Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED)

Awarded By: Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership
Updated on Jan 17, 2024
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters
Deadline: Feb 22, 2024
Amount: USD 10,000
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Scholarship Overview

The Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship program inspires the next generation of innovators and thinkers to create a sustainable future. The scholars are exceptional students from developing countries studying in sustainable energy development.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, Masters Diploma, Masters Certificate
  • The scholarship is available to students who enrolled in masters-level studies in the fields of zero-carbon energy, smart grids, electric transportation, energy storage, advanced electricity technologies, public policy, economics, law, political science, or other relevant fields

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 10,000 => Rs 8,29,400
Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.35 (last updated 7th December 2023)
Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ? Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, Armenia, Fiji, China, Ukraine, Philippines, Bangladesh, Nepal, Georgia, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Application Process for this scholarship:Applicants must provide an electronic copy of all the documents listed below If the language of your original documents is not English, they require a certified translation of the document including the name of the translator as well as a copy of the original (untranslated) document :

  • Passport (photo page only) or birth certificate demonstrating citizenship of a developing country
  • Curriculum vitae detailing your education, work experience (if applicable), awards, and participation in volunteer and/or extracurricular activities
  • Admission letter from your university program of choice Please note that each applicant can only submit the admission letter from their top choice of university program
  • If this application is for the second year of a two-year program, please include proof of enrollment, as well as a copy of the official letter of admission These should be uploaded together in a single document
  • A course outline of your intended master’s program (PDF file or link)
  • All previous university transcripts
  • If this application is for the second year of a two-year master’s program, please include your transcript for your first year
  • Two reference letters or forms:
  • At least one of the references must be from an Academic referee An academic referee must be a faculty member or professor at your current or previous university who knows your academic abilities You need to provide a completed copy of the Academic Reference Form The form must be completed in English and signed by the referee
  • The second referee may either be another Academic referree (as detailed above) or a personal referee A personal referee should be a person (eg employer, supervisor, mentor, coach) who can discuss other personal qualities or interests that make you specially qualified to receive the scholarship This referee cannot be a family member Should you go with the Personal referee, the reference letter must be on official letterhead, written in English, and must be dated and signed by the referee Please make sure that the referee includes your full name in their letter

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Official Transcripts Required
CV Required

Scholarship Application:This scholarship needs a separate external application.
Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline Not Available
Faq Link:
Contact Number: 1 514-392-8876

Additional Information

Scholarship Eligibility

Scholarship EligibilityTo be eligible for this scholarship, prospective applicants must:

  • Undertake master’s-level studies in a field related to sustainable energy development
  • Pursue full-time studies for at least one full school year (two or three semesters)
  • Be a citizen of a developing country on the list of official development aid recipients identified by the Development Assistance Committee of the OECD
  • Be committed to contributing to their home country’s development after their studies
  • Be an outstanding student:
    • Excellent grades in the top 20% of their class
    • Committed to zero-carbon energy development
    • History of community involvement
    • Determined to advance their knowledge and understanding

    Special RestrictionsApplicants must be committed to returning to their home country after their studies to contribute to its developmentExams Details

    Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
    12 Required
    UG Required

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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their bachelor’s education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time