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Call for application for Scholarship - Vocational Centre for International Development-VCID


Call for application for Scholarship


The Vocational Centre for International Development-VCID, Yaoundé Centre is announcing to the general public that the first edition of the VCID Foundation Partial Scholarship has been launched. The 2019 VCID Foundation scholarship targets young people with interest and passion for vocational education and training but face significant barriers in pursuing their passion. It is also in honor of late Professor Judith Schwartz, a matron and technical adviser to VCID.


About the Vocational Centre for International Development-VCID


The Vocational Centre for International Development (VCID), a private intensive professional training center, is one of Cameroon’s leading skill-based pitch offering project management and technical and vocational qualifications to a cross section of people including school leavers, graduates and employers. VCID is a Centre of excellence for research and for progressive development of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Africa. VCID was founded in 2015 and officially authorized in 2017 by the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training to champion and revitalize policy, research and practice in the world of TVET.  VCID is a member of the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA).


The Award


The Vocational Centre for International Development will award ten (10) partial scholarships to young people interested in pursuing technical vocational education and training at the Yaoundé Centre, located at Carrefour Simbock, Immeuble Kolon Rene; Pharmacie de Simbock. The award is 50% of the full amount of the tuition fees for the program applicants are enrolling in. Female Internally Displaced Persons are particularly encouraged to apply.


Full tuition

-          Level 1 Fashion Design and Clothing Industry = 90,000FCFA

-          Level 2 Fashion Design and Clothing Industry = 150,000FCFA

-          Level 3 Fashion Design and Clothing Industry = 200,000FCFA

-          Hairdressing and Barbing studies = 100,000FCFA

Area of Studies

The following fields are eligible for the scholarship;

-          Fashion design and clothing Industry ( 6 places available for scholarship)

-          Hair dressing, Beauty and make up studies ( 2 places available for scholarship)

-          Barbing studies ( 2 places available for scholarship)

Candidates are to be assessed against the following criteria:

Ø  be able to use their studies and experience to benefit themselves, their country and VCID

Ø  be capable of successfully undertaking and completing their proposed course

Ø  show proof of inability to fully cover the tuition

NB: Application MUST be in English Language

Who is eligible to apply?

1.      Applicants must be aged 15 years and above at the time of application.

2.      Applicant must be show need for financial support

3.      Candidate should be able to read and write in English (will be tested)

4.      Must have completed at least Primary Education

5.      Must be a national of Cameroon

How to apply


To apply, submit a completed scholarship application form obtainable from VCID and four (4) identical passport pictures.


NB: Only the above documents are needed at the first stage. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be required to submit copies of their birth certificate and all academic certificate(s).

Applications can be submitted online or directly at our Annex Centre, Yaoundé, Carrefour Simbock, Immeuble Kolon Rene. Applications can be submitted as an attachment online to register@vcidafrica.org with subject line for the email; appNAME for the application form E.g.: candidate named KONYUY Pauletta would have her files as: appKONYUY

Application deadline: Friday 25th February 2019 at 5pm prompt. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

For more information, Call (+ 237) 243-851-879 / 651-562-960 or send an email to enquiries@vcidafrica.org