What is the purpose of the ESED scholarship?
The purpose of the ESED scholarship is to support outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject.
The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership considers an outstanding student to be one who:
•graduates with excellent grades in the top 20% of her/his class
•is determined to advance her/his knowledge and understanding
•has a history of community involvement
•is committed to sustainable energy
•is committed to return and contribute to her/his home country
Who is eligible?
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must
•plan to undertake studies at the Masters level in areas directly related to sustainable energy development
•be citizens of the developing countries and territories identified for OECD official development aid in the DAC List of ODA Recipients
What are the levels of financial assistance and the duration of the scholarships?
Scholarships of US$ 23,000 per year for up to two years are offered for Masters level students. Up to ten Masters scholarships will be awarded annually.
How can I apply?
Information and the application form can be obtained online by clicking on this link to the Application Forms page at http://www.globalelectricity.org/en/index.jsp?numPage=79