Applications are invited for Georgetown University Global Human Development Programme (GHD) Masters Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students. It provides full tuition scholarship for a master’s-level student from sub-Saharan Africa is made possible through the generous support of the William and Catherine McGurn Family.
To be taken at (country): USA
Number of Awards: 1
Study type: full-time Maters
Duration: 2 years
Application Deadline: 15th January 2021
- All applicants must have a minimum of two years of professional experience preferred.
- All applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree prior to proposed enrolment.
- Completion of courses in introductory macro- and microeconomics and statistics (must be completed before enrollment in August, not necessarily before applying).
- Ability to function effectively in English and one other language (students must pass an oral proficiency exam before graduation, implying that they will have a reasonable command of one foreign language before entering the program).
- Several years of experience living, studying, and working abroad is strongly recommended.
- Completion of either the GRE (preferred) or GMAT exam, taken in time to submit the scores by the application deadline.
- The scholarship will be awarded based on the overall strength of the application.
Value of Award
- A full tuition scholarship for a GHD student from sub-Saharan Africa.
- In addition to the curriculum, students apply the skills and knowledge they are learning in the classroom to three different professional work experiences:
- The summer field project (a fully funded 2-3 month international work placement);
- An internship at a relevant Washington DC-based international development organization/agency for at least one academic semester; and
- the capstone project (a two-semester client engagement project emphasizing project management and analysis).
How to Apply: Interested candidates are to complete their applications online.
For more information, Visit Programme Webpage