Aklilu Lemma Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate Students, Ethiopia 2015/2016

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Application Deadline: 31 July 2015. Offered annually? Yes

Eligible African Countries: Ethiopia

To be taken at (country): Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia


Brief description: Aklilu Lemma Foundation is offering the ALF Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for Ethiopian Student at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia 2015/2016

Eligible Subject Areas

  • College of Natural Sciences (CNS)
    • Faculty of Life Sciences •Biology
    • Faculty of Physical & Chemical Sciences
    • Faculty of Computer & Mathematical Sciences
  • College of Health Sciences (CHS)
    • School of Veterinary Medicine
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Pharmacy
  • Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAIT)
  • College of Social Sciences & Humanities (CSS &H)
    • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • School of Social Work

About Scholarship

Aklilu Lemma Foundation – ALF is inviting Ethiopian applicants to Its 16th Cycle Scholarship Awards. 25 Meritorious Students Will Be Screened and Selected by ALF Committees at different levels to be Recipients of the Aklilu Lemma Scholarship Awards for the 2015/2016 Academic Year. ALF strives to ensure Reasonable Participation of Deserving Female Students.

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Scholarship Offered Since: not specified

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate degree

Selection Criteria

  • • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 or Higher; Weighted 75% of Total.
  • • Strong Confidential Letter of Recommendation by Relevant Department or Faculty testifying to the Applicant’s Serious Commitment to his/her Studies, Good Conduct and Other Achievements Including Active Participation in Extra & Co-Curricular Activities and Community Services; Weighted 20% of Total.
  • • Short ‘Personal Statement’ Essay, Not Exceeding One Type written Page, to allow the Applicant to Emphasize Any Particular/Outstanding Aspect of His/Her Application; Weighted 5% of Total.

Eligibility: Any Ethiopian Undergraduate Regular Student of the Addis Ababa University, 2nd Year or Higher, at One of the units listed above, and having a Cumulative GPA of 3.00 and above is Invited to Apply for the 19th (2015/2016) Aklilu Lemma Scholarship Awards. For Beneficiary Departments within the CNS, Selection Preference shall be made in the Order in which Departments are presented in the Table.

Scholarship Benefits: Successful Applicants Will Be Awarded a Certificate of Merit, a Monthly Stipend of Eth. Birr 200.00 during the 2012/2013 Academic Year, and some Other Educational Support.

Duration of Scholarships: The Scholarship Award is Tenable for One Year and is Renewable until Graduation, provided the awardees maintain the CGPA Required for Renewal to be specified by faculty/school/institute committees at the time of selection.


How to Apply

Please Pick Up (i) the Application Form and (ii) the ALF recommendation letter form from your Faculty Or from the Central ALF Office, Located in the College of Natural Sciences; Freshman/Marshal Building (Room 106) and Submit complete Application before the deadline.

Visit the Scholarship Webpage.

Sponsors: Aklilu Lemma Foundation

Important Notes: For any additional Information, Potential Applicants can Contact their Assistant Deans, who are designated by the ALF governing body as the representatives of their respective faculty/school/institute.


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