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Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow (Fully Funded)

Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow (Fully Funded) Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada. This opportunity is open for public Administration students and related courses.

The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. It supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration.

 

 Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow (Fully Funded)

The following are what you should know and the method of application

Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow  Location

Canada

 

Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow – Eligible Countries

 Countries in sub-Saharan Africa

 

Fields of Study

Public Administration, Public Policy or Public Finances

 

Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow – About the Award

 The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) administers the International Scholarships Program (ISP) of Global Affairs Canada. The ALT Scholarship Program by the CBIE grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada

The African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Programme has two components:

An academic component

A professional component

 

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Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow – Benefits

Return airfare (at the beginning and at the end of the program)

Tuition fees

Monthly living allowances and settling-in allowance

Fixed allowance to cover purchase of books and attend conferences in Canada

Health insurance coverage

Fees for study permit

 

 Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow – Qualification Requirement

Be a citizen AND resident of sub-Saharan Africa;

Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program);

Have completed a university degree meeting the minimum academic requirements for admission into a Master’s degree in Canada (a minimum average of B [75%] – check equivalencies on the right handside of this page);

Have a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or a research institute in Africa;

Meet the language requirements in French and/or English at the university where you will study;

Meet all the academic and admission requirements of the study program of choice

 

Eligible Regions

Sub-Saharan African countries

 

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You Are Not Eligible If

You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or you have applied for permanent residency in Canada.

You are already enrolled in a degree or any program of study at a Canadian university.

You are currently employed by the Government of Canada.

 

Selection Criteria

Eligible candidates with complete files will be assessed against the following criteria by a national selection committee:

Academic merit;

Professional experience;

Relevance and merit of the case study;

Recommendation letters;

Demonstrated leadership capacity; and

Potential contribution to public administration and public policy upon the candidate’s return to his/her home country.

In awarding the scholarships, considerations will be given to gender equity and equitable representation from across sub-Saharan Africa

 

 

Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow Application Process

Apply online through the given link

How To Apply

Click Here To Apply

Click here To Visit Official website

 

Scholarship Alert – Nelson Mandela’s African Leaders of Tomorrow – Application Deadline

 October 13, 2017.

Application Timeline

Deadline to complete the Preliminary Questionnaire: 13th October, 2017

Selection process: 16th October to 31st December, 2018

Pre-selected candidates notified by email: January-February 9 2018

Admission to universities: January to March 2018

Pre-departure process (visa, accommodation, pre-departure orientation): February to July 2018

All other candidates notified of results: May 2018

Orientation session in Canada: Mid- August 2018

Start of study programs: End of August/beginning of September 2018

 

 

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