2009/2010 African Development Scholarships - Studera International Scholarship Foundation

STUDERA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION WORLDWIDE (SSFW)
The Studera International Scholarship Foundation is a foundation of international students from different parts of the world, who seek to promote undergraduate, masters and doctoral studies for the benefit of poor and developing countries. The courses/programs/projects are ground-breaking, developing into methods or products, which are directly relevant for improving the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries. Instead of giving you fish, our responsibility is to link you to sponsors to enable you learn how to fish for yourself and others around you.

SPONSORS:
UNDER THE SPONSORSHIP OF INTERNATIONAL PHILANTHROPISTS, INDIVIDUALS, COPERATIONS & FOUNDATIONS

SSFW PRESENTS:
2009/2010 SCHOLARSHIP FOR AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT

SCHOLARSHIP LEVELS:
(a.) UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE
(b.) MASTERS DEGREE &
(c.) DOCTORAL DEGREE

FIELDS OF STUDY:
Administrations, Arts/Humanities, Agriculture, Education, Engineering/Environmental/Technology, Law, Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Health Sciences, Natural & Social Sciences, & Sports

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD COVERS:
1. Full financial support for registration / tuition fees ($3,000-$60,000)
2. Best study conditions will be ensured
3. Two free return air tickets to and from country of Host University
4. Monthly living allowances
5. Five-star hostel accommodation will be provided
6. Student group medical insurance will be provided

ELIGIBILITY:
There is no age limit and nationals of any country can apply. Scholar must be very willing to work in Africa upon completion of study. He/She will have to sign a three year contract to work in Africa to contribute towards African Development which is the aim of the 2009/2010 Scholarship Scheme.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • For Undergraduate Degree: Secondary/High School Certificate/Diploma. (Applicants awaiting result can apply and those already in University/college/polytechnic should include academic transcript)
  • For Masters Degree: Secondary/High School Certificate/Diploma and University/College Degree/Diploma.
  • For Doctoral Degree: Secondary/High School Certificate/Diploma, University/College Degree/Diploma and Masters Degree.

SELECTION CRITERIA:
Beneficiaries are chosen on at least one of the following bases:

  • Leadership potential and commitment to community or national service (provide proof) and/or
  • Academic excellence and/or
  • Random selection not minding academic qualifications (multiple entries are allowed) and/or
  • Written essay (a. How would the study period benefit you and African development? b. Financial reasons for applying for scholarship)

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
The 2009/2010 Studera Developmental Scholarship application continues till available places are filled by suitable applicants.

LOCATIONS OF HOST UNIVERSITIES:

  • AFRICA
  • AMERICA
  • ASIA
  • EUROPE
  • AUSTRALIA

AIM OF SCHOLARSHIP/WHAT WE SEEK TO ACHIEVE:
“We fight poverty via education, in other to build peace worldwide”

FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON:
(a.) How to obtain free application forms, (b.) Application conditions, (c.) How to apply, (d.) Required documents, (e.) Where to submit application, (f.) Interview and selection procedures.

VISIT: www.studerascholarships.org