These scholarships give talented, motivated and broadly interested students from Sub-Saharan Africa the opportunity to study at the Delft University of Technology. The Global Initiative aims to support capacity building in the Global South and to advance future leadership focusing on sustainable global development. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a guiding principle for the TU Delft.
TU Delft | Global Initiative offers four Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships every year. From the students we expect that they are willing to act as our ambassadors during their studies and after graduation.
Number of scholarships
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South-Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Excellent international applicants (conditionally) admitted to one of the 2-year Regular TU Delft’s MSc programmes.
With a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 80 percent or higher of the scale maximum in the bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university outside The Netherlands.
1 December 2018 (23:59 CET)
Extent of Scholarship
€25.000 per year for Sub-Saharan students, which includes:
Full tuition fees for a TU Delft MSc programme based on the statutory fee or institutional rate, according to the registered nationality, AND contribution for the living expenses.
Membership to the Scholarship club giving access to personal development, workshops, seminars, etc.
A MSc thesis topic which relates to the Sustainable Development Goals and TU Delft | Global Initiative.
Be our ambassador for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Check if you’re eligible for this scholarship
Complete your MSc application (check the admission requirements)
In addition to all the regular documents for a MSc programme application:
Upload the Scholarship Application Form
Upload two reference letters (in one PDF document, check admission requirements)
Please note that Non EU students must include their English test with their application (if required). EU students can submit this document in a later stage according to the Admission instructions.
Only students meeting this deadline who have been (conditionally) admitted to one of the MSc programmes of TU Delft could be considered for these scholarships.
Only students who have been granted a scholarship will be informed by TU Delft via email by begin March 2019
Receiving the scholarship is conditional on the student fulfilling all admission criteria.