The Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship is an annual award offered to students from sub-Saharan Africa. This prestigious scholarship award offers these students an opportunity to pursue their dreams of higher education at Sciences Po in France.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024-25 edition of the Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship, if you’re interested and eligible to apply, kindly check the how to apply section below, including the frequently asked questions.
About Genevieve McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation
The Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation was established in 2005 to bring to life the dreams of its founder, Geneviève McMillan (1922-2008), and to pay tribute to her friend, the artist Reba Stewart (1930-1971). This scholarship is a demonstration of Genevieve McMillan’s unwavering passion for the African continent.
Scholarships on the basis of merit have been offered by the McMillan-Stewart Foundation and the Sciences Po American Foundation since 2010.
These scholarships aim to grant access to France’s higher education system to deserving African students from sub-Saharan countries. The focus is primarily on undergraduate programs through Sciences Po’s Europe Africa program.
Eligibility Criteria for Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Scholarship
The Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Scholarship comes with certain eligibility criteria that applicants must meet to qualify, these criteria include:
- Citizenship: Applicants must be citizens of a sub-Saharan African country, reflecting the scholarship’s commitment to the region.
- Educational Background: Prospective scholars should have successfully completed their high school education in a sub-Saharan African country.
- Program Acceptance: To secure this scholarship, applicants must be accepted into Sciences Po’s undergraduate Europe-Africa program.
- Academic Excellence: This is the hallmark of this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate exceptional academic abilities to be eligible for this award
Benefits of the Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Scholarship
The Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Foundation Scholarship offers more than just academic support, All the successful candidates will receive:
- A full Tuition Fee coverage at Sciences Po for each year of their undergraduate studies.
- In addition, social criteria are also taken into account. This means that an additional grant may be awarded to assist in covering living expenses, ensuring that financial barriers are not a hindrance to education.
How to Apply for Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Scholarship 2024-25
Kindly follow the application guide below for a smooth Genevieve Mcmillan-Reba Stewart Scholarship application process:
- Applicants must begin by applying to study at Sciences Po through the undergraduate Europe Africa program. The application should be done on the Science po’s admission page at http://www.sciencespo.fr/admissions/en/content/undergraduate-international-admissions
- Applicants must include all the requested supporting documents
- Official website: https://www.sciencespo.fr/students/en/fees-funding/financial-aid/mcmillan-stewart-scholarship.html
23rd February 2024.
Is the scholarship exclusively for students from sub-Saharan Africa?
Yes, the scholarship is specifically designed for students hailing from sub-Saharan African countries.
What expenses does the scholarship cover?
Successful students receive a full tuition fee scholarship, and additional grants may be awarded to cover living expenses.
Are there any age restrictions for applying for this scholarship?
The scholarship does not have age restrictions. It focuses primarily on academic excellence and program eligibility.
Can I apply for the scholarship if I have not yet been accepted into Sciences Po’s undergraduate program?
You must be accepted into Sciences Po’s undergraduate Europe-Africa program to be eligible for the scholarship. Therefore, it’s important to complete this step first before applying for the scholarship.
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