Deadline: 15 October 2015
The Association of African Universities (AAU) is inviting applications from the students in West African Countries for its ECOWAS Fellowships programme – 2015 to promote capacity building within the ECOWAS 15-member countries by providing full fellowships for training and education for nationals of ECOWAS member states in higher education institutions of ECOWAS.
The mission of AAU is to raise the quality of higher education in Africa and strengthen its contribution to Africa’s development by fostering collaboration among member institutions; providing support to their core functions of teaching, learning, research and community engagement; and facilitating critical reflection on, and consensus-building around, issues affecting higher education and the development of Africa.
(Ad) Stop getting irritated with excessing advertisements. View the information you want quickly on a clean, ad-free and exclusive Member Dashboard that offers tools to search for grants, view latest grant opportunities, upcoming deadlines, sample proposals, downloadable ebooks and also organize your favourites! Learn more.
(Ad) Are you still finding it difficult to search for donors online? Join Premium and use our powerful Donor Search mechanism to find relevant donors based on your country and location or keyword. Our specially developed algorithm will search across the internet for the most relevant and useful donors of your interest willing to fund your work. Learn more.
The ECOWAS Fellowship Programme (EFP) is a full scholarship intended to cater for each fellow’s costs of living, tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research. In this respect, ECOWAS will pay the tuition fees directly to the institutions and provide a monthly stipend of US$600 per Masters student and US$800 per PhD student to cover all other expenses for the duration of the degree programme.
Fields of Study
(Ad) Not able to keep track of so may different grant opportunities and their deadlines? No problem! fundsforNGOs Premium has a handy tool called "Deadline Calendar." This tool will help you keep track of all upcoming grant opportunities and their deadlines and view them in a beautiful calendar format. Learn more.
Following are the fields of study:-
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM);
- Earth and Life Sciences;
- Health including maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, etc.;
- Agriculture, Food Security and related disciplines
- History of Africa
- Information technology; and
- Gender issues.
(Ad) Are you looking for readymade proposals? fundsforNGOs Premium has a vast collection of Sample Proposals from successful grantees around the world. These proposals are available for viewing so that you can quickly get new ideas, best practices, lessons learned and develop your proposal in the perfect manner. Learn more.
- Applicants can be qualified nationals (including graduate students, researchers, lecturers, and staff) of ECOWAS member states.
- Applicants must have good first degree (at least second class upper division or its equivalent) for Masters degree programme.
- Applicants can have MPhil degree or its equivalent for PhD programme.
- Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
- Applicants must apply online through the website.
- Each application must include the following:
- A photocopy of the degree and other certificates.
- Most recent curriculum vitae.
For more information, please visit ECOWAS Fellowships.
(Ad) How to raise funds? Where can I find a list of donors for my area of work? How to write proposals? How can I submit a grant request to USAID, the European Commission or the Gates Foundation? How can I use Social Media to promote my work? We have developed powerful resources in the form of Ebook and Articles covering all this information and more. Learn more.