Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Kenya
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Participating Institutions
  • Funded by: African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters
  • Scholarship Amount: N/S
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 15 May, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

Full scholarship.


To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Successfully apply and gain admission to one of the universities associated with the CMAP program;
  • Achieve a minimum academic standing of Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent in Economics or a related field from a recognized university;
  • Female applicants and those from post-conflict and fragile states are given special consideration and are strongly urged to apply.

How to apply

Interested applicants should take the following steps to apply for the scholarship: 

Submit their admission applications directly to the relevant universities. Detailed application procedures can be found on the respective university’s website.

Once an admission letter has been obtained from one of the specified universities, applicants are required to upload the following documents to the AERC scholarship portal at

Application cover letter;

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Proof of admission from one of the listed universities;
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates.

Additional Information

AERC (African Economic Research Consortium) actively promotes capacity building in economic policy within both Francophone and Anglophone African countries by offering support in key areas such as policy research and graduate-level training.

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