What is Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) Scholarship Program all about

This program inspires the next generation of innovators and creative thinkers to create a sustainable future for themselves and others.

This  scholarship is made for exceptional students from developing countries around the world studying in sustainable energy development.

Why apply

Recently, the need for globally-oriented practitioners and researchers is rapidly growing. This one-of-a-kind scholarship program helps the next generation of energy, climate, and electricity sector experts who will be prepared to tackle the challenges of the future.

Brief description of the scholarship

Host: ESED

Country: worldwide

Awards: up to $21,000

Nationality: Developing countries

Requirements

For you to be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Take master’s-level studies in the fields of zero-carbon energy, smart grids, electric transportation, energy storage, advanced electricity technologies, public policy, economics, law, political science, or other related fields of study.
  • Eligible candidate must be taking full-time studies for at least one full school year (two or three semesters), beginning in autumn 2020. Candidates in the second year of a two-year program are also eligible, only if they meet this requirement.
  • Applicants must be a citizen of a developing country/territory on the List of official development aid recipients identified by the Development Co-operation Directorate (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Must be committed to returning to their home country after their studies to contribute to its development
  • Must be an outstanding student:
    • Graduates with excellent grades in the top 20% of their class
    • Is committed to zero-carbon energy development
    • Has a history of community involvement
    • Is determined to advance their knowledge and understanding

Master’s Degree scholarships

GSEP will give a share of its scholarships to students having master’s studies in universities based in developing countries With the aim of assisting the developing countries in building local expertise, .

Application Procedure

The documents listed below should be provided in electronic formats.

  • Passport (photo page only) or birth certificate
  • Curriculum vitae showing your education, work experience (if applicable), awards, and participation in volunteer and/or extracurricular activities
  • Admission letter from your university program of choice
    • Upload a copy of your official letter of admission from the university. Please note that each candidate can only submit the admission letter from their top choice of university program
    • If you have not yet received a letter of admission, you can upload an acknowledgement of receipt from your university showing that you have applied for admission
    • If you receive your official admission letter after the scholarship application deadline, it is your responsibility to forward it via email to scholarship@globalelectricity.org by no later than April 17, 2020. If we do not receive your official admission letter by this date, your application will not be considered
    • If this application is for the second year of a two-year program, please include proof of enrollment, as well as a copy of the official letter of admission. These should be uploaded together in one document. 
    • If the language of your original admission letter is not English, we require a certified translation of the document which includes the name of the translator as well as a copy of the original (untranslated) letter. These should be uploaded together in one document. 
  • Program outline
    • Upload an outline of the curriculum or the courses you will be taking for your master’s program
    • If the language of the program outline is not English, we require a certified translation of the document which includes the name of the translator as well as a copy of the original (untranslated) program outline. These should be uploaded together in one document. 
  • University transcript(s)
    • Upload a copy of your complete university transcript(s) 
    • If the language of your original transcript(s) is not English, we require a certified translation of the document which includes the name of the translator as well as a copy of the original (untranslated) transcript. These should be uploaded together in one document. 
    • If this application is for the second year of a two-year master’s program, please include your transcript for your first year
  • Academic Reference Form
    • You need to provide a completed copy of the Academic Reference Form. The form must be completed in English. 
    • The form must be completed by a faculty member or professor at your current or previous university who knows your academic abilities
    • Should the referee wish to send the Academic Reference Form directly to the Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership, they can email it to scholarship@globalelectricity.org by March 6, 2020. If received, it will be indicated in the online application system after you submit your application. 

Rewards

  • Education level: Master’s-level students
  • Amount: Up to $21,000 US per year (max. two years)
  • Scholarships awarded: Six to eight annually

Application Deadline:  6th March, 2020

For detailedinformation on how to apply and more, Please Visit the Official Webpage of the Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) Scholarship Program 2020/2021

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