We are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for 6 competent African international students who would like to pursue the 3-year Honors Bachelor’s degree in Peace-Building and Development (See the programme description attached).The selected applicant will be requested to join the program from the new academic year that will start in mid-October, 2023.

This scholarship programme aims to provide young people from African countries, especially but not limited to those in the Great Lakes Region, with high quality training in peace-building and development, thereby fostering a network of peace-builders across national boundaries.

The recipient of the scholarship will be exempted from payment of annual registration and tuition fees for 3 years as well as internship and dissertation fees, and also be entitled to basic health insurance coverage. Travel and living costs in Huye must be covered by the student or his/her own sponsor rather than PIASS. Estimated minimum on-campus living costs for one academic year are approximately USD 500 for a student.

Application requirements

The successful applicants must:

v  be not more than 30 years of age

v  have completed high school education with at least two principal passes or equivalent results

v  demonstrate a proven track record of engaging in peace and development related activities

The applicant is required to submit all the following documents compiled in one PDF document:

v  Filled PIASS application form (Please request [email protected] to send you an application form. Application fees are not required.)

v  Notarized copy of national examination certificate

v  Copies of secondary school transcripts (the last 3 years)

v  Copies of other training certificates/diplomas (if any)

v  Copy of passport or National ID

v  Letter of motivation written in English by the applicant him/herself

v  Two recommendation letters written in English or French

Application deadline: August 20, 2023

The application and any inquiry should be emailed to [email protected] and [email protected]

Sincerely yours,