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African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program 2018 for Young African Professionals to study in Canada (Fully Funded)

 Application Deadline: October 13th 2017

 

The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Program commemorates the late Nelson Mandela’s commitment to social justice and equity. It supports young African professionals to become leaders in public policy and administration.

The ALT Scholarship Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada. Click here for an overview of the program.

The ALT Scholarship has two components:
 An academic component in which the scholars 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 in which the scholars will:

  • Put together a comprehensive professional development plan;
  • Develop a case study focusing on their home country;
  • Be mentored by a Canadian expert;
  • Participate in webinars and networking events

The ALT Scholarship Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africato pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must meet ALL the requirements to be eligible:

  • Be a citizenAND residentof sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program);
  • Have completed a university degree meeting the minimum academic requirements for admission into a Master’s degree in Canada (a minimum average of B [75%] – check equivalencies on the right handside of this page);
  • Have aminimum of two years and a maximum of five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or a research institute in Africa;
  • Meet the language requirements in French and/or English at the university where you will study;
  • Meet all the academic and admission requirements of the study program of choice

Application Process

Applicants who receive an Access Code and Password for the online application form will be required to complete the online application form and upload the following documents to the form:

  • A CV or resume
  • All official transcripts and diplomas for every university program completed or in progress (with official translation if the transcripts are not in English or French)
  • An abstract for a case study
  • A 500 to 750 word letter of intent to explain why you want to study in public administration and how you will use the training on return to your country
  • Three reference letters (two academic and one professional). If you are currently employed, one of the support letters should be from your employer
  • A copy of your valid passport or a copy of the application form for a passport if you do not have a valid passport along with a national identity card
  • Language test results if you have never studied in the language of instruction at the Canadian university where you want to study (English or French) (g. TOEFL, Alliance française)

Contact : 220 Laurier Avenue West, suite 1550, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5Z9 | Phone +1+613-237-4820 | Fax +1+613-237-1073 | alt@cbie.ca

 

For More Information on how to apply, click on the link provided to register

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