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20 comments

  1. Onyiriuka Nnamd Vincent says:

    I’m Onyiriuka Vincent from Nigeria.Although i don’t have any degree but i still want to apply.i’m 22yrs of age.i live with my poor parents.since i was young i have been aspiring to become a Neurosurgeon,so that is why i have been searching for scholarships abroad.Please i would be glad if you grant such opportunity.
    please you can help me as a brother by sending to me website of any organisation or University abroad that is giving out scholarships to students who wants to study either Medicine or Nursing.please you can help me by making my dream come true.thank you very much.

  2. denis mteremko says:

    I am currently pursuing a BSc in molecular Biology and Biotechnology-a three years degree program.Now I am in my third and last year.I have only a single semester remaining ahead before I complete my degree. I would like to study masters in medical biotechnology fields, biomedical sciences,genetics or business administration.I request you to give me information on how I can apply for a master’s degree in advance so that I complete my first degree, I know exactly where I am heading to.

  3. abdalla gudi says:

    abdalla gudi on January 19th, 2009 9:04 am abdalla gudi graduated in july07, 2005 in applied biology and i have three working year experiences and i am ethiopian .As your university is known in rendering valuable contribution in training students of poor nation like ethiopia, I beg you to offer me scholarship in your university in the field of biology or agricultural related fields, at master or postgraduate level.

    Therefore, I’d be very happy if you could direct me the way I can access to scholarship in your university. Would you please send me any reliable information about the application rules ?

    Thank you for your kind co-operation and early response.

    With Best Regards.
    abdalla gudi.

  4. Adimasu W/senbet says:

    my name Adimasu W/senbet, I am from Ethiopia I have BSc degree in natural resources management now I am looking for masters degree in related filed. I have cumulative GPA 3.74 currently Iam working as an instructor in a college.
    I am very happy if Igot scholarship in your country
    I would like to THank you in advance

  5. my name is Gobena Gudeta I’m learning in Adama univeristy
    department of Information science.I’m a second year student.
    therefore I’m a highly requesting you to give me a free scholarship at your interested university after my graduation in 2011(2002 e.c).thank you. I mean in masters

  6. my name is Gobena Gudeta I’m learning in Adama univeristy
    department of Information science.I’m a second year student.
    therefore I’m a highly requesting you to give me a free scholarship at your interested university after my graduation in 2011(2002 e.c).thank you.

  7. Birhanu Desalegn Mihretie says:

    Dear,
    Let me introduce you myself first. My name is Birhanu Desalegn Mihretie who graduated from Jimma University Faculty of law, Ethiopia in LL.B (first degree in law) on 05 July 2007. Now I am working & giving the public service in the Ministry of Transport & Communications as a legal expert starting from December 11 2007 to date. My responsibilities among others is; drafting laws & contract documents, giving consultancy service to the ministry works, representing the ministry when it is sued & sues,& conducting various legal researches concerning the institution. To deliver & perform my responsibility fully to the rate that my country expected & to participate in the development endeavors of my country by making myself part of the solution I need further education. Hence it is my firm motive to study my LL.M (second degree in law)

    Though I am interested & able to learn I can’t do this because of my incapacity to pay for the program as I am from Ethiopia which is one from the least developed countries. As a result of this I am forced to turn my face to the international scholarship programs both for my learning as well as living expenses. So I want yours Scholarship Administrator consideration to that effect by stretching its hands to the question I posed. . So, please if you can, inform me the requirements or eligibility criteria’s for such scholarship that I have requested, dates when to be opened for application, and any tasks that I am expected to fulfill to be eligible for it. If you can again I want you to give me any constructive advice as a brother personally on how to proceed to get international scholarship on LL.M (second degree in law) program even by giving the website that I can proceed for.

    I have a great motive to up grade my self & to function well fully to the expected rate of my country.

    Yours,
    Applicant Birhanu Desalegn Mihretie
    Legal Expert in the Ministry of Transport & Communications
    P.O.Box 12006
    Addis Ababa
    Ethiopia
    E-Mail [email protected] or [email protected]
    Mobile +251-91-3055102
    Office tell no +251-11-5514739

  8. Azeb Abtew says:

    my name Azeb Abtew I am female applicant from Ethiopia I have BA degree in Economics now I am looking for masters degree in related filed I have cumulative GPA 3.38 currently Iam working as asisstance project cocrdinator in one of religious based organization as on HIV/AIDS project
    I am very happy if Igot scholarship in your country
    I would like to THank you in advance

  9. Md. Mohibul Islam Bhuiyan says:

    Dear Sir /Madam,
    My full name is Md. Mohibul Islam Bhuiyan and I’m Bangladeshi by nationality. I have a MSS in Political Science and MBA in Marketing..I have an immense interest in studying MBA in Global Management or MA in International relationship . Unfortunately I have no ability to afford for it. Please give the chance of pursuing my education.
    I will be very glad if I can get a full scholarship for that course in any of your respectable university In Uk.

    Thanks & best regards.
    Md. Mohibul Islam Bhuiyan.

    Mailing address: B-18 /D-2, Taltola govt Officers Colony
    Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Taltola, Dhaka-1207,
    Bangladesh. E-mail: [email protected]
    [email protected] [email protected], cell# 8802 01819 461279.

  10. joel says:

    I am Joel Degboe from Ghana, Africa. i have come across this organization that deem it a an importance to assist students pursue courses as i have i have been looking for over the past years that i wanted to further my education but got struanded due to some difficulties financialy.
    i take this opportunity to ask for help so to enable me achieve my aim for the development of my country as far as the world.
    My contact is +233 240 798647, +233 264 000783, please contact me if you want to assist me.

    Thanks and God bless you.

    Hope to hear from you soon. my

  11. joel says:

    I am Joel Degboe from Ghana, Africa. i have come across this organization that deem it a an importance to assist students pursue courses as i have i have been looking for over the past years that i wanted to further my education but got struanded due to some difficulties financialy.
    i take this opportunity to ask for help so to enable me achieve my aim for the development of my country as far as the world.

    Thanks and God bless you.

    Hope to hear from you soon.

  12. i just want to be an accountant or a musician .i have BA Degree in acounting,&i have a good skill & tallent in music so please if i have a chance to be an accountant or a musician please contact me.

  13. Dear senom,
    I have completed my B.Sc(Hons) in Agri-Entomology with 3.31/4.00 CGPA from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Pakistan.I also passed GMAT test at 56/100 condducted byNTS(National Testing Service) in Pakistan.Recently I am doing M.Sc(Hons) from same institution. I want to learn for higher studies on scholarship.
    Thanks for consideration.
    with best wishes.

    email; [email protected]

  14. chaka Natai says:

    I am work in my country National Meteorological Agency.
    I had finished my first degree study in horticulture science in 2007.
    I want study msc degree in in GISand RS, environmental science.
    My country has high demand in this field and I have great interset to work on this issue. I need learn in english , sposur . I from Africa , Ethiopia.
    With regards.

  15. Atakkilt says:

    i am Atakkilt kidanemariam from Ethiopia,
    firstly i would like to thank you very much for giving this great chance.
    i have B.Sc degree in Addis ababa universty in statistics
    please give me this chance

  16. Hi! i’ve being praying for some kind of financial aid to enable me fulfil my dream of being a portfolio Manager. I’ve already found a school that offers the training in scotland UK and all I need is the Finance 4 it thanks.

  17. Hi,
    I am Josephat Sahani Kaboya, aged 38 years old, a Tanzanian
    Research Scientist working with National Institute for Medical
    Research (NIMR) in my country.
    The Organization is mandated to carry out, promote, coordinate, ,supervise, evaluate and document Human African Trypanosomiasis and other health research activities in Tanzania, also control and monitoring all aspects of Sleeping Sickness in the country
    I have an advanced Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences and specialized in Parasitology and Medical Entomology, studied at the Muhimbili University of Health Sciences (1999 – 2001)
    I have been working with NIMR since 1993 to date (an experience of 15 years now)
    Through my experiences, I am sure to do better if I will be awarded a chance to pursue further studies.
    On completion of that study, I will be enhanced with necessary skills and knowledge for combating many challenges in my country and the World at large.
    Thanks and God bless you.
    Yours truly,
    Josephat Sahani Kaboya,
    National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR),
    P.O.Box 482,
    Tabora – Tanzania.
    E-mail: [email protected]
    NB: My CV is as follows:
    A. CURRICULUM VITAE OF MR SAHANI.
    1. Surname (Family name): Kaboya
    2. Other names: Josephat Sahani
    3. Date of Birth: 8th March 1970
    4. Gender: Male
    5. Marital Status: Married
    6. Nationality: Tanzanian
    7. Title: Mr.
    8. Work website: http://www.nimr.or.tz
    9. Work E-mail: [email protected]
    10. Personal E-mail: [email protected]
    11. International Passport No. AB092396
    B. CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS: PERMANENT ADDRESS:
    Mr. Kaboya J.K.Sahani, Mr. Kaboya J.K.Sahani,
    National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Tabora Baptist Church,
    P.O.BOX 482, P.O.BOX 1526,
    Tabora – Tanzania. Tabora – Tanzania
    Tel: +255 026 260 4219, Tel: +255 732115474,
    Mobile: +255 732 078 009,
    Fax: +255 26 260 4943.

    C. EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS.
    1. 1989 – Completed a certificate of Secondary Education at Sengerema
    Secondary School, Mwanza – Tanzania.
    2. 1990 – 1993: Completed a Certificate Course in Veterinary Laboratory
    Technology (LITI) Temeke, Dar es Salaam – Tanzania.

    3. 1999 – 2001: Completed an Advanced Diploma Course in Medical
    Laboratory Sciences (Parasitology and Medical
    Entomology) at the Muhimbili University College of
    Health Sciences (MUCHS), Dar es Salaam – Tanzania.
    4. 2nd – 18th March 2006: Attended a Short Course on Good Clinical Trial
    in Human Trypanosomiasis. The Course was organized by WHO, World
    Bank, UNDP and UNICEF and held at Tabora Orion Hotel in Tabora
    Region – Tanzania.
    5. 6th – 22nd April 2006: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Training,
    Conducted at Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research Institute (TTRI)
    Tanga.
    6. 17th – 22nd July 2006: Attended a Short Course with workshops on Good
    Clinical Practice in Human Trypanosomiasis. The Course was organized
    by WHO/TDR and held at Brackenfurst Baptist Centre, Nairobi –
    Kenya.
    7. 24th March -3rd April, 2007: Attended a course with a workshops on
    Analysis of T. b. rhodesiense DNA and Samples from Sleeping
    Sickness Suspects Using Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification of
    DNA (LAMP). The course was organized by WHO and conducted at Tabora
    Medical Research Centre, Tabora-Tanzania.
    8. 14th -18th January 2008: Attended a course on WHO HAT
    specimen Bank, Tanzania Project, conducted at Kaliua Health
    Centre, Urambo – Tabora, Tanzania.
    9. 12th -31st March 2008.Attended a training course on using Personal Data Assistant (PDA) which is a Modern technology in gathering information in the field arena. This course was conducted in Morogoro Region – Tanzania, and funded by Global Fund.
    D. EMPLOYMENT: Employed on 25th October 1993 (1st Appointment), as a Laboratory Technologist by National Institute for
    Medical Research (NIMR), the Research Institution whose mandate is to carry out, control, coordinate, register, evaluate, supervise and promote health research activities in Tanzania.
    E. DATE OF CONFIRMATION: 25th October 1994
    F. DATE OF PROMOTIONS: (1st Promotion) – 1st October 1998
    (2nd Promotion) – 1stJanuary 2002
    (3rd Promotion) – 1stJanuary 2006.
    (4th Promotion) – 1st July 2006
    G. POST HELD: 25th October 1993 to1stOctober 1998 – Lab.Tech IV,
    1st October 1998 to 1st January 2002 – Lab. Tech III,
    1st January 2002 to 1st January 2006 – Lab. Tech II,
    1st January 2006 to 1st July 2006 – Lab. Technologist I,
    1st July 2006 to date – Senior Laboratory Technician II.

    H. CONFERENCES: Since 1993, I have been attending Joint Scientific Conferences in Arusha and Dar es Salaam (Tanzania),
    Which are organized by the National Institute for
    Medical Research (NIMR).

    I.WORK EXPERIENCES:
    Since 1993, when employed by National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), I have been participating fully in the following research activities as a Co – Investigator;
    1. Multicentre evaluation of Card Indirect Agglutination Test for
    Trypanosomiasis (CIATT), The Project was funded by WHO/TDR.
    2. Research survey and Data collection of Sleeping Sickness case.
    3. Project on simple and new diagnostic methods of Sleeping Sickness
    4. Research on factors contributing to Morbidity and Mortality due to Malaria in Tabora Rural District, Tanzania.
    5. Drug sensitivity and other related studies on Trypanosome isolates from Tanzania.
    6. Evaluation of Tryp Test CIATT Performances for chemotherapy follow – up in Rhodesiense Sleeping Sickness.
    7. Mapping of Sleeping Sickness foci of Tanzania.
    8. Implementation of a surveillance Programme in Kasulu, Kibondo and Urambo districts, Tanzania.
    9. Determinants of Trypanosome brucei Human Infectivity, a Genetic and Epidemiological analysis (In Collaboration with the
    University of Glasgow, UK).
    10. Voluntary Sector Health Programme (VSHP), community involvement in improving health by providing Health Education (Supported by CARE – INTERNATIONAL, Tanzania). I participated as a Project Manager. (October 2001 – December 2003).
    11. Prevalence survey, to determine the current status of Human
    African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) in Kibondo and Kasulu Districts,
    Kigoma – Tanzania (In collaboration with Ministry of health MoH,
    Tsetse and trypanosomiasis Research Institute – TTRI Tanga,
    Tanzania Pesticides Research Institute – TPRI Arusha and the
    Muhimbili National Hospital. (July 2003).
    12. Prevalence survey to determine the current status of Human
    African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) in Urambo district, Tabora –
    Tanzania. (In Collaboration with Ministry of health, Tsetse and
    Trypanosomiasis Research Institute TTRI, Tanga. Tanzania
    Pesticides Research Institute TPRI, Arusha and the Muhimbili
    National Hospital (June 2004)
    13. Investigation on the Resurgence of Human African Trypanosomiasis In Urambo district, Tabora – Tanzania. (In collaboration with Ministry of Health, NIMR HQ, TTRI – Tanga, TPRI – Arusha,Muhimbili National Hospital and the Tabora Regional Hospital(August 2004).
    14. Evaluation of the diagnostic Tests for Human African
    Trypanosomiasis in Tanzania. (July 2004).
    15. Sero Test determining current status of Filariasis in Tanzania,Particularly Tabora, Shinyanga, singida, and Kigoma regions. (In Collaboration with NIMR HQ DSM) (May 2004)
    16. Schistosomiasis Control Initiatives and Parasitological Mapping Survey in primary Schools (STD VI pupils), Lake Zone;
    Mwanza, Kagera, Shinyanga and Tabora regions – Tanzania. (In
    Collaboration with Ministry of Health and NIMR Mwanza)
    (October – November 2004).
    17. Detection and monitoring of insecticides resistence for Malaria Vectors in the context of Insecticides treated nets (ITNS) in Tabora, Tanzania. (March 2005).
    18. Schistosomiasis Control Initiative programme in Primary Schools and Communities of Mwanza, Tabora and Shinyanga regions in Tanzania. (In collaboration with Ministry of health and
    NIMR Mwanza. (March –May 2005).
    19. Assessing the effects of health education interventions on
    HIV/AIDS and STIs prevention among the adults and youths in Uyui
    and Igunga districts, Tabora – Tanzania (June – July 2005)
    20. Surveillance of HAT (cattle and dogs as reservoir hosts) in
    Bunda and Mugumu districts (Mara region) and Meatu district
    (Shinyanga). In collaboration with NIMR Mwanza.
    (August – September 2005).
    21. Surveillance of HAT in Tarangire National Park. (In
    collaboration with Ministry of Health and TTRI – Tanga)
    (September – October 2005).
    22. Pilot study on Schistosomiasis in Pre – School Children and
    std one Pupils in Magu, Mwanza – Tanzania. (In collaboration
    with NIMR Mwanza). (May – June 2006).
    23. Second Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) surveillance in
    Tarangire National Park, in collaboration with Ministry of Health
    (MoH), Muhimbili National Hospital, Tarangire National Park and
    Manyara Regional Hospital. (1st – 10th June 2006)
    24. Research for Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) Surveillance in Urambo district (Tabora) and Mpanda district (Rukwa region) Tanzania. (August – September 2007)
    25. Research for 5 years Evaluation of the Global Fund projects (Malaria,Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS) in Tanzania September to October 2008
    26. HAT Surveillance in Urambo district, Tabora (Tanzania) in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Welfare (October, 2008)

    J. SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:
    (a) I participated as a Principal Investigator to the Project with the Title written below;
    The Accuracy of Direct smear and the Kato – Thick smear methods in the Diagnosis of Helminthes in Dar es Salaam. The Study was performed when pursuing an Advanced Diploma Course in Medical Laboratory Sciences (Parasitology and Medical Entomology) at the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) (Kaboya et al, 2001).
    (b) Drug resistance of Trypanosoma b rhodesiense isolates from
    Tanzania (S.N.Kibona, L. Matemba, J.S.Kaboya and G.W.Lubega 2006).
    K. NATURE OF CURRENT POST
    As a Senior Laboratory Technologist, having a permanent employment with National Institute for Medical Research (Since 1993 to Date), I am responsible for Health Research activities within and outside my working Centre and I execute follow ups and submit reports on activities and programs within my department, to prepare and analyze reports for scientific meetings, conferences and workshops, to manage research database and perform any other duties assigned.
    SUMMARY: Over 14 years of successful experience in Health Research and consistently made significant contribution in assisting in setting up studies, collecting and analyzing data, and gathering literature. Created, implemented research proposals in Social Sciences and Health Services research, to reduce disease burden and to ensure quality health care.
    SKILLS Leadership Skills- Have the ability to carry out programs under established polices and command the respect of Staff, Problem solving, leadership and communications skills are some of the qualities developed from my experiences
    Computer Skills – Have the ability and long experience to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Epi Info, SPSS and others.
    GIS Skills – Have the ability to carry out mapping by using GPS
    APPLICANTS DECLARATION:
    I certify that, the information given above is true, correct and
    accurate, that describes me, my qualification and experience to
    the best of my knowledge and belief.
    Applicant`s signature ——————– Date ———–
    REFEREES:
    1. Dr. Stafford. N. Kibona,
    National Institute for Medical Research,
    Tabora Centre,
    P.O. Box 482,
    TABORA, Tanzania.
    Tel: +255 741 380 745
    2. Dr. Togolai Mbilu
    National Institute for Medical Research,
    Tabora Centre,
    P.O. Box 482,
    TABORA, Tanzania.
    Tel: +255 784 111 290
    3. Prof. Zul Premji,
    Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences,
    Institute of Public Health,
    P.O.BOX 650011, Dar es Salaam Tanzania.

  18. Bethelhem says:

    i am Bethelhem Workineh from Ethiopia,
    firstly i would like to thank you very much for giving this great chance.
    i have B.Sc. degree in Management Information Systems (MIS)and now i am working in private school in broad band center as broadband operator,
    i have great desire to learn my master degree in business feilds especially in Business Administration, i am highly requessting you to give me a chance to learn in your qualified universities with free scholarship.
    thank you very much.
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    betty

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