African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program

Some within your networks might be able to take advantage of this opportunity: 


The 2015 Competition, for the September 2015 academic year,  is now open to candidates from South Africa and Senegal*. The deadline to apply is April 26, 2015.
Eligibility criteria for September 2015:
v  be a citizen either from South Africa or Senegal, and reside in Africa;

v  be between 22-35 years-old;

v  have two to five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society or research institution/academia in Africa;

v  have a first academic degree with a minimum average of B;

v  have the capacity to speak fluently in either English or French.


The ALT Scholarship Program has two components:
·      Academic training: the recipient of the scholarship will complete a one to two year master level  program in public administration, public policy or public finance at a Canadian university;
·      Professional development and leadership: the recipient of the scholarship will develop a comprehensive professional development plan which will include developing a case study focusing on their home country, as well as exposure to Canadian knowledge, innovation and best practices in public administration and policy through mentoring, webinars and networking events.
Expenses covered by the ALT Scholarship:
·         International travel
·         Tuition fees and books
·         Monthly living allocation and installation allocation
·         Medical insurance
·         Study Permit fees
If you are interested in the ALT Scholarship program and meet the criteria listed above, please email [email protected] to receive further details on the application process. For other information related to the program, please visit
Thank you for your interest in the ALT Scholarship program. see more here
*Please note that the 2016 Competition, which will be launched in September 2015, will be open to citizens from across sub-Saharan Africa.
Contact Institution
African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program
Programme de bourses pour les leaders africains de demain
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Bureau canadien de l’éducation internationale (BCEI)
220, Laurier ouest/West, # 1550 Ottawa, Ontario CANADA K1P 5Z9
t: 613-237-4820  f: 613-237-1073

This opportunity listing expired on 26-Apr-2015

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