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France: Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship 2022/2023 for Undergraduate Students in sub-Saharan African countries – Sciences Po

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Apply for Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship or Undergraduate Students in sub-Saharan African countries, under the Europe-Africa Undergraduate Scholarships in Sciences-Po

When is Application Deadline:

  • Deadline for undergraduate programme (applicants from foreign secondary schools): 23rd February 2022.
  • Deadline for undergraduate programme (applicants from French secondary schools): mid-June 2022.

Tell Me About Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship:

The Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation was established in 2005 to realize the vision of its founder, Geneviève McMillan (1922-2008), and to commemorate the life and work of her friend, the artist Reba Stewart (1930-1971). The scholarship celebrates McMillan’s passion for the African continent.

Since 2010, the McMillan-Stewart Foundation has partnered with the Sciences Po American Foundation to offer merit-based scholarships to give access to France’s higher education system to meritorious African students from sub-Saharan African countries. This will be done specifically through the undergraduate Europe Africa program of Sciences Po.

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Undergraduate

Who can Apply for Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship?

The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence, social criteria as well as the criteria as listed below:

  • Candidates must be citizen of a sub-Saharan African country
  • Candidates must have completed their high school education in a sub-Saharan African country and
  • Candidates must be accepted to Sciences Po’s undergraduate Europe-Africa programme

How are Applicants Selected?

The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence, social criteria as well as the criteria as listed below:

Which Countries can apply?

Citizens of sub-Saharan African countries

Where will Award be Taken?

France

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship?

Successful students will receive a scholarship covering the full Sciences Po tuitions fees every year, for the duration of their undergraduate studies programme.

As Social criteria are also taken into account, an additional grant may be awarded to cover living expenses.

How Long will the Program Last?

4 years

How to Apply for Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship:

Candidates must first apply to study at Sciences Po undergraduate Europe Africa program. Applications should be completed on Sciences Po’s Admissions website and include all supporting documents requested for the Emile Boutmy scholarship application. The deadline for the Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship is the same as the deadline for Emile Boutmy scholarship applications.

During the two weeks following the student’s application, all candidates must also apply for the Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Scholarship by sending an application to scholarship@usscpo.org and matthew.baker@sciencespo.fr.

This application must include a cover letter outlining motivations to study at Sciences Po’s undergraduate program and to benefit from the Scholarship.

For all questions, you may contact the Office of Admissions, either through the online contact form, or through e-mail to matthew.baker@sciencespo.fr.

Visit Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Scholarship Webpage for Details

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