Friday, September 23, 2011

ESED Scholarship Program

Applications are now open for the Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship Program. EDED is an initiative of Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership that was started with an aim to support talented and outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in discipline of sustainable energy development. The program also aims to promote significant contributions to the collective body of knowledge about the subject.

About the Scholarships
Scholarships of US$ 23,000 per year for up to two years are offered for Masters level students. Up to ten Masters scholarships will be awarded annually.
An Academic Panel consisting of accomplished representatives from Europe, North America and Japan will review the applications. All selections are final and all applicants will be notified.
Awards will be directly deposited (in US$) into the accounts of the Institution where you are enrolled and provided to you on a regular basis as long as you are making satisfactory progress toward achieving your academic or research requirements.
Qualities Desired
The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership considers an outstanding student to be one who:
-              graduates with excellent grades in the top 20% of her/his class
-              is determined to advance her/his knowledge and understanding
-              has a history of community involvement
-              is committed to sustainable energy
-              is committed to return and contribute to her/his home country

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must:
-              plan to undertake studies at the Masters level in areas directly related to sustainable energy development
-            be citizens of the developing countries and territories identified for OECD official development aid in the DAC List of ODA Recipients (Tanzania is in that list)

Deadline for Application
Last date for submitting the applications is March 9, 2012.

Further scholarship details and application procedures can be found at

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