Deadline:

31 October, 2017

Location:

South Africa

(Fully Funded)

Description

MTN Solution Space Masters Scholarships

The University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business is offering masters scholarships that will be awarded for one or maximum of two years in the Business Administration (MBA) as well as Philosophy (MPhil).

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* The goal of the scholarship is to bring up a new generation of leaders,through testing new models, these bold and visionary leaders will be equipped to shape Africa’s future for the better

* An MTN Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and registration fees at UCT GSB, as set by the business school.

* The Scholars can also apply for several types of funding on an optional basis. For example: an economy-class travel allowance for Scholars traveling from their home country to the business school at the beginning and back home at the end of their degree programme, a stipend, or to attend additional conferences or workshops, or conduct fieldwork and pilots.

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

COMOROS, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, SOMALIA, SUDAN, CYPRUS,

Program Period

The scholarship will be awarded for one or maximum of two years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

* Applicants must be a citizen from an African country and a Permanent Resident for at least 1 year

* Applicants should apply to pursue either the MBA or the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the UCT GSB. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme

Full details on how to apply for MBA, here. as for the MPhil, here

* Financial Need Criteria
Financial Need must be illustrated as follows:

1) Full declaration of all details required must be recorded in the space provided on the Affidavit for the MTN Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town.

2) Details of all property and assets of any nature must be declared on the Affidavit provided.

3) UCT reserves the right to request that applicants furnish evidence of answers/statements on the application form.

* College Admission Requirements:

International applicants for whom English is a second language are required to submit one of the following:

  • A recent score (obtained within 3 – 5 years before application for admission) of at least 570 (paper-based test) or 230 (computer-based test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A recent overall band score of 7.0 (with no individual element of the test scoring below 6.0) on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Or, noting that this may only be written at certain designated venues within South Africa, a score of at least 65% on the university’s Placement Test in English for Educational Purposes (PTEEP).

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

*  the scholarship covers The Full Cost of tuition and registration fees at UCT GSB, as set by the business school.

The Scholars can also apply for several types of funding on a discretionary basis. For example: an economy-class travel allowance for Scholars travelling from their home country to the business school at the beginning and back home at the end of their degree programme, a stipend, or to attend additional conferences or workshops, or conduct fieldwork and pilots

How to Apply

* Applicants must first be eligible and apply for the academic programme at the UCT GSB (via the Admissions Office) For more details, click here

* Applicants must submit the MTN Scholarship Application online form (here)  together with their UCT application number received from the UCT GSB Admissions Office. Required supporting documents include a CV and completed Affidavit

* Applications will be opened on 1 August 2017

*Applicants are then notified if they are selected for an interview in late November

*The final decision and award of the MTN Scholarship will be made by a Scholarship selection panel, following which applicants will be informed by mid December 2017.

**NOTE: Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme

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