african women scholarships 2015

Graça Machel Scholarships for Postgraduate Women at South African Universities, 2013

Full tuition, stipend, mentoring and other support for Honours, masters and PhD study at South African universities.This programme is closed. It will reopen in May 2012. Applicants wishing to pursue postgraduate study in South Africa may also apply for a Canon Collins Scholarship. This scholarship is open to both men and women. To apply you must be: -a woman -a national of and resident in one of the SADC countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe -in possession of a good first degree or about to graduate…

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Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship at Georgetown University Law Center, USA

The Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship Program was founded in 1993 at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., in order to train women’s human rights lawyers from Africa who are committed to returning home to their countries in order to advance the status of women and girls in their own countries throughout their careers. The entire LAWA Fellowship Program is approximately 14 months long (from July of the first year through August of the following year), after which the LAWA Fellows return home to…

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Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships, 2012 USA

The program operates at the Zonta club, district and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district level and twelve international scholarships in the amount of US$5,000 each. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded annually and may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees. Women pursuing a business or business-related degree who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field are eligible. Online students are also eligible. Members and employees of Zonta…

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2012 Commonwealth/Chevening Scholarships For African Human Rights Advocates at University Of Oxford, UK

The five scholarships provide fully funded opportunities for part-time postgraduate study in international human rights law at the University of Oxford, starting September 2012. The course of study is taught over 22 months and consists of two residential sessions in Oxford and two periods of distance learning. The scholarships are intended for human rights advocates from African Commonwealth countries (see Appendix 1 for list of eligible countries) who would be unable, without assistance, to take up their place on this course. Subject to satisfactory progress, the scholarships lead to the award of a Master of Studies (MSt) in…

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Loughborough University Graduate Scholarships for African Students in UK

Loughborough University is delighted to announce full-fee scholarships for international full-time taught postgraduate students who are currently domiciled (permanently living) in Africa. These will be known as the Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa Scholarships. The scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded). The scholarships are being funded through a combination of generous external funding and University funds. The University will award a limited number of scholarships and the standards required are…

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