Thanks to this program, 235 African female students from 37 different countries will be able to follow an online course in a wide range of fields completely free of charge. The grantees must have received a notice in their inbox (do not forget to check it!).
Our Foundation congratulates you and encourages you to make the most of this training opportunity!
The admission of applications is CLOSED.
With the support of the Department of Economy, Knowledge and Employment of the Government of the Canary Islands, the Women for Africa Foundation is launching, for the second year, an online scholarship program with the aim of offering new learning opportunities to African women and, especially, to Spanish-speakers or with a high level of Spanish, since most of the studies are taught in this language.
The 2022 call includes a wide variety of courses in different subjects, including language courses, short university courses and specialized courses designed by the Universities of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and La Laguna, and their foundations, Fundación Canaria Universitaria de la Universidad de Las Palmas and Fundación Canaria General of the University of La Laguna, as well as by the Technological Institute of the Canary Islands (ITC).
All of them will be taken online and will be delivered between August and December 2022.
Places are limited, so only one application per person is allowed. Hurry up and don’t run out of your scholarship!
The application deadline has been extended for those scholarships that have not yet been filled. The registration period will remain open until July 17, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (Madrid).
Only applications submitted through the website will be accepted.
To apply for a scholarship you will need to attach the following documents:
Through this call, language courses, short university courses and specialized courses are offered. Remember that all of them will be taken online.
Bear in mind that a high level of the language in which the courses are taught (Spanish, English or French) is required.
The final outcome will be published at the end of July on our website (www.mujeresporafrica.es). Only selected candidates will be personally contacted.
To apply for Learn Africa Canarias scholarships you NEED to register on the platform. The procedure to register is the same as in previous editions, below you can find an explanatory video. If you are already registered, you can use the same username.
Have a look at the available scholarships and click on the button “Apply”. A form will be shown and you will have to fill in all your details and attach the requested documents. We suggest you read the form in detail and have all the information/documents prepared before completing it. In the form, you must select a single course.
Important: before submitting your application form, please check all the information you input. Once the application has been submitted, it CANNOT be further modified.
A committee of evaluators from the “Women for Africa Foundation” and the Canarias Islands Government will conduct a first evaluation of all the applications on the basis of the documents received.
Specifically, the following documents will be taken into account:
The final selection will be agreed upon with each of the partner universities and the results will be personally communicated to each of the selected candidates.
The final outcome will not be personally communicated to unsuccessful candidates.
Once the selected candidates have been informed, they will have seven working days to accept the scholarship. Failure to express acceptance within the established period implies the loss of the scholarship and its reassignment to the next candidate according to the order established in the selection process.
Once the online studies have been completed, beneficiaries agree to:
Selected candidates will be informed personally through email.
Unsuccessful candidates will not.
The final outcome of the process will be published on our website (www.mujeresporafrica.es) at the end of July.
No, we won’t. You should check regularly our website (www.mujeresporafrica.es), where we will publish the final result of the process in July.
No, you can’t. When you decide to apply for the scholarship, make sure you have all the necessary documents to attach ready.
You will receive a confirmation email. Make sure you check all your email folders, including the spam one.
You don’t have to do anything, just wait for the final outcome.
If you are selected, you will be contacted personally through email and, subsequently, the results will be published on our website.
These scholarships cover tuition, academic fees and the issuance of the certificate obtained.
You must have a properly configured computer equipment and operating system to follow the online course, including Internet connection, web browser, operating system, desktop applications, webcam, Zoom/Microsoft Teams applications, etc.
It depends on the scholarship you apply for. You should check the dates of each course. Some courses will be taught throughout the year and a specific start date will not be indicated, as they will be launched when a minimum group of students is formed.
Yes, the scholarships change every year and so do their requirements. We encourage you to apply for the scholarship you like the most.
Yes, you can send your application in new calls even though you have already benefitted from one our our scholarships in the past.
No, only applications received through the website will be evaluated.
If you have any questions or you need any additional information, please contact the Foundation at:
Remember that you can check the “Frequently asked questions” section where your questions could be already answered.
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