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Ethiopia: Hawassa University Fully-funded Masters Scholarships for African Students 2017/2018

The Hawassa University has made ten (10) scholarships to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, to enable African students to undertake Masters Programmes.

Application Deadline: 19th November, 2016

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Ethiopia

Eligible Fields of Study: Computational Mathematics, Mathematical and Statistical Modeling, Applied Statistics, Chemistry, Material Science, Eco-toxicology and Environmental Health, Micro-Biology, Veterinary Epidemiology, Veterinary Microbiology, Animal Production, Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Soil Science, Crop Protection, Bio Technology, Agronomy, Plant Breeding, Climate Smart Agriculture, Horticulture, Wildlife Management, Production Forestry, Biodiversity, Agro-Forestry and Soil Management, Water Shade Management, Natural Resource Economics and Policies, Climate Change and Development, Communication and Cultural Studies, Linguistic and Multilingualism, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Type: Masters Research

Eligibility: The scholarships are open to all qualified young African Nationals who meet the following Admission Requirements

  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field.
  • Maximum age of 32 years
  • Fluency in the English language, as it is the teaching language

Number of Awardees: 10

Value of Scholarship: For successful candidates, the scholarship award covers the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • A round-trip economy rate air ticket from candidate’s home country
  • Boarding at campus of Hawassa University in provided facilities
  • Monthly stipend of 300 US$ to support living expenses
  • Total amount of 1,200 US$ to support Masters Research. (In case this fund is not sufficient, the student should find other supplementing sources)

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of programme

How to Apply: Interested candidates should complete the Application Form which is available on the Africa Union web-site: http://www.au.int/en/scholarship Applications must include the completed Application Form together with the following documents:

i. Summarized CV including education, work experience and publications if any;

ii. Certified copies of relevant certificates, and transcripts;

iii. Personal details page of national passport;

iv. Recent clear passport size photograph;

v. Recommendations from two academic referees with contact addresses; and

vi. An essay of not more than 500 words that explains the motivation for applying the chosen field of study, its importance to Africa’s development, and how the qualification will enable the candidate to serve the African continent.

Interested candidates should scan and produce electronic copies of all application documents (converted to PDF format) and send to the following e-mail addresses: To: [email protected];               [email protected]

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Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Hawassa University

Important Notes: Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.