Details about African Leaders Of Tomorrow Scholarship
African Leaders Of Tomorrow Scholarship is offered for Masters degree in the field of Public administration, Public policy or Public finances. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 02 Nov 2015. This scholarship is provided by Government Of Canada and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, Return airfare + Tuition fee + Living expense . This scholarship is open for: Open to sub-Saharan African countries .
- Deadline: 02 Nov 2015
- Scholarship value: Full Funding, Return airfare + Tuition fee + Living expense
The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity by supporting young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration. The ALT Scholarship Program will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances. Scholarships will be awarded based on merit to young professionals from sub-Saharan Africa. The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in collaboration with The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) will implement the ALT Scholarship Program with the objective of contributing to a strong and effective public sector in sub-Saharan Africa. Special consideration will be given to equitable representation across the continent and to the advancement of women leaders.
The ALT Scholarship Program has two components:
- An academic component where the recipient of the scholarship will complete a one to two year Master’s level program in public administration, public policy or public finance at a Canadian university;
- A professional development component where the recipient of the scholarship will complete a comprehensive professional development plan which will include the development of a case study focusing on their home country, as well as exposure to Canadian knowledge, innovation and best practices in public administration and policy through mentoring, webinars and networking events.
Eligibiltiy: Candidates must meet all the eligibility requirements:
- Be a citizen and resident of sub-Saharan Africa.
- Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program).
- Have completed an undergraduate university degree (4 years of university) with a minimum average of B (75%).
- Have two to five years of work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or research and academic institutions in Africa.
- Be fluent in French or English.
- Meet all the academic requirements of the study program of choice
- Candidates who have obtained Canadian citizenship, who are permanent residents or who have applied for permanent residency in Canada are not eligible.
- Candidates who are already enrolled in a degree or any program of study at a Canadian university are not eligible.