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Thousands of Africa's best and best-connected students have been lured to Chinese universities with free degrees, luxurious accommodation and generous monthly allowances. Thousands more will follow in what is an immense and sustained attempt to repair China's reputation and expand its sphere of influence. Read more at www.china-africa-reporting.co.za/2013/06/fixing-chinas-image-one-african-student-at-a-time/
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 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...
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...
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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
Are you a Ph.D. student from Sub-Saharan Africa? Are you 32 years of age or younger? The World Bank Group is launching the second edition of the Africa Fellowship Program, an exciting initiative targeting Ph.D. candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly women. Apply now for a 6-month fellowship and help us work to eradicate poverty and increase shared prosperity: http://worldbank.org/africa/wbgfellows
In Africa, the Australian Government offers scholarships and fellowships under the Australia Awards for African nationals to undertake long term studies leading to a postgraduate degree and short term training leading to the acquisition of new skills. Long term awards include Australia Award Scholarships to undertake Masters-level studies in Australian universities.
A video with advice for applying to UK Scholarships. APPLY! People featured in video (in order): - Dr Vuyane Mhlomi (Rhodes) - Ange Maseko (Chevening) - Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh (Weidenfeld) - Taskeen Adam (FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar & Cambridge Africa) - Sumaya Hendricks (Oppenheimer Memorial Trust & Crowdfunding) "Figuring out life. Maybe you are too. Let's do it together"
Reflections: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Present Their Internship Experiences in Africa Scholars and Michigan State University staff and community members look back on 2016 internship and research placements.
Apply now: http://allangray.ixperience.co.za Change your life this winter holiday with a R100 000 scholarship from Allan Gray and learn how to build impactful web apps! iXperience is an immersive 4-week programming bootcamp in Cape Town designed to take you from a novice to a self-sufficient web developer able to build your own web applications from scratch. The full-time course is taught by some of the world's best instructors from America, and attracts students from top schools including Harvard, Stanford, Yale and Princeton. Allan Gray has partnered with iXperience to offer five talented South Africans, between the ages of 18 and 25, the opportunity to attend iXperience 2016 on full scholarship, which begins on 27 June and ends on 22 July (accommodation in Green Point, Cape Town is i...
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.
Kadzo is a Career Expert, Empowerment Specialist and Youthologist for Kadzoweforafrica. She has over 10 years of experience helping people strategize for success. This video provides information on Scholarships for Masters and PhD Students. Click below to SUBSCRIBE and receive more info & list of schools: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBGwIKHvK0xqHFBrvE4DdIA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/KadzoweForAfrica/665796533551975?ref=hl Blog for detailed information and links on this video topic: http://kadzoweforafrica.blogspot.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kadzowe Scholarship Links To Get You Started: 1. Scholarships for Development www.scholars4dev.com/category/country/usa-scholarships/ Scholarships given by Level of study, field of study, place of study, targ...
African Scholarship Exchange is a scholarship ministry with a unique approach. ASE founder Val Vickery and Program manager Karen Canevaro talk about the program, the background of our students and how ASE develops meaningful partnerships and lifelong relationships.
Preparing post secondary school students to competitively seek admissions and scholarships to top world class institutions 2017