Embassy of Belgium & Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC) Opportunity for scholarships for PhD and Masters studies in BELGIUM
Starting in the academic year 2009-2010
The Embassy of Belgium in Dar es Salaam and BTC in collaboration with Presidents’ Office, Public Service Management in Tanzania, announce the availability of a limited number of scholarships for PhD and Masters Studies in
Belgium for the new academic year 2009-2010.
For PhD studies
Applicants must have the Tanzanian nationality and be no more than 40 years of age on 1st March 2009, have a Masters degree in a field of study to the one for which a scholarship is being requested, he/she must have completed at least two years of relevant working experience as a researcher in a university or research centre in Tanzania.
The requested PhD-research must be in line with the priority sectors (Basic Health Care, Education, HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention, Agriculture and Food Security, Public Administration, Justice, Environment and Water
Management) which foster the realisation of the Tanzania Vision and MKUKUTA.
A precise programme for the research, adjustable to its requirements must be joined and should contain at least (a) the definition of the topic, (b) the identification and official approval of the promoters in Belgium and in Tanzania and (c) a timetable of its implementation.
For Master studies
Applicants must have the Tanzanian nationality and be no more than 35 years of age on 1st May 2009, have a relevant Bachelor degree (often 4 years is required by Belgian Universities). The requested study must be related to the professional activity of the applicant and he/she must have at least two years of relevant working experience.
The requested course must be in line with the priority sectors (Basic Health Care, Education, HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention, Agriculture and Food Security, Public Administration, Justice, Environment and Water Management) which foster the realisation of the Tanzania Vision and MKUKUTA.
The University in Belgium must officially approve all applicants prior to submission of the scholarship request.
Both applications are open to people from public, and private sector as well as civil society. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants need to have the written approval of their employers.
Standard application forms can be obtained from the President’s Office, Public Service Management, Division of Human Resource Development, P.O. Box 2483, Dar Es Salaam, Tel. 2118531-4/2122908, Fax. 2125299 or on
www.estabs.go.tz or from the Embassy of Belgium, 5 Ocean Road, Dar Es Salam (email: [email protected]) or from the BTC office, 1271, Haile Selassie Road, Oysterbay, Dar Es Salaam (email: [email protected] ).
Completed and signed application forms have to be submitted with certified true copies of all educational certificates.
All applications (original application file + 1 copy) have to be submitted to the President’s Office, Public Service Management, Division of Human Resource Development P.O.Box 2483, Dar es Salaam.
The deadline for submission is 31st March 2009.
It is recommended to send a copy of the application file to the Embassy of Belgium, Ocean Road 5, P.O.
Box 9210 Dar es Salaam.