Academic Mobility for Africans Sustainable Scholarships for MSc and PhD in Ethiopia, 2018-2019


Applications are welcomed for scholarships for MSc and PhD in Railway Engineering at Addis Ababa University for the 2018-2019 academic year. African Railway Center of Excellence (ARCE) is among the African Center of Excellence II jobs supported by the World Bank.

The objective of the centre is to reinforce train specialists’ advancement through short-term training, MSc and PhD level education, and research study in Ethiopia and the area at big.

AddisAbaba University (AAU), which was developed in 1950 as the University College of Addis Ababa (UCAA), is the earliest and the biggest greater knowing and research study organization inEthiopia Since its creation, the University has actually been the leading centre in teaching-learning, research study and social work.


  • ApplicationsDeadline: July 5, 2018
  • CourseLevel: Scholarships are readily available to pursue PhD and MSc programs.
  • StudySubject: Scholarships are granted in the field of Railway Engineering specializing in “Civil Infrastructure”, “Rolling Stock” and “Traction and Train Control” for the 2018/19 academic year.
  • ScholarshipAward:
  • Type A. Full Scholarship: Covers regular monthly stipend (USD800for PhD trainees and USD600for MSc trainees), tuition charge, medical insurance and
    transport expense.
  • Type B. Half Scholarship: Covers regular monthly stipend (USD400for PhD and USD350for MSc) and tuition charge.
  • Type C. Part Timer Scholarship: Covers tuition charge just.
  • Type D. Self-SponsoredStudents: Student must cover all the costs.
    • Nationality: Available to residents of African nations.
    • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not provided
    • Scholarship can be taken in Ethiopia

    Eligibilityfor the Scholarship:

    EligibleCountries: Available to residents of African nations.

    Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, BurkinaFaso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal,Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, SouthAfrica, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia andZimbabwe

    EntranceRequirements: Applicants need to:–LRB- **).

  • Have finished their last degree less than 6 years earlier throughout the time of application
  • BeCitizens of African nations
  • ForMSc candidates: Applicants must have Bachelor’s degree credentials with a minimum of a CGPA of 3.00/ 4.00for males and 2.5/ 4.00for women (grading will be transformed to 4.00 scales).
  • ForPhD candidates: Applicants must have MSc degree credentials with a minimum of a CGPA of 3.50for males and 3.25for women (grading will be transformed to 4.00 scales).
  • The candidate must compose an individual statement/motivation letter explaining the prospect’s interest to sign up with the program.
  • The candidate must have 2 recommendation letters of consultants/ managers from previous universities.
  • PhD candidates must send the research study proposition consisting of a comprehensive work strategy.
  • Female prospects and prospects from impoverished areas or groups along with prospects with impairments are specifically motivated to use.
  • EnglishLanguage Requirements: Applicants whose mother tongue is not English are generally needed to offer proof of efficiency in English at the greater level needed by the University.


    How to Apply: The candidates must send their file in a single pdf file through e-mail address; (please send your files to both addresses). The application will just be total if the following files are sent.

  • Filled ARCE 2018/2019Scholarship kind
  • Signed curriculum vitae scanned in PDF; please utilize the Europass CV design template.
  • Scanned copies of all university degree certificates
  • Scanned copies of all university records
  • Letter of inspiration (Maximum 2 pages)
  • The academic recommendation from senior speaker and evidence of work if relevant (scanned copy)
  • All the files noted above must be scanned in a single PDF file. Applications sent individually will be thought about insufficient.
  • ApplicationForm


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