The ALT Scholarship Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada.
– Be a citizen AND resident of sub-Saharan Africa;
– Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program)
– Have completed a university degree meeting the minimum academic requirements for admission into a Master’s degree in Canada
– Have a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or a research institute in Africa
– Be fluent in French or English
– Meet all the academic requirements of the study program of choice.
You are not eligible if:
Eligible candidates with complete files will be assessed against the following criteria by a national selection committee:
– Academic merit;
– Professional experience;
– Relevance and merit of the case study;
– Recommendation letters;
– Demonstrated leadership capacity; and
– Potential contribution to public administration and public policy upon the candidate’s return to his/her home country.
– In awarding the scholarships, considerations will be given to gender equity and equitable representation from across sub-Saharan Africa
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