Ireland Fellows Programme 2024 Courtney Fellowship Award

Ireland Fellows Programme 2024 Courtney Fellowship Award

Ireland Fellows Programme 2024 Courtney Fellowship Award

The Ireland Fellows Programme-Courtney Fellowship Awards 2024 is offering fully funded opportunities to eligible mid-career professionals from Africa who possess leadership potential. They are encouraged to apply for this program.

The Fellowship offers a prestigious and world-class education that contributes to capacity building. This program, sponsored by the Government of Ireland, provides eligible students with the chance to pursue a fully funded one-year master’s level program at a higher education institution in Ireland.

The Courtney Foundation is a renowned organization dedicated to empowering mid-career professionals from Africa by providing fully funded opportunities through the Ireland Fellows Programme-Courtney Fellowship Awards. With a focus on capacity building, the Foundation offers a prestigious, world-class education by sponsoring eligible students to pursue one-year master’s level programs at esteemed higher education institutions in Ireland. By emphasizing leadership potential and quality education, the Courtney Foundation plays a vital role in shaping the future of African professionals and fostering international collaboration and exchange.

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Fellowship Summary:

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Government of Ireland and Courtney Foundation

Host Institution: HEIs in Ireland

Fellowship Worth: Fully Funded

Number of Awards: Several

Program Duration: 12 months

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: Africa

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the Ireland Fellows Programme-Courtney Fellowship:

  • Be a resident national of Burundi.
  • Have a minimum of three years’ substantial work experience that is directly relevant to your proposed programme(s) of study.
  • Hold a bachelor’s level academic qualification from an accredited and government-recognised higher education institution, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) – i.e. a first class honour, or second class honour, Grade 1 (a second class honour Grade 2 may be accepted if the applicant has substantial directly relevant work experience). It must have been awarded in 2012 or later (i.e. within the last 12 years).
  • Not already hold a qualification at master’s level or higher. Not currently undertaking a programme at master’s level or higher, or be due to start a programme at master’s level or higher in the academic year 2023/24.
  • Be applying to commence a new programme at master’s level in Ireland no sooner than August 2024.
  • Be able to demonstrate the following: leadership abilities and aspirations; a commitment to the achievement of the SDGs within your own country; and a commitment to contribute to building positive relationships with Ireland.
  • Have a clear understanding of the academic and English language proficiencies required for all programmes chosen.
  • Must not have applied to the Ireland Fellows Programme on more than one previous occasion.
  • Be in a position to take up the Fellowship in the academic year 2024/2025.

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Application Procedures for the Ireland Fellows Programme-Courtney Fellowship (How to Apply):

Prospective applicants for the Fellowship are advised to thoroughly review the applicant guidance note before filling out the application form.

Application Deadline: 30 July 2023

For more information Visit the Official Website

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