Thursday, March 8, 2018

STEM Scholarships for Female Students, Africa 2018

Deadline: 30/04/2018 Degree: Masters, MBA Scholarship Description: Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme 2018 Call for S... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 30/04/2018


Degree: Masters, MBA


Scholarship Description: Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme 2018 Call for Scholarship Applications For Female Applicants Only For Masters and PhD Programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)


Eligibility:
To be eligible for the Scholarship, a candidate must:
A. Be a Female Citizen of an African Union Member State
B. Be under the age of thirty-five (35) years for Masters Programmes and under forty (40) years for PhD Programmes.
C. 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
D. Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement as evidenced by academic transcripts, and academic awards if any.
E. Have proof of admission to undertake a full-time Masters or PhD programme in a recognized university of an African Union Member State.
F. Be willing to commit to working in an African Union Member State on completion of studies for at least three (3) years.


Benefits: 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.


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


Scholarship Website: https://au.int/en/scholarship