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Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarships for Tanzanian Students, 2015-2016

The Bank of Tanzania (BOT) is offering Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarships for Tanzanian Students. Applicant must have completed the advanced certificate of secondary school education examinations (ACSEE). There are 6 scholarships for pursuing undergraduate degree programmes and 2 scholarships for pursuing master’s degree programmes. These scholarships are granted on academic merit and based on a rigorous selection process. The application deadline is 14th September, 2015.

Study Subject(s): For undergraduate programme (Category A) scholarship is awarded in the field of Mathematics or Science, (Category B) Economics, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance and for master’s programme in the field of Mathematics, Science, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate and master’s programme in accredited universities in the United Republic of Tanzania.
Scholarship Provider: Bank of Tanzania (BOT)
Scholarship can be taken at: Tanzania

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be a Tanzanian citizen;
-Applicant must have completed the Advanced Certificate of Secondary School Education Examinations (ACSEE) in the same year applying for.
-Applicant must not be granted any other loan or bursary arrangement for the same study course and year
Undergraduate Scholarship:
Category A is open for Female Students only and Category B is open for both female and male Students.
-Applicant must be admitted or intend to be admitted into a full time undergraduate degree programme in accredited universities in the United Republic of Tanzania. The course should commence in the respective academic year in any of the following fields: For Category A-Mathematics and Science and for Category B-Economics, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance.
-Applicant must be among the top performers at ACSEE as per the National Examinations Council of Tanzania – With Distinction in Science and Mathematics subjects for Category A and Commercial or Arts subjects for Category B.
Master Scholarship:
-Applicant must have completed first degree in studies related to Mathematics, Science, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance in the same year applying for or the previous academic year,
-Applicant must be admitted into a full time Master degree course in accredited universities in the United Republic of Tanzania. The course should commence in the respective academic year in any of the following fields: Mathematics, Science, Economics, Information Technology Accounting, and Finance.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Tanzanian students can apply these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: In commemoration of the great achievements of the Late Father of the Nation, Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere, a teacher, leader and great statesman, on 12th October 2009, the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) decided to establish an endowment Fund known as ‘Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund’. The Fund was formally launched in Arusha on 27th November 2012 by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.

Number of award(s): The scholarships are awarded as follows: Undergraduate Degree Programmes (6 Scholarships) and Master’s Degree Programmes (2 Scholarships).

What does it cover? Successful applicants are granted full scholarship which covers all university direct cost (tuition fees etc.) and student direct costs (meal, accommodation, book and stationery allowance, field practical training, special faculty requirement etc.) as specified in the respective institutions ‘costs structure including a laptop computer.

Selection Criteria: The Scholarships are granted on academic merit and based on a rigorous selection process

Notification: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

 How to Apply: Applicants should be sent be post.

Undergraduate Application Form

Masters Application Form

 Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 14th September, 2015.

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