Scholarships for African Women 2012
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Being developing country Africa doesn’t have enough sources to support education for its women candidates. Ever increasing educational fee has made tough for African women to upgrade their education. The aim is to provide women from across Africa with scholarships that will equip them to take up leadership roles for the benefit of their community and, to advance the scholarly careers of women social scientists.
Scholarship-positions.com’s team works very hard to contact employers to find best scholarships for African Women and provide authentic information about these scholarships. We have selected a few latest scholarships available for African women students. These scholarships unlock a golden future in the domains of Insect Sciences, Science, Engineering and Medical, Chemistry, Physics, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering. The scholarships are offered for undergraduate, graduate and research studies.
African women can now acquire scholarships within their homeland or from the outer world. We wish you best of luck in winning a scholarship that best suits your requirement and interest.
Graca Machel Postgraduate Scholarships for Women, South Africa
Employer: Canon Collins Trust
Country: South Africa
Eligibility: Be a woman
-Be nationals of or have refugee status in one of the following countries:
Angola ,Botswana , DRC, Lesotho , Madagascar, Malawi , Mauritius, Mozambique , Namibia ,South Africa , Swaziland ,Tanzania , Zambia ,Zimbabwe.
-Be seeking this scholarship for postgraduate study
-At a South African university
Application Deadline: It will reopen in May 2012.
2012 NWAG Nigeria Scholarship for Women, Nigeria
Employer: The Nigerian Women Association of Georgia
Subject: Insect Sciences
Eligibility: Undergraduate, An applicant must be a Nigerian female, undergraduate student in a Nigerian University
Application Deadline: May 30, 2012 (annually)
SAWISE Hope Scholarship for African Women 2011-2012, South Africa
Employer: The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering and the Hope Network.
Subject: Science, Engineering and Medical
Country: South Africa
Eligibility: Female students entering their Honours degree/4th year of study with an academic average of over 65%, pursuing study in the areas of science and engineering (medical fields included).
Application Deadline: 28 November annually
2013 Sawise-Element Six Scholarship for South African Women, South Africa
Employer: The Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering
Subject: Chemistry, Physics, Metallurgy , Mechanical Engineering
Country: South Africa
Eligibility: Awarded to a female student for full time study at Honours (4th year) level in Chemistry, Physics, Metallurgy or Mechanical Engineering at any South African University. Successful applicant should become actively involved in SAWISE. Element Six will arrange a visit to their research lab for the successful applicant, and they would like a copy of the awardee’s major research project at the end of the year.
Application Deadline: 30 November annually
Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) for African Students
Employer: Australian Government
Subject: Courses offered by Australian Universities
Eligibility: You are only eligible for an Australian Development Scholarship (ADS) if:
you are a citizen of one of the participating African countries
Application Deadline: Various
2012 Campbell Fellowship for Women Scholar-Practitioners from Developing Nations
Employer: Vera R. Campbell Foundation
Subject: Social sciences: anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, psychology, social work, or sociology, and interdisciplinary field
Eligibility: Applicants must be nationals of developing countries that are currently eligible to borrow from the World Bank.
-Applicants should be pursuing research in one of the social sciences: anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, psychology, social work, or sociology, or in an interdisciplinary field that incorporates two or more of these disciplines.
Application Deadline: 1 November 2012 (Annually)
2012 Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries
Subject: Natural sciences
Country: South Africa
Eligibility: Postgraduate, Only women scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and/or one of the Least Developed Countries can apply.
* Host institutions must be located in a developing country.
Application Deadline: 31 July 2012
INSEAD Alumni Fund (IAF) Diversity – MBA Class Reunion Scholarships, Africa
Eligibility: Several Class Reunion Scholarships are awarded to candidates who meet the criteria suggested by each class. In most cases, preference is given to candidates residing in a developing country and/or who can justify difficulty in raising sufficient funds for their studies.
Application Deadline: 11 February 2011 for the July class 18 August 2011 for the December class
The Eira Francis Davies Scholarship at Swansea University, 2012 UK
Employer: Swansea University
Subject:Courses offered by the university
Eligibility: Candidates must be new, full-time, degree seeking, non-EU applicants
-Candidates must have completed an application to study and accepted the offer of a place at Swansea University
Application Deadline: 1st June 2012
USAID Women’s Leadership Program in Agriculture, 2012
Eligibility:HED will only consider applications from regionally accredited, degree granting, U.S. higher education institutions (two- and four-year colleges and universities). U.S. colleges and universities may apply individually or in partnership with other institutions.
Application Deadline: June 20, 2012
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