Association of African Universities
(AAU) with the support from Economic Commission for West African States
(ECOWAS) has decided to provide full sponsored fellowship programme for Masters
and PhD to further foster higher education development, unity and excellence. The
Programme seeks to promote capacity building within the ECOWAS 15-member
countries by providing full fellowships for training and education for
nationals of ECOWAS member states in higher education institutions of ECOWAS. The
ECOWAS Fellowship Programme (EFP) is a full scholarship intended to cater for
each fellow’s costs of living, tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and
thesis research. In this respect, ECOWAS will pay the tuition fees directly to
the institutions and provide a monthly stipend of US$600 per Masters Student
and US$800 per PhD student to cover all other expenses for the duration of the
The Programme is open to qualified
nationals (including graduate students, researchers, lecturers, and staff) of
ECOWAS member states who will be admitted for Masters or PhD degree programme
at any one of the following three universities:
of Lagos, Nigeria
of Ibadan, Nigeria
Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal
A good first degree (at least second
class upper division or its equivalent) is required for Masters Degree
programme. An MPhil degree or its equivalent is required for PhD programme. Female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
are invited from all disciplines linked to the fields of strategic importance
to the West African region such as:
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
and Life Sciences;
including maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, etc.
Food Security and related disciplines
candidates will be admitted to one of the three institutions mentioned above.
Please ensure that the institution that you have selected offers the course you
have chosen. All the three universities
provide information about their degree programmes on their websites.
2015 Applications are accepted before October 15, 2015 from eligible students
from ECOWAS member institutions. Application will be done on line and will require the following:
photocopy of the degree, recent CV and other supporting documents
- Apply online here
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