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Distance Learning Scholarships for African Students by UNICAF 2014

Distance Learning Scholarships for African Students by UNICAF 2014

The UNICAF Scholarship Programme was founded to offer gifted underprivileged students from Africa the opportunity of furthering their education by studying towards a University of Nicosia distance learning degree. The UNICAF Scholarship Programme is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available for African students and provides opportunities for studies towards the distance learning MBA, M.Ed or BBA programmes of the University of Nicosia at a fraction of the cost. The normal fees for the MBA, M.Ed or BBA degrees are €10,000 out of which UNICAF subsidises €8,000.  Students that qualify and are studying towards the distance learning MBA, M.Ed or BBA degrees will therefore pay ONLY €2000*.

  • Scholarship is awarded for MBA, Med or BBA courses.
  • Scholarship is available for pursuing distance learning master and undergraduate degree at University of Nicosia.

Eligibility: To apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme, candidates should: -Be a permanent resident of an African country. -Be earning less than €12,000 per year -Be available to commence their academic studies within 6 months from the date of receiving admission. -Meet the entry requirements of the respective programme of study. -All students are required to take the English Placement Test (EPT) before registering for classes.

  1. Academic Eligibility: For MBA The following admissions criteria must be satisfied for a student to be admitted: -An accredited Bachelor’s degree (European, American) or equivalent (i.e. ACCA). -Proficiency in English – First Degree taught in English or IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based). -Letters of Recommendation – Two recommendation letters from persons who have known the applicant in his/her educational and professional environment are required. -Curriculum Vitae (CV). -Personal Statement – a comprehensive outline highlighting the applicants’ individual competences and strengths and providing their reflections regarding the expectations and value of the programme as well as to their personal advancement and career development.
  2. M. Ed Educational Leadership & Administration All applicants for entrance in the Masters of Education programme should have at least a lower second class Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in an area related to education from a recognised university. -Transcript of grades -Applicants with a degree in a related subject taught in English from a recognized university will also be considered. -Applicants with a lower grade will be considered on their own merits. -Two academic reference letters. -Personal Statement: A letter highlighting the applicant’s individual competences and strengths and providing his/her reflections regarding the expectations and value of the programme as well as to his/her personal advancement and career development. -An updated CV (Curriculum Vitae).
  3. BBA Business Administration Regular admission to the BBA Business Administration programme requires a High School Leaving Certificate or its equivalent with an average grade of ‘C’. ‘A’ levels are considered to be a form of equivalent qualification.
  • The students of Africa (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) can apply for the scholarship.
  • The normal fees for the MBA, M.Ed or BBA degrees are €10,000 out of which UNICAF subsidies €8,000. Students that qualify and are studying towards the distance learning MBA, M.Ed or BBA degrees will therefore pay only €2000.
  • The mode of applying is online.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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  1. My name is Ephrem Michael.I am from Ethiopia.I got BA in Economics here in Ethiopia(2010).I will be pleased if I got this chance. So may you give me this chance? THANK YOU!!

  2. i am daniel berihun.am 23 years old. From ethiopia i have BA Degree in development and environmental managment studies from university of gondar. I want to be studies MA in urban development.

  3. I am from Ethiopian and I first degree in construction technology and management from Addis Ababa university,know I would like to learn Msc.Iam so happy if you gave me chance.Thank you.

  4. I am Haileyesus Mengistu. I am 24 years old. I have got my first Degree in Teacher Education & Curriculum Study from Bahir Dar University with CGPA of 3.66 in 2012. Please help me to get this opportunity. I hope to here your good response. With best regards.

  5. I am meron G/egziabher from Ethiopia. I have BSC in computer Science in 2009.currently i am working in government office.if u pick me and gave me a chance it will help me to build good knowledge and to be competent for future carrier . I will expect your response.

  6. i am chernet kebede from ethiopia,i have BSC in managment information system,i would like to study my MBA With releated field or other course.i will be glad if granted the chance .

  7. Dear Sir/ Madam
    My name is Aniley Atirsaw Ayele from ethiopia ,Debre Markos , and i have 1st degree im Mathematics from Jimma University graduated in 2006 g.c & i have above 7 years work expriance.Now i work in Debre Markos University in registrar office by data record officer.If you get the chance to learn Msc.i am very happy realy & i will work after graduation every where that every body orders me.
    thank you so much!!!!!

  8. dear sir I am a cameroonian citizen and holder of the gce advanced level pls I wish to take part in the scholarship

  9. I Am Binyam Desalegn From Ethiopia I Have Bsc In Soil Resources And Water Shed Management.Now I Am 21 Years Old.I went To Learn My Msc With Related Or Other Courses. Please Help To Get This Opportunity
    Thank You
    With Regared
    Binyam
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  10. I am Mohamed Abdullahi, I from Somalia, I have BA degree, I would Like to study MBA Your Positve response will be appreciated greatly.
    thanks
    Mohamed

  11. I am pulos Bargude, I have BA in Economics and MA in urban Management seeking for PHD in social Science,Economics or mgt…

  12. dear sir/madan i have bsc in horticulture with CGPA 3.42 ,now i am 21 years old;may you help me…….pleace

  13. I’m Mohamed Musse OSman from somalia . I have computer science Diploma . i am looking for scholarship ,please help me to get this oportunity.
    i like it to take scholarship

  14. I’m Elias from Ethiopia. I have BA Degree in English Language and Literature and I have Deploma in pedagogy. I’m looking for scholarship, please help me to get this oportunity.

  15. I’m Elias from Ethiopia. I have BA Degree in English Language and Literature. I’m looking for scholarship, please help me to get this oportunity.

  16. hi my name is mohamud farah mohamed i somalia , i am astudent who completed high school but did not get to college , i want you to help me find university thank you

  17. my name is Nakasagga jackline a senior six vacist,i did my “o”level from kitante hill school and obtained 34aggregates. i then joined the same school where i did mathematics, economics and geography…i want to continue with my studdies in BBA…i will be glad if granted the chance.thank you

  18. My name Tilahun Iyasu Barde from Ethiopia,I’m 26year old men.I’m holder of B.A degree in Governance and Development studies in 2010 and again I’m holder of post graduate diploma in police science in december 2013.know I’m seeking scholarship in any country Development related field.

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