2018 Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) Masters Scholarship Program


Application Deadline: March 9, 2018


The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) is offering scholarships for the Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) for a Master’s Degree in the energy and electricity sector. The scholarship program inspires the next generation of innovators and thinkers to create a sustainable future. This one-of-a-kind scholarship program fosters the next generation of energy, climate, and electricity sector specialists who will be prepared to tackle the challenges of the future.

Are you or will you be an exceptional master’s student? Studying in sustainable energy? Are you from a developing country? If so, you could be eligible for this scholarship.

The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) is a non-profit group of international electricity companies promoting sustainable energy development worldwide.


  • Each scholarship has a value of up to $23,000 US per year (maximum of two years).
  • Up to ten scholarships are awarded annually


To be eligible for this scholarship, prospective applicants must:

  • Undertake master’s-level studies in sustainable energy development
  • Be a citizen of a developing country/territory on the List here.
  • Be committed to returning to their home country/territory after their studies to contribute to its development
  • Be an outstanding student
    • Graduates with excellent grades in the top 20% of their class
    • Is committed to sustainable energy development
    • Has a history of community involvement
    • Is determined to advance their knowledge and understanding

The scholarship is tenable at any university. However, in order to be eligible for the scholarship, your program must focus on sustainable energy development, renewable energy and/or the power sector.


You must provide an electronic copy of all the documents listed below.

  • Passport (photo page only) or birth certificate
  • 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
    • If you have not yet received a letter of admission, you can upload an acknowledgement of receipt from your university showing that you have applied for admission
    • If you receive your official admission letter after the scholarship application deadline, it is your responsibility to forward it via email to scholarship@globalelectricity.org by no later than April 20, 2018. If we do not receive your official admission letter by this date, your application will not be considered
    • If this application is for the second year of a two-year program, please include proof of enrolment
  • Program outline
    • Upload an outline of the curriculum or the courses you will be taking for your master’s program
  • University transcript(s)
  • Academic Reference Form
  • Academic or personal reference letter

 online application

 Visit ESED Masters Scholarship Program. for more information.

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