For individuals in Africa driven by a passion to excel in the realms of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI), the E-JUST TICAD8 African Scholarships for STI offer an extraordinary avenue for career advancement. This program, developed through a collaborative effort between the Egyptian government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is meticulously crafted to foster top-tier human resources for the emerging African STI network and beyond.

This initiative serves as a testament to the commitment of both the Egyptian government and JICA to contribute significantly to the development and enrichment of African talent in the critical fields of Science, Technology, and Innovation. By providing comprehensive scholarships for M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs, this opportunity empowers passionate individuals to pursue advanced education and research, ultimately contributing to the technological and innovative landscape not only in their home countries but across the continent.

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Beyond the financial support, the E-JUST TICAD8 African Scholarships for STI create a conducive environment for academic and professional growth. Scholars will have the privilege of engaging with cutting-edge research, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse community of fellow scholars, fostering a collaborative and enriching learning experience.

As an integral part of the TICAD8 framework, this scholarship program aligns with the broader vision of fostering sustainable development in Africa through enhanced capacities in Science, Technology, and Innovation. Successful applicants will not only receive educational support but will also become integral contributors to the collaborative efforts aimed at advancing the knowledge landscape and driving positive change within the African STI sector.

In essence, this scholarship initiative stands as a gateway for passionate individuals in Africa to shape their futures, contribute to the progress of their communities, and play pivotal roles in the dynamic field of Science, Technology, and Innovation. Aspiring candidates are encouraged to seize this unique opportunity and embark on a transformative journey that goes beyond individual growth, influencing the trajectory of innovation and development across the continent.

Scholarships for M.Sc. and Ph.D. Programs in Science and Engineering

Fields of Study: Aspiring individuals seeking M.Sc. or Ph.D. degrees in Science or Engineering can apply for scholarships provided by E-JUST TICAD8.

Scholarship Slots: Approximately 20 M.Sc. and 42 Ph.D. scholarships are available for the Fall 2024 intake.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicant Profile: Ideal candidates are researchers or instructors in Science or Engineering, displaying the potential to make substantial contributions to their respective fields.

Nationality: Applicants must be nationals of an African country, excluding Egypt.

Residence: A current home address in an African country is a prerequisite.

Military Service: Applicants must not be active military personnel.

Commitment to Return: Preference is given to applicants committed to continuing their professional roles in their home countries after completing studies at E-JUST.

Scholarship Benefits

The E-JUST TICAD8 scholarship is fully funded and covers:

Tuition fees
Monthly stipend
Medical care
International flight fare (round-trip tickets)
Study Duration and Terms:

For M.Sc. Degree: The program can be completed in a maximum of three academic years, with the possibility of graduating in two years.

For Ph.D. Degree: A maximum of five academic years is allowed for completion, with the possibility of graduating in three years.

Scholarship Term: The term depends on the pursued degree and includes six months of preparatory courses if necessary.

Student Commitment: Scholarship recipients must dedicate themselves full-time to their studies and research at E-JUST and are not permitted to work elsewhere during the scholarship period.

Application Process and Timeline for E-JUST TICAD8 African Scholarships:

  1. Submission Period: November 8, 2023 – February 10, 2024.
  2. Primary Screening Announcement: March 14, 2024.
  3. Interview and Exams: March 24 – March 28, 2024.
  4. Result Announcement: April 30, 2024.
  5. Certificate Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024.
  6. Arrival in E-JUST: September 14, 2024.
  7. Medical Check-up and Orientation: Dates to be determined.
  8. Start of Lectures: September 24, 2024.


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