USA: Georgetown University Master of Science Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African, 2017/2018

Application Deadline: For fall 2016 is January 15, 2017.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa.

To be taken at (country): Georgetown University, USA

Brief description: The Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University USA is offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa 2017/2018

Eligible Field of Study: Master of Science in Foreign Service

About Scholarship

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.
Scholarship Offered Since: 2013

Scholarship Type: Masters scholarship

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

Applicants must have:

  • -A TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0.
  • -Special consideration will be given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa.
  • -Completion of a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or ability to complete both courses *before* the beginning of the MSFS program in fall 2017.

Value of Scholarship: Full tuition scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: For the duration of the program

Application Deadline: For fall 2017 is January 15, 2017.

How to Apply

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.

For more details about the scholarship, visit scholarship webpage

Sponsors: Georgetown University, USA


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  1. Obadiah Sei Guannu

    I really need a scholarship to do my masters abroad. Kindly help.

  2. Good day, am Philip a graduate from Nigeria. I will like to apply for a scholarship for my masters degree in either medical lab science or biostatistics. I will be grateful if i can get notifications for a scholarship scheme in such disciplines, thanks.

  3. what are the requirements to get that scholarship

  4. Gboe Yeakakeh Mehngonzeh

    I am interested in enrollment at your graduate school. I am a Liberian and Student at the Cuttington university Graduate school of Professional Studies. My Master study is in Accounting and wish to add another MBA to my career.
    I am hoping to hear from you soon.

    • Vincent Egechukwu Obetta

      I already obtained a masters degree in international (criminal) law from London,UK. I want to know if I am still qualified for the masters of Science Scholarship. I have great interest in International Politics and International development ,as well. waiting for your reply.Thanks.

  5. Gboe Yeakakeh Mehngonzeh

    I am interested in enrollment at your graduate school. I am a Liberian and Student at the Cuttington university Graduate school of Professional Studies.
    I need this scholarship to enable me add another MBA or foreign experience to my career.
    Many thanks for the opportunity to study in your institution .

  6. Hi I’m a Cameroonian .i will like to apply for a scholarship for masters in medical lab science or Public Health. Please kindly help me get directives

  7. Hi my name is awa jobarteh what are the requirements to get a scholarship

  8. pls am very much interested , when will the programme start because i dnt have my transcript yet

  9. i like it really please help me to apply

  10. thanks so much up date me if there is any scholarship

  11. how can someone be part?

  12. what is the Qualification for someone to be part?

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  14. My name is James Forkpah from Liberia are want to do Nursing, i am a Nurse Aider with a certificate doing my Bsc in Nursing, I wll like to further this education in the same area, if are will be given this scholarship to study sir.

  15. Hi my name is Ayisanew Hailu am interested to be part of this opportunity please update me if there is any thing


  17. I am Garmai o.Hill I graduated this year 2016,from the cathedral catholic high school.
    I would really be glad to recieve a SMS cause I do want to study abroad.
    I am a Liberian

  18. I am Nji Faith from Cameroon a graduate and I will like to apply for scholarship for my masters degree in public health. Please help me to apply


  20. Hello, I am a Cameroonian. I will like to apply for a scholarship for a masters in corporate communication. Please how can i go about it?

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  23. I am fthawi Estifanos from Eritrea, need to apply for scholarship, am a graduated from coollege of Arts and social sciences in Eritrea, thanks for your help

  24. Is that possible to apply from Ethiopia, East Africa, If so could you inform me the program which are available for PhD in the area of Natural Sciences?
    Thank you very much.

  25. I am Beyala I live in yaounde I would like to apply for university please help me

  26. Hello.
    This is Judith an undergraduate student in The University of Nairobi, Kenya. I’m pursuing a degree in Political Science (international Organisations, International relations) and Conflict and Peace studies(Theory of Armed Conflict, Conflict and Peace Agreements) I am interested in studying either of these fields. Advice me if I could get a full scholarship.
    Thanks in advance.

  27. oladipupo folasade

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  28. I’m very much interested but what are the requirements for the scholarship.

  29. What about Zambia, we also need these scholarships. Please extend this eligibility to us as well.

  30. Patience L. Kollie

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  31. Omega Janjay Jimmy

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  33. Fassou Mathias NIAMY

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  34. Jonathan Faith Chamtibwe

    I am a graduate of law from Nigeria and i need to get notifications on application,resumption and every other requirement for admission . Thanks

  35. Midas Ahmadu Max-conton

    I am curious to know why my country ,Sierra Leone was not mentioned as one of the beneficiary countries of this scholarship.Please am pleading with you to have a rethink and add Sierra Leone as many of our brothers and sisters would love to benefit from this opportunity.

  36. I am graduate of civil engineering from Ethiopia and I am very interested on your scholarship so please!let you give or grant this chance…thank you very much.

  37. I am interested in civil engineering ,from Eritrea am kindly requesting for your scholarship!but what are the requirements for the scholarship.Please extend this eligibility to us as well.

  38. tedros kahsay gherbremariam

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  39. what about Eritreans?

  40. good chance I will apply the sholarship as soon as!

  41. Ochieng Jeff from Kenya.I’d like to get an opportunity for a MBA in any course related to ecology and biostatistics.I’m a wildlife management undergraduate.I re
    ally love nature and need an opportunity.Thanks

  42. This is R/VALL University un graguated degree program

  43. Am cherotich eudius ronoh a fourth year student doing bachelor of education arts English and 20 years old.will like to further to do lit .will grateful for the consideration.

  44. Muktar Sheikh Hassan

    Good morning, my name is Muktar Sheikh Hassan am a student at the University of Nairobi Pursuing Bachelor Degree in Commerce and specialise/ major in finance . I’ll really appreciate for it can get at scholarship to do either finance or Land economics. Please advise.

    Kind regards


  45. keletazghi tesfamariam

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  46. I would like to apply for the scholarship opportunity posted on your site. I am Ethiopian.

  47. abdoul aziz salifou

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  48. I will appreciate it if am being consider in this opportunity. Thanks

  49. Iam Bill Chanda from Zambia & I really need to do my bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering i have a diploma in the same feild. Update me please.

  50. Odaphus Triumphant Davies

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  51. Ajenifujah shamsudeen temitayo

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  52. why is Zambia not on the list of eligible countries for the scholarships?

  53. I am Teddy.i live in Tanzania.i would like to apply for a university. Please help me.

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  55. hello i am wegahta from eritreia and l have BSC degree in information scinces now i need to forward my education so pleas help me in order to apply for scholarship

  56. If it is possible,I have Msc in physics & i want to continue Masters in Electronics field.

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  58. mohamed osman kamara

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  59. my name is Danko Jeldo Sorsa from Ethiopia country why Ethiopia is not eligible country..I need your scholarship if you give me this great chance I graduated by Accounting and Finance department by CGPA 3:23 from Semara university by BA degree …I want to learn Master degree by any business field but I can’t because of my family poverty back ground and me…please help me and give me this chance ..thank you in advance..

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  62. David Alexander Sumo

    I’m a Liberian and interested in your scholarship especially in the field of International Economics(master program).kindly furnish me with the forms.

  63. am one of extremely interested applicant from Ethiopia and i have bsc degree in electrical and computer engineering please contact me i will be in touch with you.
    thanks for the chance…

  64. am a law student from cameroon and am interested

  65. Michael Tutu Boadu

    Is the the TOEFL be waived for the scholarship in Georgetown?

  66. oghenero orhenomare

    l here by apply for your scholarship to study welding engineering.

  67. Am an shs graguate from Ghana n I want to continue my education in abroad. please help me to get the scholarship pleace.Thank you

  68. what is the requrement to get this schoolar ship?

  69. Good morning all of you my Name is Donibata Kouyate, it’s my great pleasure to me do school in your scholarship study. I am active candidate. This offert is intressing me, I want to be Accounting expert; I have Master degree in accounting.

  70. am a Ugandan and very much interested a masters in accounting and finance

  71. i am so interested in that

  72. My name is Augusta Berewa, a Sierra Leonean residing in Sierra Leone i am highly interested in the scholarship .I have a Master of Science degree in Rural Development Studies from Njala University College , University of Sierra Leone.

  73. I am Abubaker Ahmed from Ethiopia, need to apply for scholarship, I am a graduated from Haramaya University BSC In Agribussiness Management and Also I have BA In Accounting from Alfa University College. thanks for your help Phone No +251911825164

  74. Hello I am kum Elvis, a Cameroonian aged 22 please I would be much grateful if you can assist me in the application procedure to win a scholarship in your institution. Best regards!

  75. please i want to benefit from this scholarship i am a Sierra Leonean. From Sierra Leone.

  76. i am very interested. My country is Ethiopia .I am AAU students.

  77. I am Emmanuel Allan Aagon Wieh, a Liberian and a graduate of the University of Liberia. I am also a graduate student of the University studying Public Administration. I would appreciate were you to grant me opportunity for additional career pursuit. This is my dream to have a foreign based Degree to be added to the already existing local one.


  78. contact this email for more info.

  79. I am interested in the scholarship. Does it cover Engineering courses as well?

  80. hi my name is fatou foon i want to know requirement for the scholarship

  81. I am a Zimbabwean and interested in pursuing studies offered by your reputable institution. I strongly feel that in the face of ensuing economic and political challenges my country is facing, priority should also be given to us because we are unable to access this kind of education without this kind of scholarship.

  82. I am from Ethiopia if any schorship in PhD on business please in from that

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