4 December 2012

Angola: U.S. Embassy Offers 14 Master's Scholarships

Luanda — The US Embassy to Angola is offering 14 two-year master's degree scholarships for Angolans in American universities, Angop learned Monday in Luanda.

The information was released at a press conference during which the culture attache of the Embassy, Beata Angélica, said those interested are invited to fill in a form in English.

They are also required to be Angolan nationals, holder of a bachelor's degree and be fluent in both written and spoken English.

The official said there are scholarships in such fields as agricultural development, banking and financing, communication and journalism, economic development, administration and educational planning, human resources development and human rights and others.

According to Beata Angélica, candidates are required to submit their applications until not later than February 2013.

The Fulbright scholarship programme for master's degree started in 1998, having so far provided training to more than 40 Angolans currently working in various fields of the country's development.

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