Pan-African Full Graduate Scholarship In Mathematics


African students interested in pursuing graduate studies in mathematics are invited to apply for a full scholarship. The funding is provided by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences. The deadline is on Wednesday 31st March 2021.

Mathematics student
Opportunity of full graduate scholarship in mathematics

Established in 2003, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is Africa’s first and largest network of centres of excellence for innovative post-graduate training in mathematics.

They enable Africa’s youth to shape the continent’s future through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, public engagement and research.

There are five centres of excellence in South Africa, Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon and Rwanda.

The AIMS Structured Master’s Programme in mathematics runs over the period of three semesters. Upon completion, candidates gain a set of problem-solving skills which include estimation, computation, approximation, modelling, data analysis, and statistics.

Classes are taught by renowned African and international teachers and supported by a team of resident tutors. Students and teachers cohabit in a permanent learning environment.

Programmes put great great emphasis on computing with 24-hour access to computer rooms and the internet.

No registration fees are required for the candidates selected for the Master’s degree.

Full scholarships covering tuition, accommodation, meals and travel expenses are awarded to successful applicants.

The deadline is on Wednesday 31st March 2021.


Main Criteria

  • Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree in mathematics or any other science/engineering discipline with a significant mathematics component.
  • Candidate records must demonstrate strong mathematics, leadership and community service skills.
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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