APPLY: African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program

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Applications are open for African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program that 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 grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada.

WORTH

  • Return airfare (at the beginning and at the end of the program)
  • Tuition fees
  • Monthly living allowances and installation allowance
  • Fixed allowance to cover purchase of books and attend conferences in Canada
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Fees for study permit

ELIGIBILITY

In order to apply, applicant must

  • 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 a university degree meeting the minimum academic requirements for admission into a Master’s degree in Canada;
  • Have a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or a research institute in Africa;
  • Be fluent in French or English;
  • Meet all the academic requirements of the study program of choice.

DEADLINE: October 14 2016

To apply and for more information visit here

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