Georgetown University, USA, invites applications for its 2029-2021 MSFS Masters Scholarship for African students to study international relations.

The scholarship provides full-tuition coverage for the Master of Science in Foreign Service for a student from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.

The Science and Public Leadership Fellowship for master’s students from Africa is made possible by a number of organizations with a deep commitment to the role of science in public life.

Program Duration

  • 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.

Worth of Award

  • Full-tuition coverage for the MSFS program. You only pay for your living expenses


Applicants must have:

  • A completed undergraduate degree from an accredited university and a strong academic record;
  • One set of standardized test scores: TOEFL/IELTS or GRE/GMAT. Please contact them directly if you have questions about tests.
  • Completion of a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or ability to complete both courses before August 1 of their matriculating year;
  • 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.
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit all required application materials online:

  • online application
  • personal statement
  • official transcripts and test scores
  • letters of recommendation.

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

Deadline: The application deadline is January 15, 2020.

Click here for more details and to apply

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