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Georgetown University is offering master scholarship for Sub-Saharan African students. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools, and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as Global Politics and Security, International Development, or Global Business and Finance. The scholarship will cover full-tuition for two years. Application should be submitted till January 15, 2015 for fall 2015.

Study Subject(s): MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools, and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as Global Politics and Security, International Development, or Global Business and Finance.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master program (Master of Science in Foreign Service) at Georgetown University.

Scholarship Provider: Georgetown University

Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility:

-A TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0.

-Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa.

-Completion of a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or ability to complete both courses *before* the beginning of the MSFS program in fall 2015.

-Professional work experience, ideally in a field related to their future professional goals. Students have an average of four years of work experience prior to joining MSFS.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students from sub-Saharan Africa (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe) can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: As of fall 2014, the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University began offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa. MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools, and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as Global Politics and Security, International Development, or Global Business and Finance.

Number of award(s): One scholarship is offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for two years.

What does it cover? Scholarship will cover full-tuition.

Selection Criteria: The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the student’s application in the admissions process.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit all required application materials (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation).

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline for fall 2015 is January 15, 2015.

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