The University of Dundee is inviting applications for Postgraduate Scholarships to African female students wishing to undertake degree programs at the University.
In this post, we will feed you with detailed information on all you need to know about the Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship for Women, such as the level and feed of study of the program, its eligibility, benefit, how to apply, and the application deadline.
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.
Level/Field of Study
Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship is a master’s degree program that is available for all fields of study. Anybody studying any field is eligible to apply for this Leymah Gbowee Scholarship 2022.
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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 2022
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 master’s program at the University of Dundee, in the academic year 2023 (January 2022 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.
- 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 highlights leadership qualities, personal fortitude, and active participation in developing meaningful opportunities that 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 an 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 2022
Download the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa Scholarship Application Form
- Complete the application form above
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 2022 Application Deadline
The Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship application closes on 13th November, Annually.
Gbowee Peace Foundation Scholarship 2022 Application Link
Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details
Award Provider: University of Dundee and Gbowee Peace Foundation.
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