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APPLY: 2022 African Society of Cambridge University Mentorship Program for African Applicants

The African Society of Cambridge University Mentorship Program is currently open for interested and qualified applicants willing to study at the prestigious Cambridge University.

The main aim of CAMP is to increase the application and success rate of African postgraduate applicants coming to Cambridge. African Students will be offered free resources, mentorship support and mock interviews required to secure fully-funded admissions into the Cambridge University.

Being one of the most prestigious universities in the world, the students attain qualifications from Cambridge are most sought after by the employers in every field. So, a degree from Cambridge holds great value in the market. Cambridge University is home to one of the largest library and museum in the world.

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Scholarship Details:

The Cambridge University African Students Mentorship Programme (CAMP), formally known as the ASCU Mentorship Programme is an initiative owned and organised by the African Society of Cambridge University that aims to provide general guidance and support on the postgraduate application process for Africans applying to the University of Cambridge.

CAMP is the first University of Cambridge African students-led institutionalized mentorship programme for Africans, that provides financial support for application fees as needed. The structured programme will be run from August 2022 to December 2022 and will include one-to-one mentorship support with a matched member of the university. Further support will be provided for mentees with successful Cambridge applications.

The main aim of CAMP is to increase the application and success rate of African postgraduate applicants coming to Cambridge. We found that African students only make up about 2% of the full-time new entrant international student population enrolled at Cambridge. African applicants face multiple barriers to entry such as:

  • Knowledge gap about important aspects of the Cambridge application
  • Difficulty in obtaining strong reference letters
  • High cost of application fees and English language proficiency test fees

ASCU has proposed a structured mentorship programme to provide general guidance and support on the application process for applicants from Africa. CAMP would provide:

  • General session webinars to discuss tips on how to identify and contact a supervisor, and how to write strong personal statements and research proposals
  • One-to-one mentorship support with a matched Cambridge student, alum or staff member
  • Financial support for application fees for mentees with demonstrated hardship
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Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the mentorship programme, you :

  • Must be from the African continent and/or the African diaspora.
  • Must exhibit academic excellence

Women, people living in conflict zones in Africa and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.


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Scholarship Duration and Reward

  • Free resources for completing all steps of the application process – contacting supervisors, references, CVs, personal statements, project proposals and funding
  • Weekly one-to-one support and feedback sessions on your application from people who have gone through the exact same process
  • Mock interviews
  • Limited need-based financial support covering the application fee
  • Progress reports to keep you on track
  • Information on Cambridge life
  • A network of inspiring students from all over the continent

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • CV
  • Personal details, academic background and research experience, financial information and other information.

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should click on the button below to commence your application.

For more information please contact ascumentorship@gmail.com

Deadline: July 1, 2022

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