USA: MSFS Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students at Georgetown University 2015/2016

Brief description: The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University is offering a full- tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa 2015/2016

Eligible Field of Study: Master of Science in Foreign Service

About Scholarship

MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as International Relations and Security, International Development or International Business.

Georgetown University Africa scholarshipScholarship Offered Since: 2013

Scholarship Type: Masters scholarship

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

Applicants must have:

  • -A TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0.
  • -Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa.
  • -Completion of a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or ability to complete both courses *before* the beginning of the MSFS program in fall 2015.

Value of Scholarship: Full tuition scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the program

Eligible Countries: Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.

To be taken at (country): Georgetown University, USA

Application Deadline: For fall 2015 is January 15, 2015.

Offered annually? Not known

How to Apply

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit all required application documents (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation). Only students who have applied to the program will be considered for the scholarship.

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Sponsors: Georgetown University

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