Applications for the 2015 Centre for International Advanced and Professional
Studies (CIAPS) scholarship is currently ongoing. The CIAPS is pleased to
announce the establishment of these awards, as part of the CIAPS Scholars
schemes for 2015 entry. CIAPS is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge,
learning and understanding in the service of society.
For this scholarship scheme, we are looking for teachers and school managers
who are pursuing higher learning so that they can play a part in making their
school and society a better place.
Other professional courses offered at CIAPS in 2015 include Project Management;
Journalism; Business Administration; Banking and Finance; Senior PA and
Executive Assistant; Education.
These CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarships are part of the new CIAPS Scholars
Scholarship programmes, which will directly benefit students entering
postgraduate degree in education in 2015. There are a total of twenty (20)
scholarships available, worth a total of Five Million Naira (N5 000 000).
Every successful applicant can receive up to Three Hundred Thousand Naira
(N300,000) towards his or her tuition fees at CIAPS for the duration of the
recipient’s one-year International Postgraduate Certificate in School Management
In order to be eligible to apply students must:
• Hold a first degree of at least lower second-class standard, or higher
• Have been offered and accepted his or her offer of a place at CIAPS, 2015
International Postgraduate Certificate in School Management programme.
• Be Commonwealth citizens or be residents in a developing Commonwealth
• Refugees or people working with organisations linked with developing
Commonwealth countries are also considered.
Students will be selected on the basis of a Personal Statement and Interview. A
good personal statement must not exceed 1000 words and it will be a chance to
tell us about yourself, why you think you deserve this scholarship and how you
think it will help you serve yourself and your school once you graduate.
Step 1: Complete the CIAPS Scholarship Application Form online.
Step 2: Carefully compose your Personal Statement (remember the 1000 word
Step 3: Email your carefully composed Supporting Statement to
Only electronic copies of the Supporting Statement and Applications will be
accepted. Don’t forget to send both.
All applications should be submitted by Saturday 21 February 2015
Successful applicants will be notified of results by SMS, emails and notice posted
on CIAPS website.
For more information visit http://www.ciaps.org