Fully-funded Africa Scholarship Master’s Degree Program at Wageningen University in Netherlands 2024

Written by catherine.caoile on November 10, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • 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

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

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Travel and visa costs, Insurance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Droevendaalsesteeg 4, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands T +31 317 480 100

Wageningen University offers a fully funded scholarship for African Students who aim to further their Master’s degree program in the Netherlands. The Africa Scholarship Program has been organized by Wageningen University and Research to provide an opportunity for highly motivated and talented African students to further their higher education in the Netherlands for the academic year 2023-2024.

The Africa Scholarship Program has been initiated for African students to help them in supporting capacity building in Africa, and to develop more leaders that can help the communities and people who needed more assistance in the future. The scholarship will be awarded to deserving students who can demonstrate their abilities and skills, knowledge, academic excellence, and leadership skills. The successful students will be receiving a fully-funded award for up to two years of study in the Netherlands.

The scholarship will be awarding 10 African students in a fully-funded scholarship.

Scholarship Provider: Wageningen Unversity

About the Provider 

Wageningen Univerity is a well-known university in the Netherlands that offers an annual scholarship to both local and international students, the university aims to provide an opportunity to students who need assistance and can motivate other students to further their higher education and be one of the leaders who can contribute to the communities and to their home country.

Wageningen University and research is a collaboration between the university and the research foundation. The university’s mission is to explore the capabilities of nature and the human quality of life. That is the mission of Wageningen University and Research. North of 7,200 employees, 13,200 students, and over 150.000 members to WUR’s Long lasting Gaining from in excess of hundred nations work wherever all over the planet in the space of good food and residing climate for legislatures and the business local area at-large.

The strength of Wageningen University and Research lies in its capacity to join the powers of specific research organizations and the university. It likewise lies in the joined endeavors of the different fields of natural and social sciences. This association of mastery prompts logical forward leaps that can rapidly be tried and integrated into education. This is the Wageningen Approach. Joint efforts with different gatherings, for example, government, businesses, and NGOs are vital. This is in accordance with the Finding Answers Together desire.

The scientific nature of Wageningen University and Research is avowed by the unmistakable position they possess in global rankings and reference files. Their research plays an important role in the university, they offered high-quality education and research for the best outcomes for the students and to have a higher employability rate in the future.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Applicant’s Nationality: African Students
  • Degree Level: Master’s degree
  • Field: Any eligible field offered by the University
  • Number of Awards: 10
  • Duration: Two years
  • Scholarship Awards: Tuition fee, Travel expenses to and from the Netherlands, Living Allowance, Visa cost, Health Insurance, Allowance for the conference or seminar in Europe.
  • Scholarship Country: Netherlands
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes

Scholarship Eligibility 

Before proceeding to the scholarship, the students must meet the eligibility of the scholarship.

  • The applicants must be a citizen of the African Country.
  • Must be an academic excellent student with a 1st honor degree or GPA score of 80% or higher in an undergraduate degree.
  • Already applied to the master’s degree program at Wageningen University and research before January 3, 2022, students must check the master’s degree application process.

Keep in mind that the eligibility must be met and if you don’t meet the above qualification references for the Africa Scholarship Program then you will not be eligible and will not be invited to the selection process of the scholarship committee.

Selection Criteria 

The selection criteria will be based on the university’s invitation and it is not possible to directly apply for the scholarship.

The invitation to apply will be on March 2023 and all students must be admitted unconditionally to the MSc program at Wageningen University and will be assessed with regards to the Africa Scholarship Program.

The selection of group candidates will be invited via email by March 20, 2023, and they should participate in the ASP selection process. The selected students will have to write assignments until April 3, 2023.

After all the assessments of the submitted assignments, the selected students will be invited for an interview and other applicants who submitted an assignment that does not qualify for the scholarship will be notified by April 17, 2023.

Application Procedure

  • Applicants must check their eligibility for the Africa Scholarship Program
  • Apply for the MSc program before February 1, 2023.
  • Selection for the invitations
  • Results of the selection criteria
  • Update any changes

Required Documents 

As part of the application process the students must submit the following requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree Certificates, the certificate must be in the original language and must be translated by a certified translator.
  • Transcript of Records, the applicants must upload the original copy of the transcript of records.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of recommendations

All applications and submitted documents will be evaluated by the Admission Department Office. The students will receive an email notification if one uploaded document is not accepted. The notification will received after two weeks.

If the Admission Department already evaluated the application and other submitted documents, the application will be forwarded to the Admission Board and results will be received after 6 to 8 weeks after submitting the application.

Language Requirements

All programs offered by the university will be in English Language, so it is important that all applicants must have good communication skills in oral and written English.

Scholarship Benefits 

The Wageningen University will be providing the following to ten African students:

  • Tuition fee
  • Travel expenses to and from the Netherlands
  • Living Allowance for up to two years.
  • Visa cost
  • Health Insurance
  • Allowance for the conference or seminar in Europe.

The scholarship award wil be up to two years.

Application Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until February 1, 2023.

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