2016/2017 Georgetown University Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) Scholarships for study in the USA

Application Deadline: January 15th 2017

As of Fall 2014, the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University began offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa.

MSFS is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Students will take courses in international relations, international trade, international finance, statistics and analytical tools, and history. In addition, students choose an area of concentration such as Global Politics and Security, International Development, or Global Business and Finance.


Special consideration will be given to applicants from:

  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
  • South Africa

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit all required application materials (online application, personal statement, official transcripts and test scores, letters of recommendation). The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the student’s application in the admissions process.

Application Requirements:

Application requirements include:

  • A completed undergraduate degree from an accredited university and a strong academic record;
  • One set of standardized test scores: TOEFL/IELTS or GRE/GMAT (for more information on which test applicants need to take, visit http://msfs.georgetown.edu/admissions/faq#standardized);
  • Completion of a course in microeconomics and a course in macroeconomics, or ability to complete both courses before August 1 of their matriculating year;
  • Professional work experience, ideally in a field related to their future professional goals. Students have an average of four years of work experience prior to joining MSFS.

For complete information on required application items, please visit http://msfs.georgetown.edu/admissions/howtoapply.

or more information on the academic program, visit http://msfs.georgetown.edu. For information on how to apply, visit http://msfs.georgetown.edu/admissions.

For More More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016/2017 Georgetown University Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) Scholarships for study in the USA


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