MSFS Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students at Georgetown University in USA, 2014

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Georgetown University is announcing its new master scholarship for Sub-Saharan African students. Full- tuition scholarship will be awarded for pursuing Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program. MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a strong academic record and must have a TOEFL score of at least 100 or an IELTS score of at least 7.0. The application deadline for fall 2014 is January 15, 2014.

Study Subject (s): 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.
Course Level: Scholarship is awarded to pursue master’s program (Master of Science in Foreign Service) at Georgetown University
Scholarship Provider: Georgetown University
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Applicants must have:
-A completed undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a strong academic record.
-A TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0.
-Applicants must have completed a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or must be able to complete both courses before the beginning of the MSFS program in fall 2014.
-Applicants should have professional experience, ideally in a field related to their future professional goals.
-Students have an average of four years of work experience before joining MSFS.
-Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students from sub-Saharan Africa (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Starting in fall 2014, the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University is offering a full- tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa. 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.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is awarded for two-year.

What does it cover? Full- tuition scholarship will be awarded.

How to Apply: To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit all required application documents (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation). Only students who have applied to the program will be considered for the scholarship

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline for fall 2014 is January 15, 2014.

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