Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarship at University of Birmingham in UK, 2014

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The International Development Department is offering MSc scholarship in the field of Governance and State-building, followed by a six-month internship at IDD and six months with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in London. Applicants must have the equivalent of a first class UK bachelors degree and be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS or 580 /93 for TOEFL. Application deadline is 19th May 2014.. The International Development Department is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to undertake the MSc in Governance and State-building, followed by a six-month internship at IDD and six months with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in London with a full scholarship. Applicants must have the equivalent of a first class UK bachelors degree and be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa..  This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level at University of Birmingham in UK.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarship is provided in the field of governance and state-building by University of Birmingham in UK.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The entry requirements consist of:
· 1st class Honours degree or equivalent from an approved university.
· Adequate capacity in written and spoken English. For those whose first language is not English, evidence of this capacity is required. Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS or 580 /93 for TOEFL. Please check the University website for more information on English language requirements.
· Experience in economics and statistics, demonstrated through a good mark received for at least one course at undergraduate level.
· Applicants must be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub
· Saharan Africa.
Benefits of the scholarship:   The scholarship includes: -Full tuition fee -Air fare to and from the United Kingdom and visa -Monthly stipend of £920 for 18 months -Arrival allowance of £920
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Scholarship is offered for 18 months.(The remaining six months for the internship will be funded directly to the successful candidate by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.)
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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