2024 AERC Fully Funded Masters Scholarship (African Economic Research Consortium)

Established in 1988, the African Economic Research Consortium is a capacity building institution to inform economic policies in sub-Saharan Africa. AERC has three primary components: research, training and policy outreach.

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The organization integrates economic policy research, postgraduate training and policy outreach within a network of researchers, universities and policy makers in Africa and worldwide.

The AERC Masters Scholarship offered by the African Economic Research Consortium is open to candidates from sub-Saharan African countries admitted into any of the following AERC Collaborative Masters Programme (CMAP) in Economics universities.

The scholarship is a fully funded opportunity aimed for the purpose of sustained develop­ment in sub-Saharan Africa to raise well-trained, locally based profes­sion­al economists.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Have applied and been admitted to any one of the listed CMAP universities;
  • Have attained at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in Economics or related field from an accredited university; and
  • Female and applicants from post-conflict and fragile states (especially the AERC Masters Bridge Programme alumni class of 2017 and 2018) are highly encouraged to apply.

Scholarship Duration and Reward

Full Scholarship

Required Documents for AERC Masters Scholarship

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

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Participating Universities for AERC Masters Scholarship

The Universities are

  • Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • University of Botswana
  • University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • University of Cape Coast, Ghana
  • University of Ghana, Legon
  • University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • University of Mauritius
  • University of Namibia
  • University of Malawi
  • University of Zimbabwe
  • Makerere University

How to Apply

To apply for the AERC Masters Scholarship; click on the apply button below to submit an applications for admission directly to the respective universities.

Application procedure can be obtained from the respective university’s website. And upon receipt of an admission letter from a specific university, applicants shall upload their documents on to the AERC scholarship portal.

Deadline: May 15, 2024


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