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The Annual Scholarship Digest is a compilation of over 300 scholarships, fellowships and grants for African Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters & PhD) students in US, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, Netherland, China, Japan, Sweden, Norway and other parts of the world
Ousmane Kane, Alwaleed Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society at Harvard Divinity School delivers a lecture titled “History, Movement, and the Spread of Islamic Scholarship in Muslim Africa.” Texts, Knowledge, and Practice: The Meaning of Scholarship in Muslim Africa website: http://hds.harvard.edu/texts-knowledge-practice-africa Learn more about Harvard Divinity School and its mission to illuminate, engage, and serve at http://hds.harvard.edu/.
Lilian Kabelle and Narissa Allibhai are two of seven students from Sub-Saharan Africa attending UC Berkeley at no cost as part of a $500 million MasterCard Foundation education initiative. Six U.S. universities, including UC Berkeley, were named as partners in The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program's global network of educational institutions and non-profits. UC Berkeley will receive $30 million in funding over the next eight years as part of the program. The initiative will provide some 15,000 talented, yet financially disadvantaged students who have a "give-back" ethos and live in developing countries with full scholarships and comprehensive support for their high school and college educations. Sub-Saharan Africa is the primary focus of the Scholars Program. http://newscenter.be...
In June 2017, the first cohort of Carnegie Mellon Africa Smart Africa Scholars graduated.The Smart Africa Scholarship Fund was established in 2013, and aims to build the much-needed ICT capacity to catalyze Africa’s economic development. The fund mobilizes the necessary financial resources from African governments and multilateral stakeholders to increase the number of advanced engineering degrees and industry-certified ICT engineers to fill Africa's critical shortage of skills in this area.
Some 200 African students will benefit from the chance to study at Edinburgh, thanks to a new package of scholarships. The University of Edinburgh's partnership with The MasterCard Foundation will allocate $27 million over seven years. It will ensure access to education for bright young leaders who have a personal commitment to changing the world around them and improving the lives of others. Over the next seven years full scholarships will be offered to 80 undergraduate and 120 postgraduate African students. This film features three of the first group of students to benefit from the programme. See: http://www.ed.ac.uk/news/2016/african-students-set-to-benefit-from-27m-scholarsh
The South Africa Scholarship Fund (SASF) is a committee of the UNC-Chapel Hill Campus Y. SASF seeks to address the inequalities in South Africa established under the system of apartheid that continue to permeate South African society today. By funding a number of university level scholarships to qualified Black, Colored, and Indian South Africans we are able to help bridge South Africa's educational divide. We are striving to change the future of the Republic of South Africa one student at a time.
A young South African is dancing his way into a new role in the United States. Andile Ndlovu has won a scholarship to train with the prestigious Washington Ballet. His teachers say he is a fast-rising star whose culture informs his art. Priscilla Huff spoke with Ndlovu and his teachers about the global language of ballet.
As Africa month comes to an end, our next interview aims to highlight the different opportunities available to Africans within Africa... The Mandela Institute of Development Studies -MINDS is a continental institute that seeks to address the short, medium, and long-term development challenges in Africa in a holistic and comprehensive manner. MINDS holds dialogues within dialogues within Africa to discuss African problems and attempt to find African solutions. It also presents opportunities for students to study anywhere within the continent. Dr Nkosana Moyo, Founder of the Mandela Institute of Development Studies, joins us to discuss the challenges faced by the African continent and such opportunities. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
http://www.rippleafrica.org/ Violet was given the gift of a scholarship to Kapanda Secondary School. She worked hard and became head girl. Help us to provide more opportunities for more deserving students. Make a donation on our website.
For African students looking to win a local or international scholarship for next academic year, follow the 10 steps in this video to apply for scholarships. From identifying your scholarship winning advantage, finding the right scholarship, starting at the right time, to collaboration, animation video shows how to get it right in 2016.
Microsoft has introduced a scholarship program for africans. It is called the 4Afrika Scholarship program, it will provide mentorship, leadership and technical training, certification, university-level education, and employment opportunities for promising African students... ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Follow us on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/techcityng Like us on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/techcityng Google plus: http://www.gplus.to/techcityng Visit our website http://www.techcityng.com.