EAC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME TWO-YEAR FUNDED MASTERS’ OPPORTUNITY FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022 (COHORT 3)

Published on Monday 06 September, 2021 12:14:14

  1. CALL FOR APPLICATION

The General Public is hereby informed that the EAC Scholarship programme is now open for suitably qualified and interested nationals from the East African Community to apply for cohort 3 of the KfW – funded Scholarships, to pursue Master’s studies in an EAC Partner State other than their own.

Opening date: 27th August, 2021

Closing date: 17th September, 2021 not later than 17:00hrs East African Time.

Eligible applicants: Young nationals of EAC Partner states (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda)

Duration of the Scholarship: 2 years

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The minimum requirements for qualification into the Programme are:

  1. Be a national of a partner state of the East African Community;
  2. Be below 35 years of age at the time of application;
  3. Possess at least an equivalent of Upper Second-Class Honours or “Distinction” as applicable;
  4. Have obtained admission from a university in another country of the EAC Region other than their
  5. Submit a well written motivation letter in English (with not more than 500 words) elaborating on the following :
    • Demonstrates a convincing motivation for wanting to pursue the Master’s Programme
    • Adequately demonstrates the applicant’s foreseen professional engagement in EAC Integration agenda after completing the Master’s Programme.
    • Demonstrates how they expect to apply the acquired skills and knowledge from the Master’s Programme to contribute to the EAC Integration
    • Personal, professional and academic vision in the next 5 to 10 years

Note: This has to be one typed letter for each programme and converted to PDF.

 

  1. SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE

Up to 63 scholarships are available in the 2021/2022 academic year. The scholarship covers the following:

  1. Return economy air ticket between the candidate’s home and host country;
  2. University tuition fees: payable directly to the university against official invoice;
  3. Stipend: EUR 380 per month to support living expenses including housing, food, utilities, local transportation and settlement expenses;
  4. Allowances for study materials and research: EUR 1,500 one-off  allowance;
  5. Medical insurance; and
  6. Extracurricular events: at least one event per

 

  1. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
  1. A letter of motivation for applying for the scholarship (see the structure of the letter in Section 2 (e) above);
  2. A signed curriculum vitae;
  3. Certified copies of all university degree certificates and transcripts;
  4. A copy of the university Application Form and its attachments;
  5. A recent passport photograph in colour of your full head and upper shoulders;
  6. Evidence of Nationality of a Partner State in the East African Community such as copy of National Identity card/ passport/birth certificate; and
  7. Any other form of evidence required in the application form e.g. medical reports, photos and letters of reference.

Note: (i)      Applicants with academic qualifications obtained from foreign institutions must be equated by the National Council/ Commission for                      Higher Education in their respective countries.

          (ii)     Applicants with supporting documents in languages other than English are required to submit both the original and copies                                      translated to English a language by an accredited language translation provider.

 

  1. APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The application process is two-fold and each must be completed separately.

  1. Application for admission to the university:

Step 1: Identify the programme and University of your choice (see appendix that contains Eligible Programmes);

Step 2: Fill the application form for admission to the university of choice (this can be found on the university website). Ensure you pay the University application fee.

Step 3: Submit the completed university application form and its supporting documents to the university indicating that you intend to apply for the EAC Scholarship Programme.

Notes: (a) Candidates may apply to more than one University.

            (b) Candidates may apply for more than one programme; however, each programme should have its own application form and                                    attachments.

  1. Application for the EAC Scholarship:

          Step 4: Register online for the EAC scholarship at:

                        https://forms.gle/Nh36sAxUc4Vsn1ex8

          Step 5: Download the scholarship application form from the IUCEA

                        website: www.iucea.org under Scholarships and fill it.

          Step 6: Submit the filled application form in step 5 and supporting

                        documents in pdf format as one zipped folder electronically to:          

                        scholarships@iucea.org and

                        project@adroitconsultinternational.com indicating in the subject

                        line: YOUR NAME, PROGRAMME APPLIED FOR and

                        UNIVERSITY e.g. Timothy Moyo, MBA at Kayombogo University.

 

 

Issued by

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,
Government City,
Mtumba Area,
Afya Street,
University of Dodoma,
P. O. Box. 10,
40479 DODOMA.
 

APPENDIX

 

ELIGIBLE PROGRAMMES

Applicants will apply to pursue their studies in the following programmes. Please apply for a programme in a university outside your country of origin.

S/N

Programmes

Thematic Area

University

Country

   1.        

Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing    and  Automation Engineering

Engineering

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

 

Kenya

   2.        

Master of Science in Leather Technology

Technology

   3.        

Master of Science in Food Science & Technology

Technology

   4.        

Master of Science in Geothermal Energy    Technology

Technology

   5.        

Master of Science in Physics

Science

Kenyatta University

   6.        

Master of Science in Biotechnology

Science

   7.        

Master of Science in Crop Protection (Plant        Pathology)

Science

   8.        

Master of Science in Integrated Soil Fertility    Management

Science

   9.        

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics

Mathematics

 10.       

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Business Science

 11.       

Master of Business Administration with I.T

Business Science

Kibabii University

 12.       

Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Business Science

 13.       

Master of Business Administration

Business Science

 14.       

Master of Science in ICT

Informatics

 15.       

Master of Science in Meteorology

Science

University of Nairobi

 16.       

Master of Art in Microfinance

Business Science

INES-Ruhengeri

Rwanda

 17.       

Master of Science in Taxation

Business Science

 18.       

Master of Science in Conservation and Natural  Resources Management

Science

Kyambogo University

Uganda

 19.       

Master of Science in Physics

Science

 20.       

Master of Public Infrastructures Management

Business Science

Makerere University

 21.       

Master of Science in Zoology, Entomology and      Fisheries Science

Science

 22.       

Master of Science in Statistics

Business Science

 23.       

Master of Science in Technology, Innovation and Industrial Development

Technology

 24.       

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Engineering

 25.       

Master of Science in Quantitative Economics

Business Science

 26.       

Master of Science in Biology

Science

Mbarara University of Science & Technology

 27.       

Master of Science in Chemistry

Science

 28.       

Master of Science in Medical Lab science

Science

 29.       

Master of Business Management

Business Science

Moshi Co-operative University

Tanzania

 30.       

Master of Arts in Cooperative and Community Development

Business Science

 31.       

Master of Arts in Procurement and Supply Management

Business Science

 32.       

Master of Science in Irrigation Engineering and  Management

Engineering

Sokoine University of Agriculture

 33.       

Master of Science in Information Technology

Informatics

University of Dodoma

 34.       

Master of Science in Mathematics

Mathematics

 35.       

Master of Science in Chemistry

Science

 36.       

Master of Science in Petroleum Geo- Sciences

Science

 

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