Association Of African Universities Offers Grant For Student Internships


The Association of African Universities (AAU) has intensified its advocacy for students from African universities to acquire employable skills for the world of work upon graduation from their universities. Through financial assistance from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), the AAU has secured some funds to offer small grants of up to US$2,000 per person for graduate internships for its member university.

Association of African Universities Offers Grant for 2014 Student Internships


Grant applicants should be students pursuing post-graduate degree programmes in their penultimate year of study in the following fields: Physical Sciences, Engineering, Energy, Water and Sanitation, Economics. Applicants shall commit to undertake an internship programme for a period between twelve (12) and twenty-four (24 weeks). 

Applications should be supported with an authorisation note from the Head of Department of the applicant’s university. Applications should also have an official notification letter from the establishment hosting the intern showing their consent to admit the applicant for the intended duration. 

Visit for more information.  Interested applicants should submit their letters of intent in soft copy not later than Monday, 30th June, 2014

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