Scholarships for Burkina Faso Students 2016
Scholarships for Burkina Faso Students 2016

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2016 / 2017 Scholarships in Burkina Faso and Abroad

Scholarships for Burkina Faso Students 2016

Burkina Faso country is located in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometers in size. Burkina Faso is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest.  Its capital is Ouagadougou. Burkina Faso population was about 17.3 million in 2014. Burkina Faso is a multilingual country. Round about 69 languages are spoken in the country, of which about 60 are indigenous. The official language of Burkina Faso is French, which was introduced during the colonial period. In Burkina Faso Islam and Christianity are often indigenous religious beliefs. 60.5% of the population practice Islam, and that the majority belongs to Sunni branch.

Education in Burkina Faso is divided in to 3 levels like as the other countries: Primary level education, secondary and higher education level. Primary and secondary education is free in the country, and it compulsory form age 6 to 16 years old. The Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso, the University of Koudougou and the University of Ouagadougou are the three main public universities in Burkina Faso. The first private higher education school was established in 1992 in the country. There is a Private International School of Ouagadougou open to foreign nationals and Burkinabè students, which is located in Ouagadougou. There are also some other small private colleges in the capital city of Ouagadougou.

International scholarships for Burkina Faso Students 2016

International Scholarships for Burkina Faso students who want to pursue their education in foreign schools, colleges, institutes and universities. These schools, colleges and universities are offering scholarships for Burkina Faso Students on the basis of their excellent academic record and need base. There are several international scholarships provided for Burkina Faso students such as University of Koblenz-Landau Scholarships, Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TISEM) Scholarships, Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies (BTS) Scholarships , University of Westminster Scholarships, King Abdulaziz University (KAU) Scholarships, The University of Sheffield Scholarships, University of Tsukuba Scholarships and many other scholarships are given in the below link.