Africa Continent Scholarship application 2022/2022 is ongoing!
These scholarships are for students who are applying for their first term at Niagara College. To apply successfully, kindly read through this piece to learn the full details about this program- the eligibility criteria, requirements, application deadline, and more.
About Niagara College
Located in the heart of the Niagara Region – just minutes from one of the world’s most well-known tourism destinations – Niagara College offers more than 130 innovative programs between our state-of-the-art campuses in Well and Niagara-on-the-Lake
Niagara College Canada strives to create world-ready and work-ready graduates. To encourage student success, growth, and inclusivity, the College offers many services and programs for current and prospective students to support them in and outside of the classroom.
Below are three unique opportunities to connect students with others from their home countries or other parts of the world, to either open doors to new experiences, help with academic and professional success, or make them feel even more at home in Canada.
- The school offers unique undergraduate, graduate & degree programs.
- $200,000+ in scholarships & awards for international students. Eg: Africa Continent Scholarship
- Top tier employment rates & employer satisfaction with NC graduates.
Africa Continent Scholarship- Eligibility
An international student who is a resident of any nation in the Africa Continent and has been admitted to an NC academic program for the upcoming school year.
- African countries
To be taken at (country):
Scholarship at Niagara College
- Value of Award: $2,000
- $1000 to be awarded in the semester, and an additional $1000 in semester 2 if the student maintains an eighty percent (80%) average
How to Apply for the Africa Continent Scholarship
Niagara College awards students who are the top academic and engaged students in their school.
Click on the BUTTON below to apply.
Your application must include:
- Your most recent transcript
- Proof of English Proficiency (if applicable)
- Completed application form before the first day of classes
- It is important to go through all application requirements on the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
Other scholarship open to African students is Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for African-born Researchers.
If you’re an African-born researcher, you can worry less about finance and concentrate on extensive and thorough research. Actually, Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for African-born Researchers is currently accepting applications.
About The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions for African researchers in the diaspora.
Offered by IIE in partnership with the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa), the program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY).
In the first two years of the program, the CADFP supported 110 short-term faculty fellowships for African-born academics.
In October 2015, additional funding was secured from CCNY to support up to 140 fellowships. The program exemplifies CCNY’s enduring commitment to higher education in Africa. IIE manages and administers the program, including applications, project requests, and fellowships.
Type of Award
Eligible Project Activities
- curriculum co-development
- research collaboration
- graduate student mentoring and training
Fellows will engage in educational projects proposed and hosted by faculty of public or private higher education institutions in the following CCNY partner countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.
African-born academics currently living in the United States and Canada and working in higher education. You can also check our scholarships by country category for more scholarship updates. A must-read if you want to win this award: 15 Important Tips on Winning a Scholarship
Fellowship funding to scholars includes a daily stipend, visa costs, limited health insurance coverage, international travel, domestic travel to and from the airport in Canada or the United States.
Eligibility for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2022
- One CADFP-funded project visit by a Diaspora Fellow of 14 to 90 days is proposed during the program period. Project visit date parameters follow
- Diaspora Scholar was born in Africa, lives in and works at an accredited higher education institution in the United States or Canada and holds a terminal degree. Diaspora Scholar application includes a letter of reference from an administrator at the level of dean or higher from home institution, scholar curriculum vitae and biodata page from scholar passport.
- Project request is from an accredited public or private higher education institution in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda or Tanzania.
- The project request includes a letter of support from the dean or higher from the prospective host institution.
- Project request indicates either a specific Diaspora scholar or the areas of expertise sought in a Diaspora scholar collaborator.
Selection Criteria of Project:
- Specific activities collaborate on research, curriculum co-development and/or graduate student teaching, training and mentoring.
- Strong project concepts and rationale are provided; the project demonstrates innovation.
- Project Request clearly indicates what has been done by the institution on the proposed topic(s), the resources of the host institution, the problem to address, the goals of what to change or improve, the gaps and the anticipated specific role of the Diaspora Fellow in the proposed activities.
- The clear mission of what the host institution wants to accomplish through the project visit is articulated, and justification is provided on reasons to partner in the effort with a Diaspora scholar.
- The proposed scholar’s discipline, subfields, areas of expertise, experience and motivation for applying are well-suited to the success and impact of the project.
- Evidence of relevant experience by the scholar in each project activity is demonstrated.
- The proposed project must have the potential for impact
- If the potential impact of the longer-term project will take more time for evaluation, the explanation of how the initial impact of project visits is based on its contribution to larger goals.
How to Apply for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship 2022
Qualified candidates should check the fellowship webpage for more information on the link below.