Graduate Institute Africa and Middle East Scholarships, Switzerland 2022 is open for Middle East Students, African Students. The scholarship allows Master’s, Ph.D. level program (s) in the field of All Subjects taught at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
The Graduate Institute in Geneva offers Master’s and Ph.D. scholarships to the best postgraduates from the Middle East and Africa who choose to study there. Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Sibusio Bengu, the first black Vice-Chancellor of a South African university, and Osita Eze, former Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, are among the Graduate Institute’s graduates.
The Graduate Institute is dedicated to assisting outstanding scholars from all across the world. In varying amounts, financial aid packages may include cost-of-living scholarships, tuition reductions, and/or a paid position. Aid is distributed based on both financial needs and academic merit.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is a research and higher education institution devoted to the study of global affairs, with a focus on the intersecting subjects of international relations and development challenges.
They hope to foster international collaboration and contribute to the advancement of emerging societies through their key operations. More broadly, they want to inspire creative thinking on today’s main concerns, promote global responsibility, and promote diversity respect.
Candidates must have a diploma from a university in the Middle East or Africa, or be nationals of one of the MEA countries. They must show financial necessity as well as outstanding academic interest and performance.
- Applicants should have been granted a Swiss Refugee status (Permit B) or have a Provisional Admission for Foreigners status (Permit F)
- Applicants must provide a letter from the Swiss Government confirming refugee status or provisional admission in Switzerland
- Applicants must be resident in Switzerland
- Applicants must be accepted into one of the study programmes at the Institute
- Only new students may apply: those already enrolled are not eligible to apply
The candidates’ eligibility is assessed by the Financial Aid Committee according to the application file, which includes documents justifying financial needs and a motivation letter. The committee pays particular attention to academic results, the motivation letter, and the request for financial aid, but also to references and other relevant information.
How to Apply
Candidates who are interested in this scholarship can apply using the link below
The deadline for this application is January 15, 2022