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MINDS Scholarship Programme in Leadership Development for Africans 2021

MINDS Scholarship Programme in Leadership Development: The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) announces the MINDS Scholarship Programme for young leaders committed to facilitating greater cooperation between African countries in achieving the continent’s future success.

The scholarship programme is to enable African students to study in an African country other than their home country and in this way, immerse themselves in richness and diversity that the country and its communities has to offer. Young African scholars are encouraged to take advantage of the scholarship opportunity to advance their educational career.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS)

Scholarship to be taken in: Africa

Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship Benefits (below)

Subject Eligibility: Courses tenable at the participating universities

Country Eligibility: Africans


 

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MINDS Scholarship Programme in Leadership Development | ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

To be eligible for the MINDS Scholarship Programme in Leadership Development:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time study of a one or two-year Honors or Master’s degree at one of the MINDS preferred institutions.
  • Applicants must be individuals with a Pan-African outlook, demonstrated leadership ability and an excellent academic record who wish to study on the African continent, outside their home country.
  • Applicants must have obtained relevant bachelor’s degree from recognized universities required for admission into any of the MINDS preferred institutions.
  • Applicants must be formally accepted by one or more MINDS preferred institution/s to pursue postgraduate studies.
  • Applicants must produce evidence of demonstrated leadership abilities or potential guided by the questions/requirements set out in the application form.

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List of MINDS Preferred Institutions

EAST AFRICA

  • African Leadership University, Rwanda
  • Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda, Rwanda
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • Strathmore University, Kenya

SOUTHERN AFRICA

  • African Leadership University, Mauritius
  • University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • University of Mauritius, Mauritius
  • University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

NORTH AFRICA

  • Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
  • Université Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
  • Université Mohammed V, Morocco

WEST AFRICA

  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana
  • Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos Business School), Nigeria
  • University of Development Studies, Ghana

Scholarship Benefits

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation and meals
  • One return ticket per duration of studies
  • A fixed stipend

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applicants for the MINDS Scholarship Programme in Leadership Development are to submit their application and ensure to attach the required documents in PDF format.

Document Requirements:

  • A copy of the data/bio page of your passport.
  • A certified academic transcript/results slip of the last two years of study.
  • A copy of the official acceptance letter from the university.
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae/Resume not more than four pages.
  • Two reference letters

Application Deadline: Not specified

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