2016 Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship For Africans To Study In UK

2016 Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship For Africans To Study In UK

The International Development Department is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to undertake the MSc in Governance and State-building, followed by a six-month internship at IDD and six months with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in London with a full scholarship.

‣ Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship Applicants must have the equivalent of a first class UK bachelors degree and be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country.

‣ Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa.

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Birmingham | UK

Level:MSc programme

Field(s): Scholarship is awarded in governance and state-building programme.

Deadline: 16 May 2016.

Funded By: Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship is targeted for Students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, 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, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

Eligibility

The entry requirements for  Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship consist of:

‣ 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.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications must be received through the University online application system.

Application Form 

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 (d.l.beard-at-bham.ac.uk) informing IDD of their wish to be considered for the scholarship.

‣ Please include ‘Mo Ibrahim Scholarship’ in the subject line of the email.

Scholarship Applications are due on 16 May 2016.

‣ 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.

For more Information about Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship

3 Comments

  1. betegbar andualem

    March 31, 2016 at 9:10 AM

    dear madm! my name is Betegbar Andualem.I am from Ethiopia.I have bsc degree in biology with GPA 3.65 from one of Ethiopian university known as Debre markos university.now i wants to continue msc degree by scolat ship in your university.so my mobile is +251918282625 or email-betegbarandu222@gmail.com.thank you!

  2. Birhanu Daba

    April 24, 2016 at 7:07 PM

    My name is Birhanu Daba from Ethiopia.I am graduating in Bachelor of Accounting and finance from jimma University, Ethiopia, under the full support of the Ethiopian government.Now I’m looking for free tuition scholarship to enroll for Master of Science in either of the field like accounting and finance, business administration,other related fields. Thank you very much in advance for all your time and cooperation. With Best Regards

  3. brhane solomom feshation

    May 24, 2016 at 7:25 PM

    i’m brhane solomon from eritrea,have BAs degree in nursing(BSN) graduated in 2009,now i wont study my MSc0 degree related this filed,please contct by e.mail brhane_solo94@yahoo.com

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