Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarship for Africans and Norwegians for Master

Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarship for Africans and Norwegians for Master
  •  Master
  •  01-Nov-2021
  •   Africa
  • $$  Up to 100% tuition fees and living expenses

IE Foundation invites applications for the Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarship for Africans and Norwegians for the 2021/22 academic session.

The Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarship at IE was set up to remove financial
barriers to education for high-potential individuals from Norway and Africa, helping
them to unleash their innovative business vision.

With 46 scholarships available over a period of 4 years, 24 will be awarded to students from Ethiopia, Liberia, and South Africa, with the remaining 22 destined for individuals from Norway.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This initiative is open to candidates from Ethiopia, Liberia, and South Africa who demonstrate academic excellence, strong leadership capabilities, and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Candidates who are seeking a dynamic, global experience and are passionate about using their insights to positively impact their home countries after graduation are the kind sought after.
  • Candidates who can demonstrate how the scholarship will enable them to positively impact their countries after graduation.
  • There are both full and partial scholarships available, including room and board for Master’s programs focused on technology, business, and development.

    Masters students must:

    • be nationals of Liberia, Ethiopia, or South Africa.
    • have outstanding academic records, with a minimum GPA of 75/100.
    • demonstrate outstanding achievements in their personal and professional lives that have had an impact on their countries or communities.
    • Demonstrate an international outlook, leadership qualities, and a vision to better their home countries.
    • Proven financial need (preference given).

Offered Benefits

The Masters’ scholarships are awarded based on financial need and cover up to 100% of tuition and living expenses (living expenses package included).

Application Process

All applications should be made online via the official website.

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