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Georgetown University Masters Scholarship for African Students, 2019



Application Deadline: 15th January, 2019

Georgetown University Masters Scholarship: Applications are currently ongoing for the Georgetown University Fully-Funded Masters Scholarships for African Students USA. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

Georgetown University Masters Scholarship for African Students, 2019

Georgetown University Masters Scholarship Details and FAQs

The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) is a professional master’s degree in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Its goal is to prepare women and men to be creative leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors of international affairs. In keeping with the vision of the School’s founder, Father Edmund A. Walsh, S.J., MSFS seeks to instill in its students a commitment to service in the international community and an appreciation for the ethical dimension of international affairs.

MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as International Relations and Security, International Development or International Business.

The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University USA is offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa 2019/2020

When is the application deadline?

15th January, 2019.

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Georgetown University, USA

What are the eligible courses and fields of study?

Master of Science in Foreign Service

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters scholarship

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship? 

Applicants must have:

  • -A TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0.
  • -Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa.
  • -Completion of a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or ability to complete both courses *before* the beginning of the MSFS program in fall 2019.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

Full tuition scholarship

How long will the scholarship last?

2 years

How to Apply for the Georgetown University Masters Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit all required application materials (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation). The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the student’s application in the admissions process.

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Georgetown University GHD Full Masters Scholarship and Internship

The Global Human Development Program is a two year, full-time master’s degree that encompasses an innovative skills-based curriculum with built-in opportunities for experiential learning. The curriculum covers core courses including the economics of development, international political economy, program design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, quantitative and qualitative methodologies, finance and budgeting, and management.

Applications are currently ongoing for the Global Human Development Programme (GHD) Full Masters Scholarship and Internship for Students from Sub-Saharan Africa at Georgetown University, USA. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

The Global Human Development Program (GHD) at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service is excited to announce a partial tuition scholarship for a master’s-level student from Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. A full tuition scholarship for a master’s-level student from sub-Saharan Africa is made possible through the generous support of the William and Catherine McGurn Family.

When is the application deadline?

15th January 2019

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

USA

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

GHD is a practitioner-focused program so one year of experience working in international development is required, with a minimum of two years of professional experience preferred. All applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree prior to proposed enrollment.

Applicants to the Global Human Development Program should meet the following requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Completion of courses in introductory macro- and microeconomics and statistics (must be completed before enrollment in August, not necessarily before applying).
  • Ability to function effectively in English and one other language (students must pass an oral proficiency exam before graduation, implying that they will have a reasonable command of one foreign language before entering the program).
  • Several years of experience living, studying, and working abroad is strongly recommended.
  • Completion of either the GRE (preferred) or GMAT exam, taken in time to submit the scores by the application deadline.

What are the selection criteria?

The scholarship will be awarded based on the overall strength of the application.

How many scholarship awards are available?

1

What are the benefits of the award?

A full tuition scholarship for a GHD student from sub-Saharan Africa.

In addition to the curriculum, students apply the skills and knowledge they are learning in the classroom to three different professional work experiences:

  1. the summer field project (a fully-funded 2-3 month international work placement);
  2. an internship at a relevant Washington DC-based international development organization/agency for at least one academic semester; and
  3. the capstone project (a two-semester client engagement project emphasizing project management and analysis).

How to Apply for the Georgetown University GHD Full Masters Scholarship

Application Webpage

Programme Webpage


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