Ashesi-ETH Master’s Scholarship in Mechatronic Engineering 2023/2024 for African Students. Apply below.
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When is Application Deadline?
31st July 2023
Tell Me About Award:
Mechatronics encompasses a range of technologies that empower a variety of daily life applications ranging from automation of household equipment through to “smart” manufacturing, self-driving cars, surgical robots and robotic space exploration. Delivered at Ashesi University by faculty from Ashesi and ETH Zurich, this Master’s Programme equips students with specialist competences and wide range of skills to pursue a career in this dynamic field. The programme was developed and is implemented as a partnership between the two universities and our seven industry partners.
The curriculum integrates knowledge of core areas in automation and production engineering with mathematics, physics, and numerical methods to develop a better understanding of mechatronics applications in a wide range of industry sectors. Selected modules from humanities, social and political sciences, economics and management will also help deepen student understanding of the broad interdependencies between engineering and their social context.
What Countries are Eligible?
Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and other Sub-Saharan Africa.
Where will Award Take Place?
Ashesi University and ETH Zurich in Switzerland, together with industry partners, are developing a Master’s programme in engineering that will be taught in Ghana by faculty of both universities. Once all aspects are approved, and the programme is started, graduating students will receive both a Master of Science degree in Engineering from Ashesi and a Master of Advanced Studies degree from ETH Zurich.
Who is Eligible?
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to apply for an Ashesi education irrespective of your financial circumstances.
How many Awards?
What is Value of Award?
The scholarships will cover:
- Tuition and other academic fees
- Laptop and equipment
- Health insurance
- One trip home per year
- Monthly stipend
- Job offer after graduation
Students will also undergo an onboarding period with their scholarship provider before starting the academic programme. Their mentorship and industrial internship will also take place with the scholarship provider.
How to Apply?
See more info HERE
Other Important Information: The involvement of the industry partners – ABB, Barry Callebaut, Bühler, HPW, Holcim, Nestlé, and Tetra Pak – all of whom are operationally present in Africa, ensures that the program addresses regional market needs. In addition to providing mentorship and industrial internships, the industry partners offer direct job opportunities after the successful completion of the program.