London School of Economics and Political Science invites applications for Sub-Saharan Africa scholarships to undertake MSc programme.  The closing date for application is 27th April 2016.

Brief Description: The Programme for African Leadership (PfAL) at the London School of Economics and Political Science is delighted to announce it is making available scholarship funds for bright African students applying to the eligible Masters programmes listed below for the upcoming 2016/17 academic year.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this scholarship:
-Applications are invited from ambitious, hard-working and committed candidates from sub-Saharan Africa who aspire to take up leadership positions in their home countries following their degree. The following applicants are particularly encouraged to apply:
-Applicants who have not previously studied outside Africa
-Applicants from Kenya, South Sudan, and Uganda.
-Applicants from Nigeria and Ghana, particularly those with interest in public sector careers
-In order to be considered for one of these awards, applicant must have a bachelor’s degree and meet the minimum entry requirements for LSE’s graduate programmes.  (Click on a country/region, then chooses the country where they took their degree qualification. Click on the flag to access specific country requirements)
-If applicant meet the entry requirements, please complete a PfAL Phase 1 application form. If their initial application is approved then they are eligible to apply for one of the selected MSc programmes (Phase 2) and complete a financial assessment form (Phase 3).
-Only Phase 1-approved candidates holding an offer of a place on one of the approved MSc programmes will be assessed for an award.  Assessment for an award will be made by the LSE Financial Awards Panel and on the basis of financial need.

Award Includes: A full scholarship will cover fees and living costs, but the value for each student will be assessed according to financial need. As well as studying for a prestigious London School of Economics MSc programme, all PfAL Scholarship recipients will benefit from an additional study seminar series plus automatic enrolment into the PfAL-at-LSE leadership programme which takes place throughout the year.

Study Program: Scholarship is available for pursuing MSc programmes at LSE.

Study Major: Scholarships are awarded in the following programmes: (Confirmed eligible programmes): Development Management; International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies; African Development; Development Studies; Anthropology and Development; Environment and Development; Political Economy of Late Development; Population and Development; Urbanization and Development; Media, Communications and Development.

Host Organization: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

Number of Awards: Not Known

National/International Students: Applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa can apply for this scholarship.

Governing Body: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK

Application Procedure: The mode of application is online.

Submission Deadline: The last date for application is 27th April 2016.

For more details visit the official site.