Calling for Application: African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program

AFRICA 1The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity by supporting young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. The ALT Scholarship Program will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public financesScholarships will be awarded based on merit to young professionals from sub-Saharan Africa. The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in collaboration with The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) will implement the ALT Scholarship Program with the objective of contributing to a strong and effective public sector in sub-Saharan Africa.  Special consideration will be given to equitable representation across the continent and to the advancement of women leaders.

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in collaboration with The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) will implement the ALT Scholarship Program with the objective of contributing to a strong and effective public sector in sub-Saharan Africa.  Special consideration will be given to equitable representation across the continent and to the advancement of women leaders.

This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), and The MasterCard Foundation.

ELIGIBILITY:wardrobes banner 3

Be a citizen and resident of sub-Saharan Africa

Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program)

Have completed an undergraduate university degree (4 years of university) with a minimum average of B (75%)

Have two to five years of work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or research and academic institutions in Africa

Be fluent in French or English Meet all the academic requirements of the study program of choice

BENEFITS:

Tuition fees Monthly living allowances and one time installation allowance

Return airfare (at the beginning and at the end of the program)

Fixed allowance to cover purchase of books and attend conferences in Canada

Health insurance coverage

Fees for study permit

To read more about this programme click – AFRICAN LEADERS OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM   

Entry ends on 2nd November, 2015

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