About the Scholarship
The ALT Scholarship Program grants full scholarships based on merit to women and men from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finances in Canada.
The ALT Scholarship has two components
- Complete a one to two year Master’s level program in public administration, public policy or public finance at a Canadian university
- Put together a comprehensive professional development plan;
- Develop a case study focusing on their home country;
- Be mentored by a Canadian expert;
- Participate in webinars and networking events
The ALT Scholarship includes:
- Return airfare (at the beginning and at the end of the program)
- Tuition fees
- Monthly living allowances and settling-in allowance
- Fixed allowance to cover purchase of books and attend conferences in Canada
- Health insurance coverage
- Fees for study permit
The ALT Scholarship Program funds studies in a Master’s degree program in public administration, public policy or public finance for a maximum period of two years (24 months). There are no other eligible programs.
During the application process you select three choices of universities and programs. You should consult the admission requirements and the program description to ensure that it meets your interest and qualifications. At this time, you do not need to apply to the university separately.
List of eligible programs