SFAR Scholarships Rwanda

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The Students Financing Agency of Rwanda (SFAR), the government body charged with securing finances for students seeking to pursue higher education in different National and International institutions. SFAR approves financial help to students who excel academically in different subjects and also for those who pass with satisfaction acquire loans in which the Government finances 75 percent or 50 percent of the loan.

Scholarship Title: SFAR Scholarships Rwanda, Cooperation scholarships (Bilateral, Multilateral, Universities, etc)
Scholarship Provider: Student Financing Agency for Rwanda (SFAR)
Nationality: Rwanda
About SFAR: Student Financing Agency for Rwanda (SFAR) is a semi-autonomous agency with overall responsibility for implementing and managing all student financing schemes in Rwanda. SFAR approves financial help to students who excel academically in different subjects and also for those who pass with satisfaction acquire loans in which the Government finances 75 percent or 50 percent of the loan.

Types of Scholarships Available:

#. Full scholarships with no Government of Rwanda supplement
#. Full scholarships but the Government of Rwanda offers a supplement
#. Partial scholarships (Government of Rwanda covers part)
#. Rwandans allowed to pay as nationals in tuition

SFAR Scholarship Application Process:

Cooperation scholarships are channeled through MINAFFET, MINEDUC then to SFAR for processing. Announcements are made on the SFAR website (www.sfar.gov.rw), radio and sometimes in newspapers. Interested candidates submit their applications to SFAR. Sometimes letters are sent to different institutions for nomination of candidates.

SFAR Scholarship Selection Process

Very often, the selection is done jointly between SFAR and those who offer the scholarships. However, SFAR is sometimes requested to do it unilaterally.

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