15 April 2019


Delft, Netherlands

(Partially Funded)


Sub-Saharan Africa Summer School Scholarship – TU Delft

This scholarship for the Summer School Planning and Design with Water at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the TU Delft, in the Netherlands.

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The Summer School combines spatial planning, urban design and environmental technology to tackle issues of sustainability, climate adaptation and water management in urban environments. It invites students to understand the theories and practices that bring together water management, urban sustainability and spatial justice and to apply the knowledge acquired in the elaboration of a vision and a spatial plan and design for an area in the city of The Hague in The Netherlands.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Architecture
  • Urban design
  • Spatial planning (town, urban and regional planning)
  • Environmental engineering
  • Water engineering
  • Urban law and management
  • Political sciences
  • Public administration
  • Planning and design of sustainable cities and communities

For more information about the summer school here

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

From 15 to 26 July 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

This scholarship is intended for:

  • Passport holders of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Between 22 and 28 years of age.
  • Studying in the following areas: Architecture, Urban design, Spatial planning (town, urban and regional planning), Environmental engineering, Water engineering, Urban law and management, Political sciences, Public administration or areas that have a close relationship with planning and design of sustainable cities and communities.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The scholarship includes:

  • A round-trip ticket between your country of origin and Amsterdam. The ticket will be organised and bought by TU Delft upon selection of the candidate and the granting of a Dutch visa.
  • The fees for the SummerSchool (400 euros) will be waived.
  • A small amount of pocket money, enough for meals and transport during 20 days in the Netherlands.
  • Accommodation during  your stay (you might be housed with a TU Delft student during the period of the Summer School).

The scholarship does not include:

  • The fee for the Dutch visa in your country.
  • Your health insurance (mandatory for students coming to the Netherlands. Please, look for international health insurance in your own country, as conditions and prices vary from country to country. You can google it!).
  • Any extra costs incurring from your stay (trips, transfers or other activities not included in the Summer School programme, including fines resulting from breaches of the law, damage to others and accidents. You must be insured).

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in the form.

Second Step: Do the following:

  1. Write a 800-word motivation letter.
  2. A short CV (max two A4s) with your main achievements.
  3. A short movie (3 minutes max) of yourself saying hello and saying who you are and why you would like to participate in the Summer School.
  4. A recommendation letter from a teacher. This letter must contain your teacher’s name, position, department and contact details and must be signed.
  5. Put all your materials in a digital folder titled with your NAME+AFRICA (you can compress the files if they are too big), a short note explaining what the email is about, and send the file to via the website until 30 April 2019. Please write “SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Scholarship” in the subject field.

Third Step: Mark the option “Sub-Saharan African Scholarship“.


  • You need to comply with all requirements to be eligible for this scholarship. (The only item we are flexible about is the short movie, but you need to give us a very good reason not to make a movie).

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Know more about this opportunity:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Doha Elamin/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hend Younis / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team