2015 AFD-PSIA Scholarships in Development for African Students, France


2015 AFD-PSIA Scholarships in Development for African Students, France , and applications are submitted till 8th February, 2015. Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency are offering AFD-PSIA Scholarships for African students in the Development programs of PSIA. Multiple scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition fee grants will be offered every year to incoming students. Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to the best candidates on the basis of their academic record and their project at Sciences Po. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | France

Level: masters degree

Field(s): Scholarships are awarded to study Master program in Development Practice or in International Development.


Funded By: Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 AFD-PSIA Scholarships are targeted for 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 are eligible for these scholarships (priority will be given to students of Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Ghana, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Togo).

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Multiple scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship Duration: The AFD-PSIA scholarship is offered for the entire length of study at PSIA on condition of sufficient academic performance (top 50% of the class). Students who do not meet this requirement will have their scholarship withdrawn.

Scholarship covers: Multiple scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition fee grants will be offered every year to incoming students in the Development programs of PSIA.

Description

Based on a special partnership between the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency (AFD), multiple scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition fee grants will be offered every year to incoming students in the Development programs of PSIA.

The AFD is the main implementing agency for France’s official development assistance to developing countries and overseas territories.

Eligibility



‣ The 2015 AFD-PSIA Scholarships are dedicated to nationals of African countries only. Priority will be given to students coming from the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Liberia, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

‣ Applicants must have already submitted a full application to the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) for the 2015 intake through the Sciences Po Admissions Portal (including all supporting documents and references) and must have applied to one of the following programs in Development:
PSIA’s Master in Development Practice (one-year program)
PSIA’s Master in International Development (two-year program)
Please note that only applicants successfully admitted to PSIA will be considered for the scholarship.


‣ Students applying to a dual degree program are not eligible.

Selection Criteria for 2015 AFD-PSIA Scholarships

‣ Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to the best candidates on the basis of their academic record and their project at Sciences Po.

Notification:

‣ Results will be announced around mid-April 2015.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ To apply, please send the following materials by email to Ms Heather Clarke at heather.clarke-at-sciencespo.fr with ‘AFD-PSIA Scholarship Application 2015’ in the subject line:
For all applicants:

  • CV in English
  • Cover letter of 1000 words in English (indicating which program at PSIA you are applying for) addressed to the members of the joint selection committee
  • Completed and signed release form
For applicants coming from Sciences Po’s Undergraduate College only, in addition to the two above mentioned items (CV and cover letter), please also provide:
  • Copy of the official academic transcripts for the entire length of your time in higher education (including periods spent abroad on exchange programs)
  • Two letters of reference from professors. To ensure confidentiality, these letters should be sent by the professors directly by email to: heather.clarke-at-sciencespo.fr.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 8th February, 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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