellenbosch, SA.

About the Award: The Second World War has shaped the world in which we live. The Second World War was the defining episode of the twentieth century. A truly total and global war, the scale of the carnage outstripped the Great War in physical destruction and dislocation and the loss of human life. The death tally was not only higher, but civilian non-combatants formed a far greater proportion. As a result, life in 1946 was vastly different from that in 1938. Societal relations changed irrevocably and the war, marked by rapid, unprecedented technological change, ushered in the nuclear age and changed thinking about strategy and tactics and the application of military power. It was also a major watershed in terms of how ordinary people thought, highlighting new divisions, but also new possibilities. It brought a truly global age: travel became much more accessible, ideas now moved more freely, colonialism was ended together with the political hegemony of Western Europe and North America, ushering in a bipolar, Cold-War era.

This conference seeks to bring together scholars to examine the African campaigns of the war and the naval operations in African waters and explore the implications these held for those that fought and particularly for the peoples of the African continent. The event will be hosted in the same week as a symposium to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jan Smuts, South Africa’s wartime prime minister.

Field of Research: Politics and alliances / National interest / Defence policy / Intelligence and the threat perception / Societies at war / Homefronts / Mobilisation / Production and consumption / Economics / Industry / Resistance to the war / Propaganda / Military organisation, force design, preparation / Campaigns and battles / Soldier experiences / Veterans’ tales

Eligibility: Paper and panel proposals are invited. Contributions covering the African campaigns or taking thematic approaches are equally welcomed. Participants will be invited to discuss new research and provide expert feedback. A book publication is planned.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Duration of Award: 27-29 May 2020

How to Apply: The current deadline to submit a proposal (a title and a 300-word abstract with short cv) is 1 October 2019. We aim to have completed papers for the conference, which we hope to share a fortnight before the event. A full timeline to follow.

Address submissions and enquiries to:

Ian van der Waag (

Kent Fedorowich (


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World Health Organisation (WHO) Internship Programme 2019

Application Deadline: June 30th 2019

World Health Organisation (WHO) as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building a diverse pool of future leaders in public health. WHO’s Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes of WHO while enriching their knowledge and experience in the health field, thereby contributing to the advancement public health.

The objectives of the internship programme are to:

  • Provide a framework for assigning postgraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds to WHO programmes that can enhance their educational experience through practical assignments.
  • Expose students to the work of WHO.
  • Provide WHO programmes with input from students specializing in various fields. Most students are placed in health-related programmes, although other disciplines can be considered as appropriate such as communication, external relations or human resources.

The duration of WHO internships is between six to twenty four weeks depending on the needs of the WHO technical unit and the intern’s availability. WHO internships are not paid and all costs of travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the intern candidate.


Y ou are at least twenty years of age on the date of application.

You are enrolled in a course of study at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (graduate or postgraduate) (applicants who have already graduated may also qualify for consideration provided that they apply to the internship within six months after completion of their formal qualification).

You have completed three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing (bachelor’s level or equivalent) the assignment. You possess a first degree in a public health, medical or social field related to the technical work of WHO or a degree in a management-related or administrative field. You are not related to a WHO staff member (e.g., son/daughter, brother/sister, or mother/father).

You are fluent at least in one of the working language of the office of assignment. You have not previously participated in WHO’s Internship Programme.

You hold a valid passport of a WHO Member State.

Have completed three years of full-time studies (bachelor’s level or equivalent) at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; AND be enrolled in a course of study at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (applicants who have already graduated may also qualify for consideration provided that they start the internship within six months after completion of their formal qualification).
Core competencies

  • Team work
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural difference
  • Communication

All interns should be able to demonstrate the following skills in line with the WHO core competencies:

  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Showing willingness to learn from mistakes
  • Producing and delivering quality results
  • Working collaboratively with team members

In addition, interns need to be familiar with commonly used computer programmes, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of specialized computer programmes, for example, statistical software such as XLStat may be an advantage.

Depending on the area of interest, the below experience may be needed and/or would be an advantage.

  • Experience in research and/or in drafting reports
  • Experience in the subject area through academic work or research
  • Field and/or developing country experience
  • Experience with data analysis, statistical packages and interest in the design of graphical display and analysis of health information in an international comparative perspective, such as for health system performance assessment
  • More specific experience such as specialized computer programmes


  • Fluency in one of WHO’s working languages (reading, writing and speaking). WHO official languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish
  • Knowledge of the local language in some duty stations can be an asset


  • Please note that internships at WHO are very competitive and only a small number of applicants will be accepted every year. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • WHO Internships are not paid. Living abroad is expensive and finding accommodation can be challenging. All intern candidates should be aware of these factors before they consider applying for a WHO Internship.
  • Interns are not eligible for appointment to any position in WHO for a period of three months following the end of the internship.
  • If selected for a WHO Internship, you will be required to provide certified copies of proof of enrolment in a course of studies and a medical certificate of fitness for work.

For More Information: visit the official webpage

British Council Creative Enterprise Programme 2019 – East Africa

The Creative Enterprise Programme is a four-day practical workshop that equips creative entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed. Expert facilitators, as well as local market specialists, will provide face-to-face support to help entrepreneurs explore business ideas, develop their business proposition, and create a business model that suits their hopes and motivations.

In June 2019, the British Council in partnership with Nesta (the UK’s innovation Foundation) will deliver the Creative Enterprise Programme again to East Africa.

  • The programme will deliver a four-day workshop in Khartoum, Sudan from 24 – 27 June 2019, focusing on the following creative entrepreneur categories – graphic designers, visual artists, painters, mural designers, illustrators, fine arts and comic artists.
  • The programme will deliver a four-day workshop in Kampala, Uganda from 05 – 08 August  2019, focusing on the following creative entrepreneur categories, performing artists, dancers, actors, fashion designers and filmmakers.

The Creative Enterprise Programme is designed to support entrepreneurs who are already in the process of setting up their own creative enterprise. The workshop content and activities are relevant to people whose businesses are up-and-running and those who are in the very early stages.

It’s suitable for people just starting out and for people who have been running a business for a long time, to take a fresh look at their business using new methods.

We want everyone to take part in our programmes. Wherever possible, we aim to make our programmes and services accessible to all interested applicants. Please let us know if you have any special access needs and we shall do our best to help.


All participants of the CEP must:

  • Be a creative business, working in the relevant creative industry – fiction and nonfiction writers, editors, publishers, journalists, screenwriters, scriptwriters, illustrators, graphic novelists, comic artists, playwrights, bloggers and poets
  • Have an already established enterprise or be in the later stages of developing an idea. This is typically a business no more than two years old but can be a more established business wishing to pause and consider their model through the CEP lens
  • Be willing to share their knowledge and experience with the group in an open, supportive peer lead learning environment
  • Come prepared to work on their business/idea, to progress through the programme, considering peer feedback, to strengthen their proposition
  • Be open to supporting fellow participants in developing their idea through providing constructive feedback when appropriate
  • Be available for the full duration of the programme.

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Application Deadline: 12th July, 2019

For the first time NIIT is launching futuristic cutting-edge Digital Transformation Programs aligned with Industry 4.0 like Power Business Intelligence (BI), Python, Internet of Thing (IoT), Block Chain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning with R, DIGINXT-MMS Software Engineering: Full Stack Developer (Python, REST, Angular JS, REACT), Data Analytics (Machine Learning using R & Python, Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence), Digital Marketing (SEO, SEM, Mobile & Email Marketing, ORM), Big Data, Java Enterprise Apps with Dev Ops, in Nigeria.

The 20th 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.

For the first time on the occasion of 20th Scholarship NIIT is offering 100 % Free scholarship to 20 Digital Star of Nigeria. This year Scholarship test is scheduled to be held on 13th July 2019. Hurry up! last to apply for Scholarship is 12th July 2019.

For More Information:

Visit the official webpage of the NIIT NIGERIA 20th NATIONAL IT SCHOLARSHIP 2019


Job offer #196,756,075 in Lagos (Lagos), Nigeria

Our Client is Africa’s leading omni-media company with a network of premium media companies built across media tools and platforms. Their Communication arm offers full-service communication solutions with a focus on Public Relations, New Media, Demographic Marketing (with a reputation as a pioneer in Youth Marketing), Editorial Consultancy and Perception Management. They also anchor a development firm, The Future Project, which co-presents Africa’s leading youth platform, The Future Awards Africa, and other projects including the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders, 100,000 Jobs and # StartupsAfrica. You will be working in a dynamic and fast growing media company populated by under-35s who are highly talented and passionate. The company is 70-man strong and growing and is broken down into 3 distinct businesses dealing with all aspects of media – TV, radio, print online, advertising etc at same time.

The Talent Associate with primary focus on Talent, he or she will ensure successful track record of building an organizational culture of consistently using data to improve training programs, performance and hiring, employee relation and experience in leading, conducting and reporting on hiring, training and performance activities.

• Drive recruitment and on-boarding process
• Manager the business payroll.
• Subscribe staff of the organization to Health Insurance scheme
• Development and oversee the communication of various human resources plans, programs and policies.
• Workforce planning (acquisition, maintenance and retention of critical skills.)
• Undertake HR project work in order to meet the needs of the groups (e.g. organization restructuring, redeployment, policy development and implementation). • Act as level advisor on human resources issues to management and all level of employees throughout the company.
• Optimize the operations, administration and people of the company and enable profit maximization.
• Understand link between learning and talent, competency and performance management, and demonstrate ability to make connections between learning activities and competency gaps.
• Confer with managers, supervisors and employees to gain knowledge of work situations where training is identified as a possible solution.
• Assist departments in establishing training solutions, when a training need is identified.
• Collect, monitor and evaluate program data to determine ROI, effectiveness, relevance and quality of materials and content.
• Ensure that both long-term strategic and short-term, tactical learning needs are met.
• Demonstrates expertise in developing and implementing multiple training evaluation processes.
• Coach and/or counsel employees in developing career/personal development plans.
• Work with various vendors/business partners to select, develop and deliver courseware content.
• Others responsibility as assigned by management.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Must possess a first degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or any other related course of study
• Professional Certification in Human Resources will be an added advantage
• A minimum of 3 years working experience Attributes:
• Highly experienced and able to bring structure, process, and highly developed systems into a creative and largely unstructured environment. Preferably someone with experience in such environments already.
• Have flair! You actively promote creativity, innovation, flexibility and rapid growth across all sections of the business.
• The capacity to grow and nurture superstars ensuring discipline while at the same time maintaining our culture of joy. A person with a depth of understanding on how to manage and optimize talent and people, and grow them rapidly and sustainably.

Pension Scheme I Mandatory annual leave I Annual retreats I Employee bonus programme I Flexible hours for mothers I Health insurance.

The Company

Company Name: McTimothy Associates
Company Description
McTimothy Associates Is a full service Management consulting, Recruitment and Business Training firm that enables business greatness and effectiveness through customer-centric innovative solutions. We provide leading edge management strategy and HR infrastructure support with exceptional customer service leading to improved performance of our client organisations. We are professional management consulting firm committed enabling business greatness in Africa through cutting edge modern management practice of Business transformation, Strategy, Change management &Innovation, Leadership, Restructuring & Turnaround management and Training solutions.
Number of Employees: 11 – 100
Your Contact Partner: HR Associate

Job Details

Employment Status: Full time
Type of Salary: Fixed salary
Job Location: Lagos
Population: 9,968,000
Post Code: NGA-110102
State: Lagos
Country: Nigeria

Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree

Application deadline: Not specified

UNSW Research Internship for International Students in Australia, 2019

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is an Australian public research university and it is inviting applications from Civil and Environmental Engineering students for internships in its School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Applications are invited from Civil and Environmental Engineering students in countries outside Australia who have completed 2 or 3 years of study at the undergraduate level to work with strong research groups at UNSW for an 8-week duration each year. This is a paid internship programme.

Field of Internship: The objective of the internship program is to attract the best and brightest students from across the world into the School, who may be interested in pursuing research careers and PhD studies and developing collaborations.
Course Level: 
Internship Provider: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia
Internship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: Applications are invited from Civil and Environmental Engineering students in countries outside Australia who have completed 2 or 3 years of study at undergraduate level to work with strong research groups at UNSW for an 8-week duration each year. Masters students and students who have completed 4+ years of study may also apply.

Internship Open for International Students: International students are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? Yes, each successful applicant will be awarded a stipend of AUD 1800 per month (or fraction thereof) which will be provided as a two-weekly allowance. Successful interns must bring with them sufficient money (about AUD 1000) to meet accommodation and living expenses as scholarship payment processing takes about 4 weeks. Candidates should arrange their own airfares, flights, and visas. Advice on accommodation possibilities will be provided.

Internship Description: Applications are invited from Civil and Environmental Engineering students in countries outside Australia who have completed 2 or 3 years of study at undergraduate level to work with strong research groups at UNSW for an 8-week duration each year. Masters students and students who have completed 4+ years of study may also apply. Interns will be selected based on their academic qualifications and referee reports and placed with strong research groups in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering to assist with ongoing research projects.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: The duration of the internship is 8 weeks.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: All documents including the completed application form need to be scanned (if necessary), zipped and emailed to Associate Professor Adrian Russell (

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Apply for the Youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa: Up to $10,000 grant available.

Are you action-oriented and target young academics and professionals, graduate students at the post-coursework/research stage of your programs? The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is pleased to announce 30 research fellowships for 2019 under the framework of the CARE project.

The IITA received a three-year research grant for “Enhancing Capacity to Apply Research Evidence (CARE) in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa” funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

The fellowship program seeks to contribute to policy development on youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be young Africans; the research will be carried out in the following countries: Benin, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Senegal, and Zambia. Applicants must not be more than 40 years old at the time of application. Applicants must be young scholars at a research institute or university in Africa or a student registered in a Ph.D. or Master’s program in recognized universities in Africa, majoring in agricultural economics, agribusiness, or economics or a related social science field, and must have finished their university course work. The duration of the research should not exceed 6 months


Awards for Research Grants are up to $10,000 (Proposals with a reasonable higher budget can also be selected depending on the quality of the research proposal). Grantees will be supervised by IITA’ssocio-economics scientists in close collaboration with their national/university supervisors. Grantees will be offered training on research methodology, data management, and scientific writing. Grantees will be offered training on production of research evidence for policy-making.

Application Requirements

To apply for the Research Fellowship, applicants must submit the following: Completed application form; Copy of the passport or another statement of citizenship. Curriculum Vitae (CV), which includes work history and education. CVs should be no longer than two pages. Proof of registration at an accredited university for MSc and Ph.D. programs (for students). Proof of employment at a research institute or university in Africa (for young academics and professionals).

Guidelines for research proposals

Research proposals should be organized in the order listed below, and page limitations for components must be observed. The Research proposal must include the following components in one PDF document.

 The proposal narrative should not be more than seven pages in length, single-spaced, in 12-point type with 1″ margins. Approximately three pages should be devoted to the problem statement/policy issue, theoretical framework, review of current literature, and research questions. The remaining four pages should include the methodology, contributions to policy, work plan, and dissemination plan. Applicants must present a clear and well thought out methodology and the analysis to be done. The brief dissemination plan should include the intended audience and relevant journals where the research findings might be submitted for publication and professional meetings where the findings might be presented (7 pages maximum).

The conceptual model(s) that outline the framework or design of the study(2 pages maximum)

Contribution to the field to briefly describe the potential contributions this research will make to the field of youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa (200 words maximum

Reference list. A list of all references included in the text or in the models. Use complete citations, including titles and all authors. (No page limit)

Budget. There is no specific template for the budget. It may be a simple 2-column format or a more complex spreadsheet.

Please save and send your documents in this format: LastName_FirstInitial_Document.pdf (example: Smith_K_proposal.pdf

Applications and deadline

Applications must be submitted electronically in English or French, by email to                        

Application documents must be submitted as PDF files. The deadline for submission is 23:59 WAT, 15 March 2019.

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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.

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.

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:

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

Scholarship link

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