The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) at the University of Ghana is now accepting applications for the award of the 2020/2021 German Academic Exchange Service Scholarships.
The scholarship award is available for applicants who must have completed an undergraduate degree and obtained a second class lower minimum to qualify for the MA program or a Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to qualify for the PhD program.
Nice chance for West African country students.
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RIPS is committed to training and development of the intellect, independence, and character of the most competitive graduate students and faculty. The Institute has served as a regional center for teaching and research training at the post-graduate level of population scientists in English-speaking countries in Africa.
RIPS will be globally recognized as the leading center for research and training in population/health science in Africa. They are contributing to the well-being and health of African communities through collaborative work within the Institute and with local communities.
Application Deadline: December 15th, 2019
University or Organization: The Regional Institute for Population Studies
Course Level: Master and Doctoral
Award: Tuition Fee
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: Varies
Nationality: West African country students
The award can be taken in Ghana
Eligible Countries: West African country students can apply for this application
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in any Master and Doctoral degree subject offered by the university.
Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree and obtained a second class lower minimum to qualify for the MA program or a Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to qualify for the PhD program.
- Applicants must have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years ago at the time of application.
- Applicants must be nationals or permanent residents of a West African country (Inclusive Cameroon).
- Women and people working in population-related sectors are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: In order to be considered for the opportunity , all candidates have need apply admission at the University and email the print out of completed application form with scanned copies of required documents to [email protected]or [email protected]
- Supporting Documents: Applications are received online through the admission portal provided. Applicants are required to upload the following documents:
- Undergraduate Certificate
- Undergraduate Transcript
- One-page personal statement
- TOEFL/IELTS examination grades not more than two years at the time of application (if applying as a national or permanent resident of Francophone/Lusophone country)
- PhD applicants:
- Graduate and Undergraduate Certificates
- Graduate and Undergraduate Transcripts
- One-page personal statement
- Research proposal (this must include a research background, proposed research objective(s)/question(s) and methods sections) (3-page maximum, 1.5 line spaced minimum)
- Master’s degree obtained with a Master’s dissertation/thesis written in English (if applying as a national or permanent resident of Francophone/Lusophone country)
- Language Requirements: Applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English by means of an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent.
- Benefits: The sponsorship will cover tuition, stipends, and accommodation for a one-year Master of Arts (MA) and four-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students.