PASGR DAAD Scholarships for the Master of Research and Public Policy, 2018-2019

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Applications are currently been accepted for the PASGR DAAD Scholarships for the Master of Research and Public Policy, 2018-2019. PASGR is a vibrant African social science community addressing the continent’s public policy issues.

Brief Description

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is inviting applications from qualified candidates for  DAAD Scholarships for the Master of Research and Public Policy for 2018/2019 academic year. Students from Sub-Saharan Africa are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is an independent, non-partisan pan-African not-for-profit organisation established in 2011 and located in Nairobi, Kenya.

Level/Field of study:

The scholarships are available for Master of Research in governance and Public Policy for the year 2018-2019.

Host Nationality:

Scholarship can be taken in Seven of the twelve universities are located in East Africa: University of Nairobi; Maseno University; Egerton University; Uganda Christian University; Uganda Martyrs University; University of Dar es Salaam; and Mzumbe University.

Eligible Nationality:

Scholarship is open to Students from Sub-Saharan Africa (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarships include tuition fees to the university according to the submitted fees structure, a monthly stipend to cover living costs and accommodation (at DAAD rates), as well as an annual study and research allowance.

Scholarship Number:

The number of offers was not specified.

Eligibility:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Eligible candidates must be citizens of a country in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Must have been admitted studying the Master of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) programme at any of the universities listed above.
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s and/Master’s degree qualification with at least a second class honours upper division from any accredited university.
  • The last university degree must have been completed less than six years ago at the time of application.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s and / or Master’s degree qualification with at least a second class honours upper division from any accredited university.
  • English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there

Note: Potential candidates who are not enrolled in the programme are advised to contact any of the universities listed above directly for admission first. Prospective students may request admission at a university within or outside their home country.

Application Procedure:

A complete application form must be sent to PASGR – scholarships@pasgr.org.

  • Fully filled and signed PASGR Scholarship Application Form;
  • Signed curriculum vitae scanned in PDF. Please use the Europass CV template: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu
  • Certified scanned PDF copies of all university degree certificates;
  • Certified scanned PDF copies of all university transcripts;
  • Proof of admission to the Master of Research and Public Policy, which may be a temporary admission letter including fee structure of the course (scanned PDF copy);
  • Letter of motivation (maximum 2 pages in PDF); and,
  • An academic reference from senior lecturer and proof of employment if applicable (scanned PDF copy).

Application Deadline:

Currently, this scholarship is unavailable. Applicants are encouraged to keep checking this website for recent updates on this program.

You can begin the application by clicking on Online Application and get more details by clicking the Scholarship Link

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