January 6, 2013

Harambe Fletcher Scholarships for Young African Students

Harambe Fletcher Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Int'l Business, Law, Diplomacy
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
The Harambe Fletcher Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship award for young African entrepreneurial leaders wishing to pursue a master program of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, USA. These leaders would usually be Affiliates or Associates of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance.

The Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is a platform for highly educated young African social, business and political entrepreneurs, attending leading universities in Asia, Europe and North America.

The Alliance has as its mission to capture, inform and engage Africa’s global intellectual capital in the development of Africa.

Eligibility
The following are eligibility criteria for this scholarship:
  • Born in Africa and current passport holders of an African country
  • Exhibited entrepreneurial leadership in their field of interest
  • Two or more years of work experience
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • Candidates must arrange to have official university transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores arrive at The Fletcher School by the appropriate application deadline
Eligible groups
All African citizens meeting the above criteria

Participating Institutions
The Fletcher School; Tufts University, United States

Fields of study
The eligible programs are:
  • The Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD)
    A two-year, highly flexible, interdisciplinary, professional degree in international affairs
  • Master of International Business (MIB)
    A two-year hybrid international business/international affairs degree program
Number of awards
One award is granted each year

Sponsorship duration
This is a FULL tuition scholarship. It involves complete tuition fee waiver

Scholarship benefits
The benefits include:
  • Full-tuition to attend a master program of The Fletcher School at Tufts University starting in September 
  • Invitation to the Harambe Bretton Woods Symposium
  • Recognition as an Associate of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance with all the benefits and privileges thereof
Please note that the scholarship is limited to tuition fees.
The recipient is responsible for all living expenses.

The scholarship recipient will be announced at the Harambe Bretton Woods Symposium VI, April 5–8, 2013.

Method of Application
Candidates must apply and be admitted to both Harambe and The Fletcher School. Candidates must complete online HEA Application by December 30, 2012. In addition, AL candidates must complete online Fletcher School Application by January 10, 2013.

You may read more about the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance: Fletcher Scholarship (pdf).

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply.

DEADLINES:
All forms must be filled in and submitted on or before December 30 2012 and/or January 10 2013, as the case may be (see above)

PLEASE NOTE:
Scholarship recipient will receive notification by March 20, 2013

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (also referred to as The Fletcher School) is the oldest school in the United States dedicated solely to graduate studies in international affairs. Fletcher is regarded as one of the world's foremost graduate schools of international relations.

Application Deadline: 30 December 2012 / 10 January 2013
Open to International students: Yes (ONLY Africans)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in the USA for International Students

1 comment:

  1. It's so nice to know that African students get the equal rights to earn scholarships even if it deals with international business graduate schools.

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