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The EU-ECOWAS Scholarship programme provides scholarships for masters’ degrees in the sustainable energy sector at specialised universities in West Africa (Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo) for the benefit of eligible students from ECOWAS member states involved in the energy sector.

The programme aims to improve access to high-quality training in the sustainable energy sector in West Africa, enabling university graduates with a focus on young professionals (English, French and Portuguese speaking) in the ECOWAS member states to acquire the profile required to meet the growing demand for specialists at the highest level in the field of sustainable energy and to promote good governance of the sector in the region.

Selection criteria

The EU-ECOWAS Scholarship application form collects responses from applicants who are interested to complete a master’s programme in the energy sector from shortlisted universities. The scholarship selection process will analyse the information collected through the application form against the following criteria:

Be nationals of a member state of ECOWAS or Mauritania and being resident in ECOWAS’ region or Mauritania
Have at least a bachelor’s degree with First Class or Second Class (Upper Division)
Have undertaken studies at least at bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, energy and environment (including renewable energy and energy efficiency), law, economics, finance and planning as deemed by the entry requirements of the chosen university
Work experience in the energy sector in West Africa will be an added advantage
Hold (at least) provisional admission into an approved course of study at the time of scholarship approval
Scholarship is open to working and non-working candidates. Working candidates are required to provide letter of release from their employer to complete the course for the duration of the programme
Commitment to publish at least 1 practice-oriented research before the end of the programme
Commitment to start internships within the course of study.

Cote d’Ivoire

Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INPHB)
Course available:

Specialised Master’s in Renewable Energies (Mastère Spécialisé en Energies Renouvelables)


Universite de Lome

Courses available:

Research master’s in advanced Materials for Electricity (Master recherche en matériaux avancés pour l’électricité)
Professional Engineer master’s in electrical engineering (Master ingénieur professionnel en ingénierie électrique)
Research Engineer master’s in electrical engineering (Master ingénieur recherche en ingénierie électrique)
Application Procedure
Successful applicants will be required to provide the following documents for validation:

Identification cards such as an international passport or a national identity card
Proof of residency in an ECOWAS country or Mauritania
A copy of the provisional admission letter from a shortlisted university
Academic transcripts or certificate obtained, and
Any other documents to validate information provided in the application form.
Contact [email protected]

Application Deadline: September 23, 2022

For More Information:

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