MSFS Scholarship For Students From Africa at Georgetown University, USA

MSFS Scholarship For Students From Africa at Georgetown University, USA

Deadline: January 15, 2014

Georgetown University is pleased to offer full- tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa who wish to study a Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at the University starting in fall 2014. MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs.

Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as International Relations and Security, International Development or International Business.


Applicants must have:

  • A completed undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a strong academic record.
  • A TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0.
  • Applicants must have completed a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or must be able to complete both courses *before* the beginning of the MSFS program in fall 2014.
  • Applicants should have professional experience, ideally in a field related to their future professional goals.
  • Students have an average of four years of work experience before joining MSFS.
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.
  • To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit all required application documents (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation). Only students who have applied to the program will be considered for the scholarship.

The application deadline for fall 2014 is January 15, 2014.

For more information on the academic program, visit this link.

For information on how to apply, click here.

Details here.