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Africa Scholarship Programme

The Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP) has been initiated by Wageningen University & Research to give talented and motivated students from Africa the opportunity to study in Wageningen.

With this programme, Wageningen wants to support capacity building in Africa by attracting excellent students for a 2-years master’s programme.

The Africa Scholarship Programme is a scholarship based on invitation. It’s not possible to apply directly for this scholarship.

Available scholarships: 10

Application deadline for MSc programme: 1 February 2021

Start MSc programme: 1 September 2021 or February 2022

Components of the scholarship:

– Travel to and from Wageningen

– Living allowance for 2 years

– Tuition fee

– Visa costs and costs for health insurance

– Budget to visit one seminar/conference in Europe

– Participation in the ‘Reach your full potential’ programme

Selection procedure

Step 1: Check your eligibility

Step 2: Apply for an MSc programme before February 1st, 2021

Step 3: Steps of selection

Step 4: Result of the selection process

Step 5: Updates/changes

Important dates for the ASP at a glance:

  • February 1st, 2021: Deadline to apply for an MSc programme
  • March 15th, 2021: Invitation of selected candidates to take part in the further selection process  (approx. 60 candidates will be selected)
  • March 31st, 2021: Deadline of the assignment
  • April 12th, 2021: Decision about Skype interviews communicated (approx. 20 candidates will be interviewed)
  • April 19th – April 30th, 2021: Skype interviews
  • May 14th, 2021: Results of the selection process communicated

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