UNICAF Scholarship Scheme (worth €8,000) for Underprivileged African Students

UNICAF Distance Learning Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Arts/Business
Course Level: Graduate (MBA, M.Ed, BA)
Provider: University of Nicosia
Country to Study in: Online

Scholarship Description
Earn a UNICAF scholarship and pay ONLY 2000 Euro for the MBA, M.Ed or BA Business Degree.*

The UNICAF Scholarship Programme was founded to offer gifted underprivileged students from Africa the opportunity of furthering their education by studying towards a University of Nicosia distance learning degree.

The UNICAF Scholarship Programme is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available for African students and provides opportunities for studies towards the distance learning MBA, M.Ed or BA Business programmes of the University of Nicosia at a fraction of the cost.

The primary objective of the UNICAF Scholarship Programme is to provide the opportunity to students from Africa to pursue advanced academic studies and to earn internationally recognised qualifications by studying through distance learning.

Applicants will be expected to meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Be a permanent resident of an African country.
  • Be earning less than €12,000 per year.
  • Be available to commence their academic studies within 6 months from the date of receiving admission.
  • Meet the entry requirements of the respective programme of study.
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL African countries

Participating Institutions
University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus

Fields of study
MBA, M.Ed and BA level online programmes in Business as offered by the University of Nicosia

Number of awards
Not specified

Sponsorship duration
This is a ONE TIME financial award

Scholarship benefits
The normal fees for the MBA,M.Ed or BA Business degrees are €10,000 out of which UNICAF subsidises €8,000.

Students that qualify and are studying towards the distance learning MBA, M.Ed or BA Business degrees will therefore pay ONLY €2000*.

* Note: The €2000 amount applies when the fees are paid in one lump-sum payment. For other payment options click here

Method of Application
If you meet the eligibility requirements, then you may apply for the 2014 UNICAL Scholarships. To apply, please click here.

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

This scholarship call is currently open because it has a rolling deadline.

For the last two decades the University of Nicosia has been offering partial scholarships to international students.
The vast majority of these students were able to make a significant contribution to their home countries and in many cases at the highest level.

For pricing information relating to studies at one of the University of Nicosia branch campuses please apply directly with the relevant campus. To see our branch campuses click here.

Email: info@unicaf.org, info@universityofnicosia-online.com
Telephone: +357 22758555

Application Deadline: Rolling
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Africans)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in Cyprus for International Students


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