The African Centre for Migration & Society at Wits University Call for Doctoral Students 2019- Fully funded

Application Deadline-1 December 2018 The African Centre for Migration & Society at Wits University is seeking applications for up to three doctoral students whose work will support the African Research Universities Alliance’s (ARUA) Mobility and Sociality in Africa’s Emerging Urban research programme. With support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, this initiative is a scholarly response […]

Governance for Development in Africa Initiative Residential School 2019- Fully funded

Deadline for applications: 31 December 2018 The Mo Ibrahim Foundation in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising a one-week Residential School, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on 01-05 April 2019 on the topic of ‘Governance and Development in Africa’. The residential school is for 20 participants who are policy […]

American University in Cairo African Graduate Fellowships 2019

Application deadline: February 1 for the Fall semester The African Graduate Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for bright, highly motivated African students interested in pursuing a master’s degree at AUC. Each year, fellowships are offered to nationals of African countries (not including Egyptians) for full-time study (nine credits or as required by the program) in […]

MINDS Scholarship Programme for Leadership Development 2019

Deadline-Ongoing The MINDS Scholarship Programme for Leadership Development in Africa was successfully launched in 2017, bringing to realisation our vision of developing young leaders who have a continent-wide development mindset and leaders who can facilitate greater cooperation between African countries. The Scholarship Programme enables African students to study in an African country other than their […]

Transparency International seeks Young Visionaries to tackle Land Corruption

The deadline to apply is 31 October 2018. They are looking for young people with new ideas and fresh perspectives. If you have a passion for innovation, the ability to devise new solutions to old problems, and a willingness to challenge the established orthodoxy, then they want to hear from you. They are Transparency International, […]

Central European University Call for Applications for Masters and Doctoral Programs 2019

Deadline- January 31, 2019 Applications are now being accepted for master’s and doctoral scholarships at Central European University (CEU). CEU brings together students and faculty from some 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. Listed among the top 100 universities worldwide by Quacquarelli Symonds in a variety […]

Commonwealth Phd Scholarship for Low and Middle Income Countries 2019

Application Deadline-16:00 (GMT) on 19 December 2018 Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university. Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth PhD Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, […]

In pursuit of my dreams: Tips on the African Initiative for Governance Scholarship – Tobechukwu Nneli

Tobe, a 2018 recipient of the African Initiative for Governance(AIG) for a Master’s of Public Policy Programme at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford shares tips and his thought on stuff that makes for a great scholarship application. April 30, 2018 would always be a memorable day for me. On that day, I […]