The scholarship will be for a two-year programme, with the successful candidate undertaking the full MSc programme and then six months within the Foundation as an intern, based in London.
The Governance and Statebuilding programme is one of the specialised streams within international development, and takes an interdisciplinary standpoint, combining the theoretical rigour of political economy and the practical experience of development.
The good governance agenda occurs now increasingly alongside debate on state-building, which encompasses issues such as accountability and transparency, corruption, conflict, political settlement, human rights, participation, access to justice and democratisation.
Governance and state-building are of particular interest to governments, non-governmental organisations and development agencies, as well as to a growing and vibrant academic community.
The pathway for the Foundation scholarship comprises the following modules:
- Development Politics
- Development Management
- Conflict in Developing Countries
- Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development
The entry requirements consist of:
Applications must be received through the University online application system, with a 500 word statement and CV sent by email.
This statement should set out why the applicant is the best candidate for the scholarship. Please include ‘Mo Ibrahim Scholarship’ in the subject line of the email.
The scholarship includes:
The remaining six months for the internship will be funded directly to the successful candidate by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
For more information, kindly see: MSc International Development Scholarships
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