2017 MSFS New African Scholarship for Students from Sub-Saharan Africa


The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) launches MSFS New African Scholarship for Students from Africa. Starting in fall 2014, the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University has been offering a full- tuition scholarship every year for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa.

MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools and history.

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a strong academic record. (S)he must also have a TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0. Applicants must also have completed a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or must be able to complete both courses *before* the beginning of the MSFS program in fall 2017.

Special consideration will be given to applicants from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.

To be considered for the MSFS New African Scholarship, applicants must submit all required application documents (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation. Only students who have applied to the program will be considered for the scholarship.

For information on how to apply, visit the official website for detailed information and appliction procedure

The application deadline for Fall 2017 is January 15, 2017.

Additional information can be found here

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