The New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is pleased to offer African Women Public Service Fellowship for the year 2016. Women applicants from African countries are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
The fellowship program is offered to educate leaders in the field of public service which expands the opportunity for African women to prepare for public service in their home countries.
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GRE or GMAT scores are strongly recommended, but not required for master’s- level candidates but are required for all doctoral-level candidates. If applicants are submitting GRE scores, they should use ETS school code 2507 when reporting their scores.
Course Level: As fellows at NYU Wagner, African women study in one of two graduate programs: the two-year Master of Public Administration or Master of Urban Planning or the one-year Executive MPA.
Study Subject: Fellowship is offered in the fields of Public Administration (for one or two years)and Urban Planning (for one year).
Scholarship Award: The awards for either program will support tuition, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Applicants commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position on the continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges currently confronting Africa.
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: To qualify for the Fellowship, prospective applicants must meet the general admissions criteria stipulated here and be citizens and resident in an African country at the time of application. NYU Wagner’s admissions committee pays particular attention to applications from women who possess strong academic records; who have a demonstrated commitment to public service; and for whom a Wagner education would significantly enhance their ability to have a deep and lasting impact on public service issues in their home country and region. Please see the biographies of recent fellows.
Nationality: Applicants from African Countries (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: To qualify for the Fellowship, prospective applicants must meet the general admissions criteria stipulated here and be citizens and resident in an African country at the time of application.
Test Requirements: GRE or GMAT scores are strongly recommended, but not required for master’s- level candidates but are required for all doctoral-level candidates. If applicants are submitting GRE scores, they should use ETS school code 2507 when reporting their scores.
English Language Requirements: TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose undergraduate (applicable to master’s-level applicants) or graduate education (applicable to all doctoral-level applicants) was not in English. Minimum TOEFL score is 100, IELTS score is 7.5. For the Executive MPA for Global Policy Leadership program, our minimum TOEFL Score is 109 and our minimum IELTS Score is 7.5.
Supporting Material: Application checklist generally includes:
-Video Essay (Optional, but Strongly Recommended)
-Letters of Recommendation
-Standardized Test Scores (Optional, But Strongly Recommended)
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Fall 2016 applications are currently open. Please click on the program to which you intend to apply to access the application.
Application Deadline: Application deadline is April 15th, 2016.