AERC Masters Scholarships for the 2023/2024 Academic Session

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is inviting applications from interested applicants for its Masters Scholarships program for 2023/2024 Academic Session.

AERC wishes to announce the 2023/2024 Masters scholarships for applicants from Anglophone sub-Saharan African countries admitted into any of the following AERC Collaborative Masters Programme (CMAP) in Economics universities

University of MauritiusUniversity of Botswana
University of Dares Salaam, TanzaniaUniversity of Cape Coast, Ghana
University of Ghana, LegonMakerere University
Addis Ababa University, EthiopiaUniversity of Namibia
University of MalawiUniversity of Zimbabwe
University of Nairobi, Kenya

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) was established in 1988 as a public not-for-profit organization devoted to the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa. The Consortium’s mandate and strategic intent is built on the basis that sustained development in sub-Saharan Africa requires well-trained, locally based professional economists. AERC agitates the provision of capacity building in economic policy in Francophone and Anglophone African countries through provision of support in the areas of policy research and graduate training


Fully funded scholarship


To qualify AERC Masters Scholarships, applicant must:

  • Have applied and been admitted to any one of the listed CMAP universities;
  • Have attained at least a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or equivalent in Economics or related field from an accredited university; and
  • Female applicants from post-conflict and fragile states (especially the AERC Masters Bridge Programme alumni class of 2017 and 2018) are highly encouraged to apply.

Application Process

Interested applicants should upload the following documents to the AERC scholarship portal:

  • Application cover letter;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Evidence of admission at any of the universities listed above; and
  • Certified copies of transcripts and certificates.
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To apply for the AERC Masters Scholarships, click here

Deadline: May 10, 2023.

For more information on AERC Masters Scholarships, visit the official site.

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