Full-time campus-based master’s scholarships – for Tanzanians. DEADLINE Friday, 20 March 2015.

We are offering four scholarships for full-time master's courses to applicants from Tanzania starting in September 2015. The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses.
Applications for 2015/16 scholarships will open on Monday, 16 February 2015 and The deadline for applications is Friday, 20 March 2015.

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Scholarships are available in a wide range of subjects including Engineering, Environment, Medical and Life Sciences, and Textiles. Scholarships are not available for business and finance courses.


The master’s scholarships are aimed at academically excellent, young professionals with at least two years' post-graduation work experience. Applicants must:
  • be a resident citizen of Tanzania and have not previously studied abroad;
  • hold a first or upper second class undergraduate degree;
  • have a minimum of two years' relevant work experience;
  • be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate his/her potential to make a positive impact on the future of Tanzania;
  • have achieved a grade C in English Language at Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education level; or, have a minimum IELTS result of 6.5.

How to apply

Applications for 2015/16 will open  on Monday, 16 February 2015.
It is not necessary to have an offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. Please do not apply online for academic admission.
The deadline for applications is Friday, 20 March 2015.
Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to notify unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us by early May, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.



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