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2017 Tana Forum University Essay Competition For African Students – Ethiopia

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Are you an African youth who loves writing? Are you concerned about peace and security in the African Continent?  If yes, then you should participate in this Essay competition.

This essay completion is organized by Tana forum Secretariat in Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. The Tana Forum 2017 theme, “Natural Resource Governance in Africa” is intended to stimulate a debate on the reasons why Africa’s security challenges are attracting substantial global attention whereas the continent’s own experience and articulation of its issues has yet to obtain commensurate global recognition, acceptance and significance.

Eligible Country: African Countries.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • Be Africans and reside in an African country.
  • Must be Master’s or PhD students from the Social Science/Humanities/Political Science/ International Relations field in one of the under-listed universities.
  • Be willing to travel.
  • Be fit.

Value of Scholarship: The authors of the top three essays will be flown to the host city of the 2017 Tana High Level Forum, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (April 22-23), during which the best writer will be invited to make an oral presentation of her/his essay to all the participants at the Forum including African Heads of States and other African dignitaries and officials from international organisations.

How To Apply: Interested applicants should email their essay with their name, age, university, academic degree (MA, PhD.), country of origin, and contact information (email address, telephone number) to: Lettie Longwe ([email protected]) and copy Beza Degefa ([email protected]).

Application Deadline: The application deadline for this essay competition is on 11:59 pm EST on Tuesday 31 January, 2017.

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