Applications are being accepted from Africa students for the 2024/2025 Africa Scholarship programme at Wageningen University. The Africa Scholarship Programme (ASP) offers talented and motivated students from Africa the unique opportunity to pursue a master’s degree at Wageningen University and to support capacity building in Africa.
Wageningen University & Research (WUR), founded in 1876 as the “Rijkslandbouwschool,” has evolved into a globally renowned institution located in Wageningen, Netherlands. Initially focused on agricultural sciences, the university expanded its scope post-World War II to encompass life sciences, environmental studies, and interdisciplinary research. With a commitment to addressing global challenges, Wageningen University is recognized for its cutting-edge research, international collaborations, and contributions to sustainable development.
The university’s emphasis on interdisciplinary research and practical applications, coupled with its high global rankings, positions it as a pivotal player in shaping the future of sustainable solutions, making significant contributions to scientific advancements and addressing pressing global issues.
- Master’s degree
- Africa students
- 2 years
Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship
- be a citizen of an African country.
- have applied for one the master’s programmes of Wageningen University & Research before the given deadline.
- have been unconditionally admitted to this MSc programme.
- have an excellent and a proven top 5% student with a First class honours degree and a GPA of 80% or higher in a Bachelor degree.
Only applicants that meet all the above-mentioned requirements can be eligible for an invitation to the Africa Scholarship Programme selection procedure.
Benefits of the Scholarship
- Travel expense to and from the Netherlands
- Living allowance for the duration of the programme (24 months)
- Tuition fee coverage for the duration of the programme (24 months)
- Visa costs
- Costs for health insurance
- A budget for one seminar in Europe (travel, stay, registration fee)
How to Apply for the Scholarship
Applicants must register for one of the participating master programmes at the university before applying for the scholarship. Applicants are required to submit their application online. Candidates should ensure the online form is properly filled and submitted.
For further information about the scholarship application process, kindly CLICK HERE to visit the official webpage.
The following documents maybe required from applicants.
- Letter of motivation
- Proof of academic excellence
- Personal statement of financial needs.
- A reference letter.
- The contact details of one referee
1st February, 2024