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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
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. Learn more about Smart Africa- https://smartafrica.org
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://projects.iq.harvard.edu/islamafrica Learn more about Harvard Divinity School and its mission to illuminate, engage, and serve at http://hds.harvard.edu/.
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.
The lecture addresses a simple question: What is the point of African Studies? It argues in response that there is value in studying Africa. This value concerns the knowledge likely to be acquired about Africa, but also the understanding which such knowledge yields about the world. The question may be simple, but the answer is complex. “Urbane scholarship” refers to a way of engaging with scientific knowledge that reveals sophistication in dealing with the world we live in. The claim is that this sophistication is an intellectual trait bound to be fostered by the study of a continent, which is in many respects what it is because of the way the world is. The lecture will, therefore, make a case for grounding the study of Africa more firmly in broader claims about the human condition and les...
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.
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.
Our Thundafund crowdfunding campaign is on now! You can sponsor entrepreneurs to attend our Access Markets for Profit training. https://www.thundafund.com/ProjectDetails.aspx?projectId=233 The Africa Craft Trust runs an annual Access Markets for Profit training geared towards entrepreneurs in the craft industry. The Trust is running a crowd funding campaign to sponsor five craft entrepreneurs to attend this hands-on and practical workshop. With participants attending from 17 African countries over the past 10 years, this training is designed to provide the most critical tools for business success. Held at a wholesale trade show, scholarship recipients will also have the opportunity to network with buyers and industry business contacts. Find out more at www.africacrafttrust.org.za