R250,000 Allan Gray Centre For Africa Entrepreneurship (AGCAE) 2024 PhD And Masters Scholarships for African Students

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Economics
  • Country of the Scholarship

    South Africa
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2023
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Stellenbosch University Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, Stellenbosch, South Africa Tel.: +27 21 808 9111

The university’s Allan Gray Centre for Africa Entrepreneurship (AGCAE) is housed at the School of Public Leadership, which itself is part of the College of Economic and Management Sciences. The goal of the AGCAE is to aid in the development of Africa’s business community by collecting, analyzing, and disseminating relevant data.

The goal of the AGCAE is to promote growth in Africa that is driven by entrepreneurial activity, and they plan to do it by taking a data- and conversation-driven approach.

Objectives

  • Create a database of all the tools available to African businesses and make sure they are all connected.
  • Investigate the African entrepreneurship landscape by reading, analyzing, and interpreting relevant data.
  • Produce and disseminate research that not only meets the highest standards of scientific rigor but also benefits the local company owner and entrepreneur community.
  • Create a central location for the many African institutions and individuals (such as universities, governments, service providers, associations, funders, NGOs, and VC firms) engaged in the collection, analysis, and application of data on Africa’s burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • Contribute to the growth of business expertise and the enhancement of Africa’s economic situation.

Now accepting applications for the AGCAE’s fully funded Ph.D. and M.S. in research programs.

 

About the Scholarship Provider:

Stellenbosch University (SU) has grown from its modest beginnings in South Africa into a major player on the international stage. The University of Cape Town has spent the last century working to become the premier institution of higher education and research in Africa; to gain a worldwide reputation for excellence, openness, and innovation; and to serve as a hub from which knowledge is disseminated for the benefit of all. It is the mission of this group to serve as a hub for the sharing of new information for the benefit of all people.

The University of Southern California (SU) is an internationally known institution for academic study. This could improve the university’s ability to recruit and retain top-tier faculty and students. Its global scope means it can have positive effects on individuals on micro, macro, and planetary sizes. Unique in its category. The University makes its decisions with fairness, responsibility, and compassion as their guiding principles. All University activities are based on these ideas. Building bridges of understanding is central to the University’s third goal. The three pillars of the SU ethics code are interdependent and should be treated with equal weight.

 

On April 2, 1918, SU welcomed its inaugural class of 503 students, 40 faculty members, and four faculties (arts, science, education, and agriculture) to its campus. The study of agriculture was one of the first at universities. About 32,000 students, including both undergraduates and graduates, call Syracuse University home. There are around 4,000 “international” pupils representing more than 100 different countries at this school. Ten different departments make up the university, which has five different locations. There are more than 3,300 people working at the university, including 3,52 postdoctoral fellows and 3,300 regular professors and staff members.

Both Vision 2040 and the strategic framework for the future development of Stellenbosch University (SU) will be implemented this year. By providing students with a life-altering education, fostering meaningful relationships and inclusive networks, promoting networked and collaborative teaching and learning, conducting research that will have a positive impact on society, etc., SU hopes to become the university of choice for prospective employees. There are a total of fifty research and service departments and ten academic faculties at Stellenbosch University, which are located across five campuses. As a result, the university now stands out as a center for innovative, practical research on Africa.

 

The university’s recent success has propelled it to the top tier of educational institutions across the continent. In addition to its 25,000 South African students, the university is also home to a sizable international student population of around three thousand. The university’s 939 faculty and staff members represent a diverse spectrum of backgrounds and academic specializations. Although the official language of the classroom is Afrikaans, most classes are available in both English and Afrikaans so that students have a choice. As a direct result of this modification, students from all around Southern Africa and beyond can now enroll at the university.

Established in 2011, the “Research Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction (RADAR)” has called the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Stellenbosch University home. The secretariat and the project manager for the Periperi U partnership are headquartered here. It mediates between different parties to arrange for meetings and send delegates to international conferences. Stellenbosch University (SU) has grown from its modest beginnings in South Africa into a major player on the international stage. The University of Cape Town has spent the last century working to become the premier institution of higher education and research in Africa; to gain a worldwide reputation for excellence, openness, and innovation; and to serve as a hub from which knowledge is disseminated for the benefit of all. It is the mission of this group to serve as a hub for the sharing of new information for the benefit of all people.

 

The University of Southern California (SU) is an internationally known institution for academic study. This could improve the university’s ability to recruit and retain top-tier faculty and students. Its global scope means it can have positive effects on individuals on micro, macro, and planetary sizes. Unique in its category. The University makes its decisions with fairness, responsibility, and compassion as its guiding principles. All University activities are based on these ideas. Building bridges of understanding is central to the University’s third goal. The three pillars of the SU ethics code are interdependent and should be treated with equal weight.

On April 2, 1918, SU welcomed its inaugural class of 503 students, 40 faculty members, and four faculties (arts, science, education, and agriculture) to its campus. The study of agriculture was one of the first at universities. About 32,000 students, including both undergraduates and graduates, call Syracuse University home. There are around 4,000 “international” pupils representing more than 100 different countries at this school. Ten different departments make up the university, which has five different locations. More than 3,300 people are working at the university, including 3,52 postdoctoral fellows and 3,300 regular professors and staff members.

 

Both Vision 2040 and the strategic framework for the future development of Stellenbosch University (SU) will be implemented this year. By providing students with a life-altering education, fostering meaningful relationships and inclusive networks, promoting networked and collaborative teaching and learning, conducting research that will have a positive impact on society, etc., SU hopes to become the university of choice for prospective employees. There are a total of fifty research and service departments and ten academic faculties at Stellenbosch University, which are located across five campuses. As a result, the university now stands out as a center for innovative, practical research in Africa 

The university’s recent success has propelled it to the top tier of educational institutions across the continent. In addition to its 25,000 South African students, the university is also home to a sizable international student population of around three thousand. The university’s 939 faculty and staff members represent a diverse spectrum of backgrounds and academic specializations. Although the official language of the classroom is Afrikaans, most classes are available in both English and Afrikaans so that students have a choice. As a direct result of this modification, students from all around Southern Africa and beyond can now enroll at the university. Established in 2011, the “Research Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction (RADAR)” has called the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Stellenbosch University home. The secretariat and the project manager for the Periperi U partnership are headquartered here. It mediates between different parties to arrange for meetings and send delegates to international conferences.

 

SeNSS is one of only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC, and they will be offering a handful of fully-funded ESRC doctoral studentships beginning in September 2023. SeNSS is one of the only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC.

 

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Stellenbosch University

Scholarship Country: South Africa

Scholarship Worth: R250,000

Study Level:  Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students

 

Scholarship Offer:

  • Three R250,000 Doctoral Scholarships will be awarded by the AGCAE over the following three years to exceptionally qualified candidates.
  • Master’s Scholarships from the AGCAE are available now, with a total value of R150,000 to be spent over two years.

 

The Gustafsson & Skrondal Visiting Scholarship is administered by the University of Oslo’s Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). As part of the visiting scholar program, CEMO and the University of Oslo host several young researchers from Norway and elsewhere each year.

 

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Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • Prerequisites are standards that prospective Ph.D. students at Stellenbosch University must meet before being admitted to the program. Doctoral programs in this area typically require applicants to have a master’s degree in a related area.
  • The criteria for a Master’s degree program at Stellenbosch University must be met before a candidate can be considered for admission to the program. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is required for this position, preferably earned with distinction.
  • Anyone from the African continent is eligible to apply for these scholarships, regardless of where they are currently studying. Preference will be given to candidates who are South Africans or other Africans now living outside of their own country.
  • To be considered for the AGCAE Doctoral Scholarships, you must have graduated with a 3.0 or higher GPA from your master’s program.
  • To be eligible for the AGCAE Master’s Scholarship, applicants must have completed an undergraduate honors program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • All proposals must relate in some way to one of the AGCAE’s 2023 research themes.
  • All college coursework must be disclosed, regardless of completion status. All diplomas and transcripts must be presented in the approved transcript format to maintain accreditation. Student portals should not be used to get access to academic information such as grades.
  • A photo ID or passport is required: A photocopy of the photo page of your valid South African driver’s license or passport, notarized
  • Language Proficiency Documentation: Candidates should be able to show either a high level of proficiency in English or the ability to learn in a setting where English is used as the language of instruction. The application and any other supporting documentation must be submitted no more than twenty-four months apart.

 

Nationality

The Allan Gray Centre For Africa Entrepreneurship (AGCAE) 2024 PhD And Masters Scholarships for African Students is open to all international students.

 

If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a £5,000 fee waiver award. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.

 

Application Procedure

  • Please follow the steps mentioned below to apply for membership in the AGCAE class of 2024. 
  • Make sure you meet all of the criteria before submitting your application. 
  • The application for the Master’s degree or the Doctoral degree is available for download.
  • Collect as much proof as you can.
  • Submit your completed application and any necessary supporting documents to the Graduate School Office through email at [email protected].
  • Remind your three references that they need to submit their letters of recommendation to the Graduate School at the University of the Western Cape by Friday, September 22, 2023, at 23:59. The email address to use is [email protected]
  • All applications must be full to be considered.
  • The following details are provided so that communication can begin: Please contact [email protected] if you have any issues with the application. 

 

Application Deadline

The application deadline for the Allan Gray Centre For Africa Entrepreneurship (AGCAE) 2024 PhD And Masters Scholarships for African Students is September 22, 2023.

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