2021 Africa Initiative for Governance Scholarship for Young Nigeria and Ghana Citizens

Deadline: October 15, 2020.

The AIG Scholarships are targeted at graduates between the ages of 25 and 35 with strong intellectual capability, outstanding academic achievements, leadership skills and a passion to contribute to the development of Africa’s public sector.


To be eligible for consideration for the award of an AIG Scholarship, you must:

  • a citizen of Nigeria or Ghana
  • Be between the ages of 25 and 35 years (must not be 36 years old by December 31, 2020)
  • Have a first-class or second-class upper undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in any discipline. For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.7 out of 4.0
  • Be preferably top 10% of graduating class (First, Second or Master’s Degree) – evidence to be provided
  • Provide evidence of game-changing leadership and resultant impact
  • Show skills and interests outside of academics (evidence to be provided)


AIG will fund scholarships for Africans (Nigerians and Ghanaians) with high leadership potential, to undertake an intensive postgraduate world-class training in governance and public policy.

OFFICIAL LINK: http://www.aigafrica.org/Our-initatives/AIG-Scholarships

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