Scholarships Merit-based
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Ashinaga Africa Initiative

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Any
Disciplines
Various benefits
Grant
France
Location
20 Jan 2025
Application deadline

About

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative is an international leadership program that cultivates the next generation of leaders to contribute to the development of sub-Saharan Africa. 

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

400€ per month + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses
  • travel expenses
  • accommodation
  • other

Description

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative began in 2014. Its mission is to contribute to sub-Saharan Africa's expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. They support orphaned students who are committed to returning home and initiating change, by providing access to full financial support to study at a university abroad (equivalent to an undergraduate degree). Ashinaga support covers tuition, accommodation, travel costs, and other necessary fees.

 

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Stipends provided in France, varies in other countries:

400 euros per month;

Exact rent;

Exact tuition;

Transport between country of origin and country of study;

Stipend for installation/moving costs.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must have completed secondary school and passed national secondary school examination (technical and vocational degrees not accepted) in one of the 45 countries listed as eligible countries.
  • Be born after 1st September 2002.
  • All subjects except for medicine.
  • The offer of the scholarship is for a Bachelors or a Licence with possibility of Masters.
  • Fluent writing and speaking in either French OR English.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

France

Nationality

41 nationalities

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

20 Jan 2025

Applications open Octobre 2024.

There are two stages to apply;

Applicant Registration: all applicants must first confirm their eligibility by registering for the programme. Only students who register for the programme and are deemed eligible will receive the application form by email. Each decision about an applicant's eligibility is based on the criteria outlined above and their academic record. Their expectations for the academic record of an applicant reflects the academic level they expect students to have in order thrive as part of their intensive leadership programme.

Application: all students who register for the program will receive an email with a link to the application form within 1 month of their registration if they are eligible for the program.

They strongly recommend applying online.

Financing

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