$5,000 Fully-funded Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the University of Botswana for Sub Sahara African Students, Botswana 2024

Written by catherine.caoile on December 19, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Public Administration
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

    Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    +267 355 2735/9 Email: [email protected]

If you want to expand your perspective and pursue your higher education, the University of Botswana supported and sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Program offers the Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) Scholarship for Sub-Sahara African Students. The scholarship will be awarded to ten eligible students for the academic year of 2023-2024.

Sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Programme (DAAD), DAAD one of the largest scholarship program providers in the world and for over 50 years they have been sponsoring students to pursue their studies abroad. The University of Botswana is one of the universities in Africa which they sponsored for the scholarships to help the Sub-saharan countries in providing funds to the outstanding students who are motivated to continue thier education and be one of the leaders in Africa who can contribute to the development of their countries and to the communities.

Scholarship Provider: University of Botswana 

About the Provider 

The University of Botswana (UB) is the biggest and most established university in the nation, situated in the capital city of Gaborone. It was laid out in 1982 and has quickly expanded to an organization with around 18,000 students. It offers courses for undergraduate and graduate programs. The university is an extensive organization that gives courses in the human sciences and liberal arts and different professional trains like education, business, medicine, and engineering.

UB has been positioned as the best university in Botswana for six successive years. Scholarships are accessible for neighborhood and global students who need to learn at UB. The scholarships cover educational expenses, accommodations, and everyday costs. They are granted in light of academic ability and monetary need. The university is focused on providing admittance to quality education for every students, no matter what their experiences or conditions. Scholarships are fundamental for this responsibility, offering opportunities for capable students to further their education at UB.

UB is located in the center of Gaborone, Botswana’s capital city. Government buildings, shopping malls, nightclubs, the public gallery, and the public soccer arena are all within walking distance of the grounds. The city’s public transportation framework is top-notch. Students can likewise go all through the nation and southern Africa on transports that leave from the focal bus stop every day.

As one of the top-notch institution that has laid out and fostered a scope of learning, social, learning, and sporting opportunities that will work with the full acknowledgment of your true capacity for academic and self-improvement. Their student-focused, intellectually stimulating, and innovatively progressed education, research, and learning environments will guarantee positive academic and social encounters all throughout their studies.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Applicant’s Nationality: Sub-sahara Countries
  • Degree Level: Master’s Degree
  • Scholarship Awards: Fully-funded Awards amounting to $5,000 annually.
  • Number of Awards: Ten
  • Duration: The duration of the scholarship will be depending on the students progress, the normal scholarship duration for the program will be for the entire period of the study.
  • Field: Public Administration
  • Scholarship Country: Botswana
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes

Scholarship Eligibility 

Before proceeding with the application, the students must meet the eligibility of the scholarship.

  • The candidates must be holding a Bachelor’s degree with a single major or an Honors Bachelor’s degree with a 1st or Upper 2nd Class (in general An or B normal; GPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale) from a perceived University or similar Institution of Advanced education, or a Master’s degree.
  • The candidates with the combined significant degree with a First or Second (Generally speaking An or B normal) might be qualified on the off chance that they have essentially an Upper Second Class performance B in the intended field of study.
  • A degree in the field of health science such as medicine, laboratory science and nursing will be an advantage for the candidates.
  • Preference will also be given to the students who are holding a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Political Science and Public Administrations.
  • The students must be able to demonstrate their willingness and motivation to pursue their higher education.

Keep in mind that the application evaluation will be determined based on the eligibility of the applicants, the outcome will be discussed to the applicants accordingly.

Application Process

To apply for the scholarship, eligible applicants must access the application portal provided by the university. A step to step guide can be accessed at the official website of the university.

Applicants can submit two application anand once you have applied and received the acknowledgment letter, you can utilized the personal login details provided to keep track on the progress of your application. It is important to ensure that all provided personal information such as contact numbers/ emails is correct, as all application results will be communicated in the provided details.

Required Documents 

As part of the application process, candidates are required to submit the following:

  • Application Copy
  • Copy of Bachelor’s Degree Certificates
  • Certified Copy of Transcript of Records
  • Academic References
  • Two letters of recommendations
  • Copy of National Identification Cards/ Passport
  • Personal Statements
  • Copy of proof of change name if applicable

Note that only students who have been shortlisted will be notified.

Scholarship Awards 

The scholarship offered by the University of Botswana is one of the competitive scholarship awards which covers the students tuition fees, monthly stipend for the living allowance and accommodation.

The scholarship will award ten eligible students who can demonstrate their financial needs and their academic excellence. The scholarship awards will be amounting to up to $5,000 annually. The award will be covering the students entire period of study, meaning that the successful students will be covered by the scholarship for the whole duration of their Masters Degree Education.

Scholarship Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is still open for the academic year of 2023-2024.

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