The World Bank is partnering with eight Governments in Eastern and Southern Africa in an innovative project with the aim of improving the quality of training and research in higher education and reducing the skill gaps in key development priority areas.
- Deadline: 04/06/2018
- Degree: Masters
- Be a female national of one of ACE II participating countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia) or Burundi
- Be under the age of thirty-five (35) years
- Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university in the relevant field, at the level of Upper Second Class Honours
- Have been admitted in any of the 24 ACEs to study full-time in any of the priority disciplines of the ACE II Project:
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) or Industry
- Applied Statistics
- Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement as evidenced by academic transcripts, and academic awards, if any.
- Benefits: The provided financial support for each Fellowship Program will cover:
- University tuition fees: Approximately USD 3,000 per year (payable directly to the Host University according to an official invoice)
- Stipend: USD 800 per month to support living expenses such as housing, food, utilities, local transportation, medication and settlement expenses
- Research: USD 4,800 to support student research, payable upon approval of the research proposal
- Allowance: USD 2,000 one-off allowance to cover visa, laptop and 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 University.
How To Apply:
- The application is done online via the scholarship website
- Scholarship website: http://ace2.iucea.org/index.php/call2