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Apply! 2015 Kofi Annan Fellowships for students in developing countries

kofi AnnanThe Kofi Annan Foundation is offering Fellowships for Developing countries’ Students in Germany , and applications are submitted till September 30, annually. European School of Management Technology in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation offers fellowships to obtain a university degree in Europe at one of the academic partners of the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation. The fellowship is open to the talented students from developing countries. Value of the Fellowship is €58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for travel and accommodation costs and program related fees. The fellowship is offered for one-year full-time MBA education.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Up to three fellowships are offered.

Scholarship Duration: The fellowship is offered for one-year full-time MBA education.

Scholarship covers:  Value of the Fellowship is €58,000. Fellows will have a full scholarship from ESMT plus fair compensation for travel and accommodation costs, and program related fee

School(Institutions/ Country): | Germany

Level: Master Degree

Field(s): MBA courses

Deadline: September 30, annually.

Funded By: ESMT in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business School Foundation

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  2015 Kofi Annan Fellowships are targeted for students of Least developed countries: (Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Rep. of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Rep., Myanmar, Nepal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Yemen and  Haiti ).


In order to be considered for 2015 Kofi Annan Fellowships you must meet all the following criteria:

‣ Applicants must be resident in one of the UN’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) or Palestine.

‣ Fellows are expected to commit to returning to their home country or region to participate in the development of the local or regional economy.
‣ Applicants need to hold at least a bachelor’s degree and have to demonstrate three years of post-graduate professional experience.

‣ Moreover, they are required to take the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) before gaining admission to the ESMT Full-time MBA program.

For more information,click here to apply

ScholarshipAlert:Master’s in International Human Rights Law


oxfordFunding has been secured from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, the Alistair Berkley Charitable Trust (African awards only) and Kellogg College, Oxford, for ten scholarships for candidates from developing African and South Asian Commonwealth countries*.

The Scholarships will provide course and college fees over two years, as as well as air travel to and from the scholar’s home country for each residential session and a stipend for reading materials.

‘The Commonwealth Scholars from Africa we have had thus far are superb, and delightful’, said Dr Andrew Shacknove, Director of the International Human Rights Law programme. ‘They are intellectually gifted and highly committed as human rights advocates. Thanks to the generosity of Kellogg College and the Alistair Berkley Charitable Trust, in September the Commonwealth scheme will be doubled to ten scholarships and will now include India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. This makes it possible to offer full support to a third of our students, coming from developing countries with significant human rights challenges and potential.’

This is the third year that the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission has funded International Human Rights Law scholarships at Oxford with an annual grant of £160k. To date the Commission has given £320k. The Alistair Berkley Charitable Trust has made a grant of £48,505 for students specifically from developing African countries.

All ten scholars will attend Kellogg College while undertaking the Master’s at Oxford.

For more information about the scholarships please click here


Call for Applications: 2014 Canon Collins Equal Education Scholarship

Canon Collins Trust

Equal Education and the Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust are offering Canon Collins Equal Education Scholarship for January 2015 program. The scholarship is available for pursuing a master’s or equivalent postgraduate level at a South African university. Master’s scholarship is open for South African resident and Nationals of other African countries are eligible only if they have official refugee status inSouth Africa. The online application will be open until 28th July 2014.

Study Subject(s): The postgraduate scholarship is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the South African university.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Master’s or equivalent postgraduate level at a South African university.
Scholarship Provider: Equal Education and the Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

-To qualify for the scholarship you must:
– Be ordinarily resident in South Africa and be a national of one of the following countries: AngolaBotswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. (Nationals of other African countries are eligible only if they have official refugee status in South Africa);
– Have worked or volunteered for at least 3 years for Equal Education;
– Have at least one of your references from Equal Education;
– Be in possession of a good undergraduate degree;
– Be seeking funding to study at Master’s or equivalent postgraduate level at a South African university, commencing January 2015.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Resident in South Africa and national of one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. (Nationals of other African countries are eligible only if they have official refugee status in South Africa) can apply for this postgraduate scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Canon Collins Trust is inviting application for Equal Education Scholarship for Postgraduate. The students of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe can apply for the scholarship. A scholarship valued at R75,000 per year for 2 years, subject to our normal terms and conditions.

Number of award(s): One scholarship is offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for 2 years.

What does it cover? A scholarship valued at R75,000 per year for 2 years, subject to our normal terms and conditions.

Selection Criteria: Applicants will be assessed against the criteria outlined below:
1. Academic Record and References
2. Leadership Competencies & Personal Qualities will be assessed.
3. Commitment to Equal Education and to its vision and mission
4. The application form. Take care when filling it in.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online through the Canon Collins portal.  It can be found on the Canon Collins Trust website, when the call for applications is open. You will find full instructions online when you start a new form. Please do not type in block capitals. You will receive a confirmation when you submit your form. It is your responsibility to ensure that your application is complete and accurate before submitting your application online. All sections of the form need to be complete before the system will allow the application form to be submitted. Information can be saved and the application form edited until the applicant chooses to submit. All applicants are required to upload the following supporting documentation:
• Certified copy of degree certificates, if available
• Certified academic transcripts
• Two reference letters, one of which should be from Equal Education
• ID document (the following are acceptable: passport, birth certificate, driver’s license)
You may also need to submit:
• Two payslips, if currently in paid employment
• Proof of refugee status, if applicable

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application window closes on 28 July 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Call for Applications: The 2014 MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program for African Graduate Students

MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

The University of California, Berkeley has partnered with The MasterCard Foundation in a collaborative, global network of education institutions and non-profit organizations that believe education is a catalyst for social and economic advancement. The Program aims to benefit 15,000 young people over 10 years, mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The future of Africa will be shaped by its young people, including those talented, yet economically disadvantaged students who face significant barriers to accessing quality education. To harness the potential impact of this generation, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program provides next-generation leaders who are committed to the social and economic transformation of their continent with access to quality education by delivering comprehensive financial, social, and academic support throughout their secondary and university education and supports their transition to further study or to the workforce.

To this end,Michigan State University International Studies and Programs is inviting applications from Sub-Saharan Africa graduate students for MasterCard Foundation Scholars program 2014. The main objective of the scholarship program is to ensure that young people are equipped with the skills and competencies needed to spur economic growth and social development in their respective countries of origin.

The scholarship is  open to students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree at an African university and are residents or citizens of an African country. Academically qualified, economically disadvantaged, young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent are highly encouraged to apply for MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.


The five main eligibility criteria are:

  • Being a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country – If you have refugee status, are stateless, or have other questions regarding your citizenship, you may still be eligible. Please contact us directly to clarify. This scholarship is not intended for citizens of North African countries.
  • Excelling academically – All prospective Scholars must first be admitted to UC Berkeley to be considered for the Scholarship. An important criteria for admission to the University is demonstrated academic excellence.
  • Coming from an economically disadvantaged background – We aim to admit those from the bottom two income quintiles per country. This Scholarship is designed for those extremely talented individuals who have no other means of acquiring the further education required to help realize their dreams and ambitions.
  • Having demonstrated the will to give back to your community, country, or continent – We are looking for well-rounded students who are engaged in activities beyond the classroom. Some may be directly related to your field of study, but this may also include other issues (social, economic, political) that you are working on and passionate about. Applicants should elaborate on their achievements both in their application to UC Berkeley, and then later on the Scholarship application.
  • Having expressed the desire and intention to return to your home country after completing your studies – We are looking for students who are engaged with and passionate about issues affecting their communities, and who will take advantage of their education at UC Berkeley to better equip themselves with the knowledge and training to address these issues upon return. While important work can be done from abroad, the intention of this Program is to enable Scholars to return home, after forming valuable professional connections through internship and job placement.

Deadline: February 3rd, 2014

For more information and application procedures: Visit UC Berkeley MasterCard Foundation Website

Call for Applications:ADDAX Petroleum/NNPC Tertiary Institutions Scholarships Scheme


Addax Petroleum Development (Nig) Limited invites qualified candidates for its 2011/2012 National Merit Tertiary Institution Scholarship Awards Scheme



i. Must be Nigerian

ii. Must be a registered, full till 100 level undergraduate in any Nigerian Tertiary Institution

III) Must have 5 ‘O’ level credit passes in one sitting including Language and Mathematics


Any candidate currently a beneficiary of a Scholarship of any kind is not eligible to apply. Dependants of employees of Addax are not eligible to apply


An aptitude test for all applicants will be conducted at the following centres on a later dates that shall be communicated to successful applicants through their email addresses. Applicant should therefore indicate their preferred centre for the test of their applications:

1. Abuja

2. Lagos

3. Owerri

4. Port Harcourt

5. Calabar


i. To qualify for consideration, applicants MUST submit an application with the following information:

a. Surname

b. Other Names

c. Sex

d. Functional e-mail address and phone number

Attach scanned copies of original:

i. Admission letter into institution with information on course of study, years of entry and graduation

ii. SCSSE/GCE O’ level Certificate

iii. Evidence of state of Origin/Local Government

iv. School ID card or National ID or Driver’s License or International passport

Applications without all these credentials will be rejected


All applications should be submitted with scanned copies of credentials through the following e-mail addresses not later thanTuesday, May 29, 2012.


Applications from North East geographical zone – email address:

Applications from North West geographical zone – email address:

Applications from North Central zone and Abuja – email address:

Applications from South West geographical zone – email address:

Applications from South East geographical zone – email address:

Applications from South South geographical zone – email