Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships, MSc in Governance and State Building, 2015

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships, MSc in Governance and State Building, 2015

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships for African Countries Citizens

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships for African Countries Citizens 2015  has been offered by International Development Department (IDD), University of Birmingham. Under Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships African Countries students can apply for Masters program in Social Sciences at University of Birmingham, UK. During scholarship the student will get full tuition fees, Monthly stipend of £920 for 18 months, Air fare to and from the United Kingdom and visa and Arrival allowance of £920. The last date for submission of application is 18th May 2015.

Participating Institution: Following Institution(s) are participating

International Development Department (IDD), University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Subject Offered:  Governance and State-building

Degree Level Offered: Masters Scholarships

Eligibility: To be eligible for  Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarships following eligibility conditions are required.

  • 1st class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved university.
  • Adequate capacity in written and spoken English. For those whose first language is not English, evidence of this capacity is required. Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS.
  • Experience in economics and statistics, demonstrated through a good mark received for at least one course at undergraduate level.
  • Applicants must be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Eligible Nationalities:  Citizens of countries in Africa

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cab Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, cote 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, Rwanda, Sao tome and Principe,  Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Selection Criteria: Academic excellence and the impact of the proposed research for New Zealand.

Application procedure:

Applications must be received through the University online application system, accessed via by 18 May 2015.

In addition to the normal University requirements for supporting documents, candidates must also upload a 500 word statement and CV. This statement should set out why the applicant is the best candidate for the scholarship.

Candidates must also send an email to Mrs Debra Beard ([email protected]) informing IDD of their wish to be considered for the scholarship. Please include ‘Mo Ibrahim Scholarship’ in the subject line of the email.

Deadline: Last date for application submission is 18 May 2015

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