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The African Leaders of Tomorrow (ALT) Scholarship Programme will grant scholarships to young African women and men to pursue a Master's degree in public administration, public policy or public finance at a Canadian university.

Study Areas

Public administration, public policy or public finance.


You must meet ALL the requirements to be eligible:

Be a citizen AND resident of sub-Saharan Africa
Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study programme)
Have completed a university degree meeting the minimum academic requirements for admission into a Master's degree in Canada
Have a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years of full-time work experience in the public sector, civil society sector or a research institute in Africa
Be fluent in French or English
Meet all the academic requirements of the study programme of choice

■■ In awarding the scholarships, considerations will be given to gender equity and equitable representation from across sub-Saharan Africa.

Selection Criteria

Eligible candidates with complete files will be assessed against the following criteria by a national selection committee:

Academic merit
Professional experience
Relevance and merit of the case study
Recommendation letters
Demonstrated leadership capacity
Potential contribution to public administration and public policy upon the candidate's return to his/her home country

Application Process

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