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The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) Pan-African Scholarship 2019

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) Pan-African Scholarship 2019 for Leadership Development Program (Fully Funded)

The MINDS Scholarship Programme for Leadership Development in Africa was successfully launched in 2017, bringing to realisation our vision of developing young leaders who have a continent-wide development mindset and leaders who can facilitate greater cooperation between African countries.

The MINDS Scholarship Programme enables 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. By broadening access to education, we see the expansion of openness to ideas and the creation of a network of like-minded leaders who will help promote the performance and tangible progress of our continent. There is no doubt that a more integrated African economy of global scale will accelerate growth, generate positive outcomes and benefit all its communities.

Eligibility Criteria

MINDS Scholarships are awarded to meritorious applicants following a rigorous selection process. To be considered for a MINDS Scholarship, you must:

Be a national of an African country, residing in any African country
Have been formally accepted by one or more MINDS preferred institution/s outside of your country of citizenship and/ or residency
Have been formally accepted by one or more MINDS preferred institution/s to pursue postgraduate studies within the following year
Have obtained at least 70% in each subject/ course in the last two completed years of study
Produce evidence of demonstrated leadership abilities or potential guided by the questions/ requirements set out in the application form
Submit a complete online application form (see below) with the required supporting documentation.

Benefits:

The Scholarship will cover some or all of the expenses below, depending on whether a partial or full scholarship is awarded:

Tuition

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

Application Deadline: Ongoing

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