The Academy for Educational Development is delivering over 85,000 scholarships over a period of four years in 15 Western, Central and Eastern African countries.
Scholarships are intended to ensure access to educational opportunities, and are geared to needs within each country. The scholarship package may include:
The following countries are eligible: Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
Scholarships are intended for economically disadvantaged girls at the primary level and sometimes at the secondary level. Particular attention will be given to orphans, those adversely affected by HIV/AIDS, and girls who are disabled.