Scholarships for Doctoral studies at FIU – open to international students from Africa

In collaboration with FIU, the Université Aube Nouvelle is now accepting applications for doctoral studies scholarships within the Framework of FIU’s African Graduate Students Initiative (AGSI) coordinated by Dr. Lakhdar Boukerrou, Co-Director International Program at the Institute of Water and Environment.


FIU welcomes international students to join their diverse and intercultural community. More than 3800 students from over 120 countries study in over 68 undergraduate programs and 120 post-grad programs. FIU is universally recognized for its expansive research capabilities.

The Université Aube Nouvelle is a private university based in Burkina Faso with a degree of influence in Africa and internationally. Created in 1992, the Université Aube Nouvelle is one of the finest universities in West Africa. The university has two campuses, at Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso, and includes over 5000 students from over 20 nationalities. Aube Nouvelle is a member of Conseil Africain et Malagache (CAMES), l’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), l’Association des Universités Africaines (l’AUA) and the Conférence des Recteurs des Universités d’Afrique Francophone et de l’Océan Indien (CRUFAOCI).

These scholarships, of which there are 15 open positions, promote cross-cultural research and collaboration and are open to African students.

The priority fields of study include:

  • Public Administration
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Africa and African Diaspora Studies

Note: Other fields of study are still accepted with this call for applications.

Conditions of eligibility include:

  • GRE
  • Be admitted by one of the participating departments

Required application materials:

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Copies of transcript(s)
    • Bachelors transcript
    • Masters transcript
  • Copies of diploma(s)
    • Copy of Bachelors Diploma
    • Copy of Masters Diploma
  • Three (3) recommendation letters
    • By 2 professors
    • By a university authority where the student is registered
  • A copy of your passport
  • TOFEl
  • GRE



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