30 November 2019



(Fully Funded)


Residential School 2020 Governance for Development in Africa Initiative

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation in association with SOAS and the Centre of African Studies-University of London is organising a one-week Residential School in April 2020 on the topic of ‘Governance and Development in Africa’. The annual residential school on governance and development is part of the Governance for Development in Africa programme that  SOAS runs in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

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The residential school is for 20 participants who are policy makers, academics, researchers or civil society representatives from any African country who will gain, through this training, new ideas and knowledge on the broad issue of governance and development.The residential school  welcomes applications from a wide range of backgrounds. This initiative aims to contribute to and stimulate debate on governance, development, and the relationship between them. Participants from a range of African countries, and representative of the academic, civil society and government sectors, are selected each year to take part in the residential school.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Governance and Development in Africa

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

African Countries.

Program Period

One-week Residential School in April 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants should have at least an MSc degree in areas related to Governance or 5 years professional experiences in fields relevant to the theme of Governance and Development in Africa.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • All costs for successful applicants, including economy flights, visa costs, accommodation and meal, will be covered. No per diem.

How to Apply

First Step: Applications should include:

  • 2 page max CV (including email address for correspondence)
  • One reference letter
  • Proposal of max 1000 words outlining research interest and/or professional background and how the applicant will benefit from attending the Residential School.

Second Step: After prepering the requirements,Fill out the application form.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Shrouk Saleh/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Rahaf Elkhodary / Egypt
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