Delft University of Technology Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships (Study in Netherlands)

Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any (related to SDG)
Course Level: Graduate (MSc)
Provider: TU Delft | Global Initiative
Country to Study in: Netherlands

Scholarship Description
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) offers a number of Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships to students of sub-Saharan African origin to study in the university. From the students the university expects that they are willing to act as its ambassadors during their studies and after graduation.

These Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology with an aim to stimulate excellent students from Sub-Saharan countries and strengthen our relationship with the countries they come from.

The Global Initiative of the university aims to work together with scientists and entrepreneurs in developing countries to make an impact and improve people’s lives. TU Delft | Global Initiative use cutting-edge science and technology to find solutions that will benefit everyone.

Delft University of Technology Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships

A citizens of any one of the eligible countries, as listed below.

Admitted to one of TU Delft’s MSc programmes.

A degree from an accredited university in one of the below mentioned countries.

A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 80 percent of the scale maximum.

Eligible groups
Citizens of the following countries:
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South-Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Participating Institutions
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Fields of study
A MSc thesis topic which relates to the Sustainable Development Goals and TU Delft | Global Initiative.

Number of awards
TU Delft | Global Initiative offers four Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships every year

Sponsorship duration
The whole duration of the Masters programme - 2 years

Scholarship benefits
Extent of Scholarship:
  • Full fee waiver for a TU Delft MSc programme and living expenses for 2 years
  • Membership to the Scholarship Club giving access to personal development, workshops, seminars, etc.
  • Be the university ambassador for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Method of Application
Check if you're eligible for this scholarship. Complete your application for a TU Delft MSc programme. Check the admission requirements. Complete, in addition to all the regular documents for a MSc programme application, the Application Form for a Sub-Saharan Africa (available per 1 October 2017).

Upload your MSc application and the Application for Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarship before the deadline below

The last day for application submission is 1 February 2018

Students who have been granted a scholarship will be informed by TU Delft via e-mail by early April 2018.

Scientists from Delft University of Technology use their expertise to find concrete solutions for problems faced by people in developing countries, in close cooperation with local partners. TU Delft | Global Initiative is their portal, platform and booster of Science and Technology for Global Development.

Delft University of Technology, also known as TU Delft, is the largest and oldest Dutch public technological university, located in Delft, Netherlands. It counts as one of the best universities for engineering and technology worldwide, typically seen within the top 20. The university was established on 8 January 1842 by William II of the Netherlands.

Application Deadline: 1 February 2018
Open to International Applicants: Yes (BUT Africans)

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