Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship for Women 2019

Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship for Women 

The University of Dundee is inviting applications for Postgraduate Scholarships to African female students wishing to undertake degree programmes at the University.

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About Scholarship

The candidate should be aware that this scholarship is the University’s investment in the sustained growth of an individual and the betterment of a community at large. The candidate should indicate how she will use the studying abroad experience and the postgraduate qualification to locally or globally promote holistic transformation, facilitate equal access to opportunities for all and encourage a peaceful, reconciled and empowered population in her home country.

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Level/Field of Study

Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship is a master degree program that is available for all fields of study. Anybody studying any field is eligible to apply for this Leymah Gbowee Scholarship 2019.

Host Nationality

Leymah Gbowee Scholarship is hosted and taken in Scotland, UK. You can check out other UK scholarships

Eligible Nationality

Leymah Gbowee Scholarship is for Liberia, Nigeria or Ghana students.
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Scholarship Worth

 Up to a total of £20,000 for Tuition and living expenses will be awarded to winners of this Leymah Gbowee Scholarship 

Eligibility for Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship 2019

Criteria for awarding the scholarship is as follows:

  • The applicant must be a Liberian, Nigerian, Ghanaian country national citizen
  • The applicant must be permanently resident in Liberia, Nigeria or Ghana at the time of application
  • The applicant must be female
  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of their merit and potential evidenced by their personal statement.

The awards will be given to students who are undertaking a one year taught masters programme at the University of Dundee, in the academic year 2019-2020 (January 2019 entry).
Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Dundee and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. We have a full list of our postgraduate courses, including details of how to apply, online.
Selection Criteria: 

  • Preference will be given to a candidate who has shown evidence of upholding the ethos of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa through sustained personal growth, involvement in community development, and a strong commitment to the advancement and education of women and youth in her home country.
  • It is recommended that the candidate provide examples or a personal narrative that highlight leadership qualities, personal fortitude, and active participation in developing meaningful opportunities which lead to the social, educational, and/or spiritual advancement of the disadvantaged.
  • The successful candidate should be prepared to use the scholarship not only as an educational experience but also as a chance to become immersed in another culture while fostering understanding of her own country and culture amongst students and the local community of Dundee.
  • The applying candidate should address how she hopes to become involved in University or local societies, activities, and/or organizations, and how she will support discourse about issues women face globally.

How to Apply for Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship 2019

Download the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa Scholarship Application Form

  1. Complete the application form above
  2. To complete the application process you must complete the form and submit all relevant documentation and return by email to Gillian Sharp at the University of Dundee contactus@dundee.ac.uk
  3. Please type the Leymah Gbowee Scholarship in the subject area of the email.

(Applicants will also be required to provide proof of their African citizenship and permanent residence)

Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship 2019 Application Deadline

Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship 2019 application closes on 13th November 2019

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details
Award Provider: University of Dundee and Gbowee Peace Foundation.

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