The ACE-ESD/World Bank Energy for Sustainable Development Scholarship 2020

Masters

Deadline : June 15, 2020 .  

Apply for the The ACE-ESD/World Bank Energy for Sustainable Development Scholarship 2020. The Management of the University of Rwanda through its African Centre of Excellence in Energy for Sustainable Development (ACE-ESD) at College of Science and Technology (CST) is offering Masters Programs in Energy for Sustainable Development with the following Awards:

  1. Master of Science in Renewable Energy
  2. Master of Science in Electrical Power Systems
  3. Master of Science in Energy Economics

The University of Rwanda strives be a leading University that develops highly enterprising graduates prepared and dedicated to building a more just and sustainable society locally, nationally and globally, with appropriate innovations that advance quality of life

Benefits

Successful applicants will receive the following benefits

  • There are few full and partial scholarship opportunities available on a competitive basis for eligible candidates from Eastern, Southern Africa Region (Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia) and others African Countries.
  • The ACE-ESD scholarship will support living and research expenses such as approved field trips/placements, internship, conference attendance, and publication charges.
  • Scholarship support is incumbent upon successful progress in each year, therefore candidates on the scholarship must Endeavour to complete their studies in the stipulated timeframes as extension of funding will not be possible.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you need to fulfill the following criteria:

  1. For Masters of Science in Electrical Power Systems
    • You must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least a second class, upper division or cumulative average score not less than 70% in any of the fields: Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering. Electro Mechanical Engineering. Renewable Energy Engineering or other related field
    • Bachelor's degree holders in the areas mentioned above with second class, lower division, and at least a 2 Year relevant working experience are eligible to apply.
    • Applicants should demonstrate sufficient ability in English to undertake masters level course works and research.
  1. For Masters of Science in Renewable Energy
    • You must have a Bachelor's degree with at least a second class, upper division or cumulative average score not less than 70% in any of the fields: Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electro Mechanical Engineering. Renewable Energy Engineering or other related fields
    • Bachelor’s degree holders in the areas mentioned above with second class, lower division, and at least a 2-year relevant working experience are eligible to apply.
    • Applicants should demonstrate sufficient ability in English to undertake masters-level course works and research.
  1. For Masters of Science in Energy Economics
    • You must have a Bachelor's degree with at least a second class, upper division or cumulative average score not less than 70% in any of the fields: Bachelor's degree in Economics, accountant, Statistics, Engineering, Agricultural Economics, Quantitative Economics, Finance, or related fields.
    • Bachelor's degree holders in the areas mentioned above with second-class, lower division, and at least a 2-year relevant working experience are eligible to apply.
    • Applicants should demonstrate sufficient ability in English to undertake masters-level course works and research.

Application

Applicants should submit the required documents during the application process.

  • A cover letter indicating for which program of study the application is being made and description of the motivation to join the program
  • Notarized Undergraduate Degree or Equivalence from HEC
  • Notarized transcripts
  • Motivation Letter
  • Copy of your ID or Passport
  • Updated CV
  • Two recommendation Letters from academic referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant.
  • Sponsorship letter from an organization (if any)
  • Applicants from countries where English is not the language of instruction at higher education must provide an English Proficiency Certificate from a relevant body or institution.

To apply Click here

For more information, visit ACEESD/University of Rwanda

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