2022/2023 ALC Fellowships and KCL MSc Scholarship Awards

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2022/2023 ALC Fellowships and KCL MSc Scholarship Awards

May 27

The African Leadership Centre (ALC) is pleased to announce a call for applications for Peace, Security & Development Fellowships and King’s College London (KCL) MSc scholarship awards for the academic year 2022/2023.

About Us

Established over 10 years ago, the ALC has played a critical role in shaping the next generation of African leaders, nurturing talent and African ideas and knowledge to advance the transformation of African societies. Located in both Nairobi, Kenya and London, UK, we strive to inform and influence academic, research and policy discourses on leadership, peace, security & development on the African continent and globally. Learn more about our ALC institutions in Nairobi here and at King’s College London here

Our Fellowship Programmes

African Leadership Centre (ALC) Fellowships

1. Fellowships for African Scholars in Peace Security and Development (degree awarding): This fellowship is available to young African scholars interested in pursuing research and academic careers in peace, security and development. It includes post-graduate study at King’s on the MSc Global Leadership and Peacebuilding programme. Applicants will need to create an account on the King’s website here and apply under the Peace and Security Fellowship Programme. Learn more about the application process for Fellowships for African Scholars programme including the eligibility criteria, phases of the programme, terms and application process  here

2. Fellowships for African Women in Leadership and Peacebuilding (degree awarding): This fellowship is available to young African women, particularly from conflict-affected contexts, interested in pursuing research, policy and practise careers in the field/s of peace, security and development and with an emphasis on leadership. It includes post-graduate study at King’s on the MSc Global Leadership and Peacebuilding programme. Applicants will need to create an account on the King’s website here and apply under the Peace and Security Fellowship Programme. Learn more about the Fellowships for African Women in Leadership and Peacebuilding (degree-awarding) programme including the eligibility criteria, phases of the programme, terms and application process here.

3. Fellowships for African Women in Peace, Security and Development (non-degree awarding): This award is available to young African Women in the early stages of their careers seeking to deepen their knowledge and experience in the fields of Leadership, Peace, Security and Development. It is a residential program based at the ALC in Nairobi, Kenya. Learn more about the Fellowships for African Women (non-degree awarding) programme including the eligibility criteria, phases of the programme, terms and how to apply here. Applicants to this non-degree fellowship programme may also be considered for the Early Career Peace, Security and Development Fellowship.

The deadline to apply for the ALC Fellowship Programmes is 27th May 2022, 23:59 EAT

MSc Scholarship Awards at King’s

King’s College London (KCL) Awards

1. Newsweek Scholarship in Global Leadership and Peacebuilding for International Students (2 awards available): This scholarship funding is available to international students applying for the MSc Global Leadership and Peacebuilding at King’s College London, for the 2022/23 academic year (beginning in September 2022). It is available to students studying full time only. Students from developing countries are encouraged to apply. Learn more about the scholarship here.

 2. Richemont International Scholarship for the MSc Global Leadership and Peacebuilding  programme for an African student living in the UK (1 award available): This scholarship funding is available to an African student living in the United Kingdom applying for the MSc Global Leadership and Peacebuilding at King’s College London, for the 2022/23 academic year (beginning in September 2022). It is available to students studying full time only. The student must be of African heritage and eligible for home fees.  Learn more about the scholarship here.

3. School of Global Affairs Global Leadership & Peacebuilding Postgraduate Scholarship award (1 award available): This scholarship funding is available to all students, including those from the UK and EU, and applying for the MSc Global Leadership and Peacebuilding at King’s College London, for the 2022/23 academic year (beginning in September 2022). It is available to students studying full time only.  Students from the UK and EU are welcome to apply. Learn more about the scholarship here.

Follow the hyperlinks to apply to the award that you deem best suited for you.  All supporting documents and applications should be submitted via the online portal. Please note that no email applications will be accepted. If you are experiencing problems with the online application portal, please contact us at [email protected]. We encourage all applicants to submit their applications early to avoid delays and failure to submit because of technical challenges.