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Apply for the Africa Sustainable Infrastructure Mobility (ASIM) Scholarships for African Countries

Courses Master’s and PhD

Deadline 30 June 2021

Study in Malawi, Tanzania, Nigeria and South Africa

Course starts   September / October 2021

Brief description> ASIM is the consortium of four (4) Universities (Ardhi University, Covenant University, University of Johannesburg, University of Malawi – The Polytechnic, and an EU Technical partner (Leeds Beckett University), under the European Union Commission Grant on Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme. ASIM invites suitably qualified and highly motivated applicants from Africa into its Masters and PhD degree programs as a strategy to increase the talent pool of expertise in infrastructure and to develop the capacity of African Higher Education Institution (HEI) to deliver sustainable infrastructure education.

Host Institution(s)

Ardhi University, Covenant University, University of Johannesburg and University of Malawi – The Polytechnic.

Level/Field(s) of study> Full-time Master’s or PhD degree programs in Architecture, Building Technology, Civil Engineering, Construction Economics and Management, Construction Management, Estate Management, Infrastructure Development, Project Management, Sustainable Urban Planning and Development (MSUPD), and Urban and Regional Planning (by Research).

Number of Scholarships   60

Target group

The current scholarships are targeted to young professional citizens and residents of the following countries: – Malawi, Tanzania, Nigeria and South Africa (Target group I) and from the rest of Africa (Target group II).

Scholarship value

The ASIM Scholarship will cover university tuition fees, a monthly living allowance, an economy class return ticket, and a special additional allowances for female students.

Eligibility    To be eligible for the ASIM Scholarship you must:

  • Be a citizen and resident of one of the eligible countries (Tanzania, Malawi, Nigeria or South Africa).
  • Have completed all components of an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry onto a master’s programme at one of the identified

universities by the time you submit your application. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class (3.5 GPA or its equivalent) in the relevant fields of study from any recognized University in Africa.

  • Have a minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 5.0 scale or its equivalent in MSc/MEng/MTech and a minimum GPA of 3.5 (second class upper) in the Bachelor’s degree to gain entry onto a PhD degree program.
  • You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice. You can find these on the website of the institution.
  • You have never before received any scholarship from the European Commission/Union.

Application instructions Applications for the ASIM Scholarship can only be submitted using the ASIM online application system, available through the ‘apply’ button on the ASIM Official website.

The deadline for applications is 30 JUNE 2021 at 23:59 GMT (midday). Official Scholarship Website:

It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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