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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

Books/Stationery

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.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

NIIT NIGERIA 20th NATIONAL IT SCHOLARSHIP 2019 for Young Nigerians.

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

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: 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

Scholarship link

4 Adam Smith Business School Excellence Scholarships at University of Glasgow UK, 2019

The University of Glasgow is offering 4 Adam Smith Business School Excellence Scholarships for 2019 entry to students from Nigeria entering the Adam Smith Business School. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount.

The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities.

If English is not the student’s first language, they will be required to provide a language test before they can start their studies.

Scholarship Description:

• Applications Deadline: End of April 2019
• Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Postgraduate Taught programme.
• Study Subject: Scholarships are available for following Postgraduate programmes in the Adam Smith Business School:
• Corporate Governance & Accountability [MSc] (pg)
• Development Studies [MSc] (pg)
• Economic Development [MSc] (pg)
• Economics, Banking & Finance [MSc] (pg)
• Environment & Sustainable Development [MSc] (pg)
• Finance & Economic Development [MSc] (pg)
• Finance & Management [MSc] (pg)
• Financial Economics [MSc] (pg)
• International Banking & Finance [MSc] (pg)
• International Business [MSc] (pg)
• International Human Resource Management & Development [MSc] (pg)
• International Management & Design Innovation [MSc] (pg)
• International Strategic Marketing [MSc] (pg)
• Management & Sustainable Tourism [MSc] (pg)
• Management with Enterprise & Business Growth [MSc] (pg)
• Management with Human Resources [MSc] (pg)

• Scholarship Award: The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount.
• 2 x £5,000
• 2 x £10,000

• Nationality: Nigeria students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
• Number of Scholarships: 4 Scholarships are available.
• Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Nigeria students are eligible to apply for the scholarship
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible, applicants must:
• Demonstrate academic excellence and meet the ASBS entry requirements
• Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme
• Be classed as an International Student for fee purposes
• Be resident in Nigeria at time of applying

English Language Requirements: If English is not a student’s first language, they will be required to provide a language test before they can start their studies.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Applicants will be automatically assessed for a scholarship based on academic merit and nominations will be made by International Officer – Ajoke Olakunle.

For more details visit here

Online Application

Scholarship Link

University of Cape Town MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to provide 338 scholarships over 10 years to academically talented yet economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa for study at UCT. For 2019 academic year, 50 scholarships opportunities are available (24 Undergraduate, 16 Honours and 10 Masters).

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town, applicants must be:

  • Academically talented, must value learning and be driven to complete their education.
  • Economically disadvantaged and facing significant financial barriers to accessing education.
  • Committed to giving back to their own communities once studies are completed, to return to their home countries and take a leadership role in promoting social and economic improvement.
  • Future leaders committed to embracing ethical leadership to improve the lives of others.
  • Commitment to community service through previous and/or past engagements with community outreach activities
  • Citizens and residents of a Sub-Saharan African country.
  • Wanting to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level (Masters by research and coursework or research Masters, only). Honours applicants will be considered from 2016.
  • Applying to study in the fields of Commerce, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law or Sciences at the University of Cape Town.
  • All prospective Scholars must first be admitted to the University of Cape Town to be considered for the Scholarship. Although each academic department has its own criteria, a minimum of 60% for the Honours, or equivalent degree is the overall academic criterion required for entry into the Masters’ degree.
  • Preference will be given to ‘first-generation’ students, i.e. those who are the first ones in their families to go to university.

Benefits:

The scholarships are considered to be full-cost and will include full cover for the following:

  • Visa costs
  • Transport costs to and from South Africa
  • Full tuition and international student fees
  • Full accommodation, subsistence and living expenses
  • Research costs as approved or recommended by UCT and the Foundation
  • Access to internship opportunities and cover of related costs
  • Medical aid

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Click here to apply online

For more information visit the official webpage

STEM Scholarships for Female Students in Africa, 2018

The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme was launched in 2007 with the aim of contributing to the production and retention of high caliber African human capital for sustainable development of the continent in critical development areas, while promoting regional integration through intra-Africa mobility of students.

The African Union Commission is offering a Call for Scholarship Applications (For Female Applicants Only) for Masters and PhD Programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The Scholarship Scheme is intended to enable young Africans to study in reputable African Universities with a binding agreement that beneficiaries will work in any African country for at least the same duration of scholarship period after graduation.

Scholarship Description:
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Masters and PhD Programme.
    Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship award covers the following:
    Tuition Fees: According to an official invoice from the Host University.
    Stipend: 500 US$ monthly, to support living expenses such as housing, food, utilities, local transportation and medication.
    Book Allowance: An allowance of 500 US$ per year for the purchase of books.
    Air ticket: A round-trip economy fare for the most direct route between the beneficiary’s home country and the study destination of host Institute.
    Travel Allowance: One-off payment of 250 US$ to contribute towards ground transportation from airport and settling-in costs One-off payment of 350 US$ to assist with shipping and other terminal expenses; upon departure from the host Institution after successful completion of the study.
    Computer Allowance: One-off payment of 1,000 US$ for the purchase of laptop computer and accessories.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Africa

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Female citizens of an African Union Member State are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for the Scholarship, a candidate must:
    Be a Female Citizen of an African Union Member State
    Be under the age of thirty-five (35) years for Masters Programmes and under forty (40) years for PhD Programmes.
    Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field, at the level of Upper Second Class Honours for a Masters’ Programme; and a holder of Masters’ Degree in the relevant field for a PhD Programme. The degree must be from a reputable University
    Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement as evidenced by academic transcripts, and academic awards if any.
    Have proof of admission to undertake a full-time Masters or PhD programme in a recognized university of an African Union Member State.
    Be willing to commit to work in an African Union Member State on completion of studies for at least three (3) years.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must scan and produce electronic copies of all the above documents (converted to PDF format) and send via email.

Application Procedure:

The applicants should submit their formal application which should include the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Recent passport-size photograph
  • Summarized CV with names and contacts of two referees.
  • Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts
  • Certified copies of Passport or national Identity Card indicating citizenship
  • Copy of admission letter from a reputable African University
  • Two (2) Reference Letters with contact addresses.
  • An essay of not more than 500 words that explains why the candidate has chosen her particular field of study and its importance to Africa’s development

How to Apply:

Applicants must scan and produce electronic copies of all the above documents (converted to PDF format) and send via email.

Click here to apply

2018 MSc Scholarships for Developing Countries at Harper Adams University in UK

The Harper Adams University is inviting applications for Marshal Papworth Scholarships. These scholarships are available for students from developing countries who have applied to study MSc programme.

The Harper Adams University is a public university located close to the village of Edgmond, near Newport, in Shropshire, UK. Established in 1901, the university is a specialist provider of higher education for the agricultural and rural sector.

If English is not your first language, then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 5, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the following programmes: MSc Integrated Pest Management MSc Entomology and MSc Agricultural Sciences and Production Systems.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship is offered in collaboration with Harper Adams University and offers a total scholarship amount of £23,350 which comprises of:
    £13,350 payment tuition fees
    £10,000 living expenses
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students from developing countries are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: Candidates must have a minimum of a distinction/2.1 honours degree and relevant field experience. For full eligibility criteria for each of the above courses, please click on the relevant link.
  • English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

For more information please click here

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries to study in UK

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time Master’s study on selected courses, jointly supported by UK universities.

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK. These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunity

Eligibility

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2018
  • By October 2018, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master’s degree)
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high income country
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship

 

Application Deadline: 23.59 (BST) on 17 April 2018

For more Information please click here 

Apply: 2018- 2019 WHO/TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship

Application Deadline: FRIDAY 30TH MARCH 2018.

The Office of Research, Innovation and Development (ORID) is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the award of scholarships for One-year Masters studies in Public Health for the 2018/2019 academic year, funded under the WHO TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme.

The scheme provides scholarships for fulltime studies and is focused on courses relevant to a career in implementation research. Implementation Research is a growing field that supports the identification of health system bottlenecks and approaches to address them and is particularly useful in low- and middle-income countries where many health interventions do not reach those who need them the most.  The goal of this scheme is to enhance graduate training capacity and boost the number of researchers in low and middle-income countries

STUDY AREAS

Ten (10) Master’s scholarships will be offered under the programme for the 2018/2019 academic year in the following areas:

  • Master’s in Public Health
  • MSc Applied Health and Social Sciences

 

ELIGIBILITY

*Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only applicants from low- and middle-income countries of WHO African Region are eligible.

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship is tenable at the University of Ghana, School of Public Health and covers:

  • One round return economy airfare between the home country of the student and Accra, Ghana.
  • Tuition and academic user facility fees;
  • Basic medical and accident insurance;
  • Monthly stipend to cover living expenses including accommodation equivalent to local living cost; and
  • Support for research project/thesis expenses during data collection. 

For more information please click here

Apply: Pre-Master Scholarship Programme at University of Kent in UK

Deadline: 31 August, 2018
Open to: international applicants
Scholarship: GBP 4,000 tuition fee

Description

The University of Kent is awarding Pre-Master Scholarship Programme for International Students. Three scholarships are available in the field of Business, Management and Finance.

The aim of the scholarship is to produce graduates of responsible character with the necessary knowledge and skills for professional and national leadership.

The University of Kent is one of the country’s leading academic institutions producing world-class research, rated internationally excellent and leading the way in many fields of study.

Eligibility

Applicants must have the equivalent of an honours degree from the UK or other approved university in a related subject or an equivalent professional qualification. Consideration will be given to applicants holding equivalent qualifications or work experience.

Scholarship

These scholarships will cover GBP 4,000 tuition fee.

How to Apply?

The mode of applying is online.

  • Certificates of your academic results to date;
  • An academic reference;
  • A personal statement;
  • A copy of your passport.

For more information please visit the official website.

 

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