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2020 Leventis Fellowship for Africa Academics

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The Centre of African Studies of the University of London invites applications from Nigerian academics to take part in a scheme of collaborative research funded by the Leventis Foundation.

Sabbatical at the Centre of African Studies, University of London:

The Leventis Research Co-operation Programme is devised to assist younger scholars develop their research interests in collaboration with their counterparts in London. Applicants are invited to apply to spend three months as visitors of the Centre of African Studies in order to pursue their research in libraries and archives and to participate in the intellectual life of the Centre. The scheme might be particularly appropriate for scholars working up a PhD thesis into publishable form.

To be considered for the fellowship, applicants should send the following documents via email to ab17@soas.ac.uk

  • A complete curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • A statement of current research interests (of not more than 1,000 words) specifying the aims to be achieved during the research period in London
  • One academic reference letter supporting the application (sent directly from the email account of the referee to ab17@soas.ac.uk)

Applications are considered by a Steering Committee in London. Emails will be sent to the applicants informing them of the Committee’s decision soon after the deadline of 31st March. 

Email applications are preferable, but if you are unable to send your application by email, please post it to:

Ms Angelica Baschiera
Centre of African studies
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

Deadline for Applications: 31 March 2020

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Full Scholarship For International Students At Western Caspian University

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Western Caspian University announces the Full and Merit-Based Scholarships for distinguished international applicants who wish to pursue bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees at Western Caspian University.

Western Caspian University scholarship aims to encourage and support candidates with an excellent academic performance from low-income countries to study at Western Caspian University, a leading private university of Azerbaijan that offers quality education in the English language.

Worth Of Award

This scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fee on a competitive basis. Initially awarded for one year, the scholarship is subject to prolongation for the next academic year, depending on the student’s academic performance.

Who Can Apply?

  • Citizens of low-income countries as defined by the World Bank
  • People who have a current IELTS certification of 7.0 (or more) or TOEFL IBT score of 94 (or more)
  • People aged below 35
  • We strongly encourage women to apply for these scholarships.

Entry Requirements:

  • CV (Europass)
  • Motivation Letter – up to 500 words
  • A copy of diplomas and transcripts from previously attended educational programs notarized with English translation
  • A copy of the IELTS or TOEFL IBT certificate

Deadline: 1st October 2020. Please visit the scholarship webpage for more information.

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The Emile Boutmy Scholarship For International Students – Sciences Po, France

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Sciences Po created the Emile Boutmy Scholarship, named after the founder of Sciences Po (1871), to welcome the very best international students from outside the European Union. The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is for top students whose profiles match Sciences Po’s admissions priorities and individual course requirements.

Eligibility 

Eligible students are those who;

  • are first time applicants, from a non-European Union state, whose household does not file taxes within the European Union.
  • indicated their interest during the online bachelor or master’s application form and have been given admission

This scholarship is awarded based on merit and according to the type of profile sought for this programme. Also, often taken into consideration are social criteria. 

Deadlines

  • Deadline for undergraduate programme: February 28, 2021. You must apply for the Emile Boutmy scholarship directly in your Sciences Po online application. 
  • Deadline for the master programme: December 6, 2020

For more information, please visit the scholarship web-page.

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