African Institute for Mathematical Sciences(AIMS) is now accepting applications for its 2017-18 academic year Masters Scholarship. Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree programme offered for the duration of 18 months.
AIMS’ curriculum focuses on advanced, broadly applicable mathematical skills relevant to Africa’s development needs.
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African Institute for Mathematical Sciences mission is to enable Africa’s brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of propelling Africa’s future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency.
There is no need for GRE, TOEFL of other related language tests to be eligible for the AIMS Scholarship.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree programme.
Study Subject: The AIMS Master’s Degree in Mathematical Sciences is unique and innovative, emphasizing problem-solving and computational skills and provides exposure to cutting edge fields in mathematical science.
List of Subjects : Mathematics
Scholarship Award: There is no course fees for successful Master’s Degree applicants. Full bursaries covering tuition, accommodation, meals and travel costs are also awarded to successful applicants.
Scholarship can be taken at: Africa (AIMS Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Rwanda).
Eligibility: To be eligible, student must demonstrate the following:
Applicants should hold, or anticipate completing by the start date of the AIMS course, a 4-year university degree in mathematics, or any science or engineering subject with a significant mathematics component.
-An applicant’s record should demonstrate strong aptitude in mathematics, leadership and community service
-Women applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
Nationality: Applicants from African countries (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, 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 scholarship.
College Admission Requirement: There is no need for GRE, TOEFL of other related language tests to be eligible for the AIMS Scholarship. However, you might be required to take up some English and French courses once you are at AIMS.
Supporting Material: Applicants will need to complete an online application form (which includes answers to questions about themselves), contact details for two referees (who AIMS will contact) and provide copies of their academic transcripts.
How to Apply: Apply online, using the online application mode.
Application Deadline: Applicants can submit the complete application on or before 20th March 2017.