100-Year Vision Scholarship for orphaned students opens for applications. The scholarship offers opportunities for students under the age of 22 from 35 Sub-Saharan countries to study at world’s top universities in 2016.
The mission of ASHINAGA is to support children whose parents have died, become incapable of working, or incurred financial difficulties making it difficult or impossible to send their children to high school or college. The application is open to orphans under 22 years old, who have already received their high school certificate.
Course Level: Scholarship is awarded to provide higher education.
Worth of Award: Ashinaga provides full scholarship and living expenses for four years during the studies abroad.
Scholarship can be taken at: EU, US, South America, Australia and Canada
The application is open to those who:
-Have lost one or both parents (and can submit an official document proving this)
-Have completed 12 years of education (primary and secondary school) within the last two years, or those who will complete 12 years of education by December 31, 2015. Vocational certificates not accepted.
-Have citizenship and completed/completing high school in one of the following countries; Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Ghana, Cote ‘lvoire, Gabon, Benin, Mozambique, Senegal, Togo, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Djibouti, Sudan, Burundi, Botswana, Madagascar, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mauritius, Cameroon, DR Congo, Somalia, Nigeria, Gambia, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde
-Are below 22 years old at the time of this application
-Do not have the financial means to attend university
-Are proficient in either English, French or Portuguese
-Have an outstanding academic performance at school
-Are able to participate in the two Ashinaga preparatory programs before attending university
-Are willing to contribute to society in Africa after graduating from university
-Have no dependents who could interfere with academic progress
-Be in good condition of health and capable of studying abroad
Nationality: Applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa are eligible to apply.
List of Countries: Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Ghana, Cote ‘lvoire, Gabon, Benin, Mozambique, Senegal, Togo, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Djibouti, Sudan, Burundi, Botswana, Madagascar, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mauritius, Cameroon, DR Congo, Somalia, Nigeria, Gambia, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde
How to Apply
Applications can be submitted online or via email or by post.
Supporting Documents: Application documents to submit:
-Application forms with 1 photo ( page 5 to 7 only)
-Copy of term reports / school transcripts (the last 2 years)
-Copy of General Certificate of Secondary Education(GCSE) / Baccalaureate
-Copy of death certificate of deceased parent(s) or alternative official document
-Copy of birth certificate 7. Recommendation letter from a principal or a class teacher
Deadline: The application deadline is February 29, 2016.