Michigan State University Miriam J. Kelley Scholarship Program for African Students


Michigan State University is offering Miriam J. Kelley Scholarship for African Student. These award is for students who wishes to study a degree program in US and was created to encourage African student to study and become better part of themselves, women are strongly advised to apply for these award.

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About Michigan State University

Michigan State University is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan. MSU was founded in 1855 and served as a model for land-grant universities later created under the Morrill Act of 1862.

About Miriam J. Kelley Scholarship

Deadline: 15th July 2020

Host Institution: Michigan State University

Award to be taken in USA

Value of Award: $1,000

Award abadie for international students from Africa

Number of Award: 2

Program Level: Masters, Undergraduate PhD


  1. Applicants must be MSU African students in good academic standing. (The grant has an emphasis toward the educational enhancement of women).
  2. Applicants should be MSU students on a temporary visa.
  3. Applicants must describe the factors that suggest the likelihood of their returning to their home country.
  4. Applicants must have demonstrated capacity to achieve their educational goals and have the assertiveness to seek further opportunities to advance their education.

How To Apply : Applications may be submitted at any time, but must be presented by July 15 every year.  Send applications to: Office for International Students and Scholars, 103 International Center.  The application consists of 2 parts, a narrative and 2 supporting letters.

Part I:  Your narrative should be 3 single-spaced pages or less and should treat the following topics:

1.  General description of applicant’s educational goals and the relationship of the proposed activities to those goals, (What you will do and why, where and with whom). 3.  Budget outline detailing expected costs of the activities and other confirmed or prospective funding from university or outside sources to be received by the student during the time period of these activities.
2.  Specific purpose of the activities and the benefits likely in the short or long run to the student and the student’s home country.

Part II: Supporting letters

Two supporting letters are required, one from the applicant’s advisor or chairperson and another from a teacher of the applicant.

Read also: https://thegistnaija.com/mpower-women-stem-scholarship/

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