The Education for Sustainable Energy Development, ESED Scholarship is for students from Developing Countries including Africa. Application is open for 2017 – with US$ 23,000/year up for grab.
2016 Masters Scholarship in Sustainable Energy Development for Students from Developing Countries by the Education for Sustainable Energy Development [ESED] to be taken in any University around the world
Accepted Subject Areas: Programs eligible for this scholarship must show a 75% focus on renewable energy and/or the power sector in general.
The purpose of the Education for Sustainable Energy Development [ESED] scholarship is to support outstanding students from developing countries pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject. These scholarships are available to up to 10 outstanding students from developing countries and economies in transition, for a period of up to two years for Masters Degree, awarded annually.
Scholarship Offered Since: 2001
The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership considers an outstanding student to be one who:
- graduates with excellent grades in the top 20% of her/his class
- is determined to advance her/his knowledge and understanding
- has a history of community involvement
- is committed to sustainable energy
- is committed to return and contribute to her/his home country
Who is qualified to apply?
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must
- plan to undertake studies at the Masters level in areas directly related to sustainable energy development
- be citizens of the developing countries and territories identified for OECD official development aid in the DAC List of ODA Recipients
Number of scholarships: Up to ten (10) Masters scholarships will be awarded annually.
Value of Scholarship: Scholarships of US$ 23,000 per year.
Duration: Scholarship will last for a period of up to two years for Masters Degree
Eligible African/Other Countries
Developing countries and territories identified for OECD official development aid in the DAC List of ODA Recipients are eligible to apply. Download list for details.
To be taken at (country): All universities are eligible for the ESED scholarship. It is preferable that the candidate pursues her/his studies in a university outside his home country.
Application Deadline: The ESED Masters Scholarship deadline is March 4, 2016. The online application system and application forms will be available in early January 2016.
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted using the Online ESED Scholarship Application Submission and uploading the requested documents. As the volume of incoming applications is extremely heavy around the deadline, we strongly urge you to submit your file as early as possible.
Visit Scholarship webpage for details.