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IAD Tuition Fellowship for masters for graduate students from sub Saharan Africa.


IAD Tuition Fellowship Award is a one-year non-renewable and non-extendable fellowship awarded on a competitive basis to graduate students from sub Saharan Africa.

Offered on an annual basis, the fellowship covers tuition and fees for one academic year, but does not cover travel, living, or other expenses associated with studying at Cornell.

Recipients of the fellowship need to show additional financial support from other sources to cover travel and living expenses, as well as tuition for additional years of study at Cornell.

Fellowship Application Eligibility Criteria:

Citizens of African countries accepted to Cornell for graduate study in any of the eleven fields of study are eligible for the award.

Good candidates from sub Saharan Africa are encouraged to apply for the fellowship award.

Africans with permanent residency or citizenship outside Africa are not eligible.

In order to get the fellowship, the applicant must first apply and get admitted to his or her field of study at Cornell.

Applicants should enclose a statement of purpose onto the application form indicating that they wish to be considered for funding from the Institute for African Development.

The Director of Graduate Study of the applicant’s field of study will nominate the applicant to the Institute’s Fellowship and Grants Committee for review and consideration.

E-mail: ciad [at] cornell.eduor

For further details, and application materials, contact: IAD Tuition Fellowship


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