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2018 Scholarships for Tanzanian Students

Current collection of scholarships and fellowships is for Tanzanian students who wish to improve and upgrade their education further. Higher education now day has become an essential part for all the students worldwide. This list contains some scholarships for the Tanzanian students. These scholarships are offered at different levels of education starting from the undergraduate to research level degree for vast research opportunities.

These scholarships cover almost all streams of education. Students have a liberty to select any subject and scholarships according to their qualifications and the eligibility criteria of the scholarship.

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Some of the below scholarships mentioned are fully funded while some of them are partial. This information would surely be useful for the Tanzanian students. Explore the list given below to be best benefited.

Masters Scholarship for Tanzanians at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2017
Provided by:
 The University of Edinburgh in U.K.
Eligible Students: Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree programme at the University of Edinburgh.
Award Details: Each scholarship will cover the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study as well as provide access to a broadband facility and a laptop.
Application Deadline:   July 28, 2017.

David E I Pyott Master of Surgery  for Tanzanians in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship
Provided by:
 Scholarship is funded by the generous support of the David E I Pyott Foundation
Eligible Students: The scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted for admission on to the online distance learning Master of Surgery (ChM) in Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh.
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree programme at the University of Edinburgh.
Award Details: Each scholarship will cover the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study as well as provide access to a broadband facility and a laptop.
Application Deadline: 28th July 2017.

East and South Africa Merit Postgraduate Scholarships for Tanzanians  in UK
Provided by:
University of Sheffield, UK
Eligible Students:To be eligible for the scholarships applicants must be self-funding and classed as ‘Overseas’ for fee purposes.
Courses:Scholarships are available for international students to pursue masters degree program.
Award Details:Each scholarship is worth 50% of the Postgraduate yearly tuition fee per year.
Application Deadline: 23 June 2017.

University of Sheffield Postgraduate Taught Scholarships forTanzanian Students in UK,
Provided by
: University of Sheffield in U.K.
Eligible Students: Students must have applied and held an offer for a study place and begin your postgraduate taught masters programme at the University of Sheffield in September 2017.
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing the postgraduate programme.
Award Details: £2,000 if tuition fees are between £16,000 and £18,000£2,500 if tuition fees are £18,001
Application Deadline:  June 16, 2017.

CEHC Masters Scholarships for Tanzanians in Public Health for Eye Care, UK
Provided by:
 The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium, International Centre for Eye Health
Eligible Students: Student must come from a low- or middle-income Commonwealth country to apply.
Courses: Scholarships are awarded to undertake MSc in Public Health for Eye Care.
Award Details: Each scholarship covers course fees, two return flights, dissertation project funds, living costs and accommodation at the International Students House in Central London.
Application Deadline: 12 May, 2017

Loughborough University Postgraduate Taught Scholarships for Tanzanians  in UK, 2017
Provided by:
 Loughborough University in U.K
Eligible Students: Evidence of exceptional academic achievement (normally a 1st Class Honours Degree)
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate taught programme
Award Details: These scholarships will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year (replacing any Departmental or Loughborough University scholarships or bursaries you may already have been awarded).
Application Deadline:  April 30, 2017.

Ambassador E.O. Kolade Scholarship for Tanzanian Students
Provided by:
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Eligible Students:Eligible applicants must be a national of, and resident in, a country in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Courses:Scholarship is available to pursue full-time taught master’s programme.
Award Details:Total offer is of £20,000
Application Deadline: 27 April 2017

Pauline Graham Scholarship for Tanzanian Women at LSE in UK, 2017
Provided by:
 Pauline Graham in UK
Eligible Students:  Applicants must have secured an offer of admission onto a BSc programme at the School.
Courses. Scholarship is available to pursue undergraduate (BSc) programme.
Award Details:  An annual scholarship of up to £15,000 value will be offered.
Application Deadline: April 26, 2017.

International Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for Tanzanians  in UK, 2017
Provided by:
 The University of Sheffield
Eligible Students:  You must be self-funding and classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes.
Courses. Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme.
Award Details:  Merit Undergraduate Scholarships are worth 50% of the annual undergraduate tuition fee.
Application Deadline: April 21, 2017.

High Achiever Foundation Prize for Tanzanian Students in UK
Provided by:
 University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Eligible Students: Students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe)
Courses: Foundation Courses
Award Details: The value of undergraduate high achiever prize is £2,000 towards tuition fees.
Application Deadline April 21, 2017.

Society of Petroleum Engineers Imomoh Scholarships for Tanzanian  Students, 2017
Provided by: 
Society of Petroleum Engineers,Africa
Eligible Students:  Must be pursuing a master’s degree in petroleum engineering
Courses. Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
Award Details:  The recipients will be awarded a single payment of USD 2,000.
Application Deadline: April 15, 2017.

The Julius Nyerere Masters Scholarship for Student from Tanzania in UK, 2017-2018
Provided by: 
The University of Edinburgh
Eligible Students:  Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.
Courses. Scholarship is awarded for postgraduate Master’s study at University of Edinburgh.
Award Details:  The Julius Nyerere Masters Scholarships will cover tuition fees, living costs of £10,000.
Application Deadline: April 3, 2017.

The Desmond Tutu Masters Scholarship  for Tanzanians in UK
Provided by:
 University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Eligible Students: Students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe)
Courses: Master’s Degree Program
Award Details: The scholarship will cover the full overseas tuition fee and a maintenance allowance of £5,000. The award will be tenable for one academic year.
Application Deadline : 3rd April 2017

Russell E. Train Fellowships for Tanzanians
Scholarship Provider
: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Eligible Students: To be eligible for a Train Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria. Please note that eligibility criteria can vary by competition. Please also refer to specific competition guidelines to ensure they are eligible: must be a citizen and legal permanent resident of an eligible country; must have at least two years of conservation-related work or research experience.
Course: Fellowships support individuals for pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree.
Award Details: Applicants may request up to US $30,000 per year.
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2017.

TGCL Scholarship for Tanzanian  Students in Law
Provided by:
 Funded by the German Foreign Office through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Eligible Students: Candidates in the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)
Courses: Postgraduate Study Programme (LLM or PhD)
Award Details: A scholarship will cover the University fee and a health insurance.
Application Deadline 17 February 2017.

Undergraduate Scholarships for  Tanzanians in UK, 2017
Provided by:
 The University of Leicester
Eligible Students:  The scholarship is only valid for entry in September 2017.
Courses. Scholarships are available for pursuing an undergraduate programme
Award Details:   Successful applicant will receive tuition fee discount of 22% – or 28%.
Application Deadline: 15th January 2017.

IJP Southern African Journalists’ Bursary Programme In Africa & Germany
Provided by
:International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP)
Eligible Students:All journalists from Southern Africa (SADC Member States and Kenia) between the age of 25 and 40 who regularly work for a media organisation can apply.
Courses:Fellowships are intended to support African and German Journalists.
Award Details:The Southern African delegates receive a fixed payment of 3,000 Euro.
Application Deadline: February 15th, 2017

Glaxo Smith Kline Africa Open Lab Research Awards for Tanzanian Scientists, 2017
Provided by
: GSK ,Africa
Eligible Students:  Must hold a PhD or equivalent higher degree (e.g. DrPH) in a health related discipline.
Courses. Award is available to pursue research.
Award Details:  The award offers up to two years of funding. A total of up to £100,000 will be available per award.
Application Deadline: January 12, 2017

Professional Diploma Full Scholarships for  Tanzanians in Africa, 2017
Provided by:
 London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Eligible Students:  All students will be required to show an original or notarised copy of their primary medical qualification to a representative of LSHTM Registry at registration. A copy of this will be kept on record.
Courses. The Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (East African Partnership) is a three-month, full-time short course
Award Details:  Full scholarships are competitively awarded to postgraduate doctors.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017.

BG Tanzania Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme
Provided by:
The scheme is funded by BG Tanzania and administered by the British Council Tanzania
Eligible Students:Applicant must have completed a relevant graduate degree in geoscience, engineering or a related subject area.
Courses:Scholarship is available for pursuing master degree level at the Aberdeen University, Heriot Watt University, Imperial College London and Robert Gordon University.
Award Details:The awards are comprehensive, covering academic tuition fees and related administrative expenses, registration fees, field work costs, living expenses, a return airfare, support with visa applications, and pastoral care while in the UK.
Application Deadline:15th March

East African Development Bank Scholarship Program for Tanzanians
Provided by:
 East African Development Bank
Eligible Students: Applicants must be a university graduate with a Bachelor’s degree with First Class/Upper Second Honours in Mathematics, Sciences or Engineering
Courses: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate degree programme.
Award Details: This fully funded scholarship will provide full tuition, room and living expenses within a stipulated budget.
Application Deadline: January 25

VLIR-UOS Scholarships for Tanzanian Master Programmes (ICP), Belgium
Scholarship Provider:
Eligible Students: To apply for the scholarship a candidate should be a national and resident of one of the countries of the VLIR-UOS country list for scholarships (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programmes at a Flemish university.
Award Details: Applicants can apply for incremental funding up to a maximum of:€ 150.000 (for 2-year / 4 semesters / 120 credits Master programmes); € 125.000 (for 1,5 / 3 semesters / 90 credits Master programmes); € 100.000 (for 1-year / 2 semesters / 60 credits Master programmes); per year for a five-year period. This funding facility is available for, basically, two general types of expenses: (1) Costs related to building a strategy to gradually strengthen/build the South dimension of the ICP through cooperation with partners in the South (planning costs); (2) Costs related to the operation of the programme aimed at ensuring quality participation by students and teaching/research staff from the South (operational costs).
Application Deadline: AUHL: 5 January: UAB, AUG: 15 January

Sino-Foreign Cooperative PhD Fellowships for Tanzanian  Students in China, 2017
Scholarship Provider:
 Confucius China
Eligible Students: HSK test score level 3 is required, and priority is given to applicants with higher level of proficiency in Chinese under same conditions.
Course: Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral research program. Award Details: Research fund: 20,000 RMB per year
Application Deadline:  February 15, 2017.

Canadian Government Doctoral Research Scholarships for Tanzanian Students
Scholarship Provider:
 Government of Canada
Eligible Students: To apply for the scholarship Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements for the competition closing date, which is the 1 st November 2015.
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral studies at Québec University.
Award Details:  The maximum annual value of the doctoral research scholarship for international students is $20 000. During the eligibility period (nine sessions or 36 months), the scholarship holder may receive up to nine payments totaling $60 000. Each payment of up to $6 667 covers a period of four months or one session.
Application Deadline: 1 st November

Afya Bora Consortium Fellowships for Tanzanians  in Global Health Leadership, 2016-2017
Scholarship Provider
: Afya Bora Consortium
Eligible Students: In order to be eligible to apply all applicants must meet be a citizens of US, Kenya, Botswana, Uganda, or Tanzania.
Course: This is a one-year training program in 8 academic health centers, four in Africa and four in the USA. The four pairs are: University of Nairobi and the University of Washington, University of Botswana and the University of Pennsylvania, Makerere University and Johns Hopkins University and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and the University of California, San Francisco.
Award Details: There are different benefits for African and USA trainee.
Application Deadline: December 1

 Master Scholarships for Tanzanians  and Discounts in Conflictology
Scholarship Provider:
 United Nations Institute for Training and Reasearch (UNITAR) and the Open University of Catalunia (UOC)
Eligible Students: In order to be eligible to apply all applicants must Proven ability to implement activities related to peace and conflict management in a conflict or post-conflict context.
Course: Scholarships and discounts are available for pursuing master`s degree programme.
Award Details: Two types of tuition fees discounts exist: the UN Volunteer discount and the Least Developed Countries discount. As of 2014, the discount is of US$2,000, putting the tuition fees at US$9,400. Fees may change depending on the exchange rate. Scholarship recipients will benefit from a 50% discount on the full tuition fees, the equivalent of USD 5,700. Recipients may pay the remaining fees (USD 5,700) in up to three installments.
Application Deadline: December 1

Korean Government Scholarship for Tanzanian Students in Korea
Scholarship Provider
: Korean Government
Eligible Students: Prospective applicant must meet the following qualification criteria; Must be a citizen of the country to which scholarships are offered, which is also applied to his/her parents. Both applicant and his/her parents must not be a holder of Korean citizenship; should be under 25 years of age as of March 1, 2016 (Should be born after March, 1, 1991); Have adequate health, both physically and mentally
Course: Scholarships are available for pursuing an undergraduate degree at higher educational institutions in Korea.
Award Details: Scholarship Benefits include: Airplane ticket or airfare: The grantees will receive an airplane ticket or be paid an economy class airfare of the shortest route between their country and Korea when they come to Korea, and, thereafter, when they leave Korea after the completion of their study. Monthly Stipend: 800,000 won per month; Tuition: The tuition fee up to 5 million won is exempted by the Korean Government, and if any, the tuition fee exceeding 5 million won and the entrance fee for the first semester by the host university.; Settlement Allowance: 200,000 won upon arrival; Repatriation Allowance: 100,000 won upon completion of studies; Korean Language Training Expenses: The full costs up to 1 year (NIIED pays directly to the language training institution); Medical Insurance: The grantees will be provided with health insurance for major accidents and illnesses during their scholarship period.; The grantee who has level 5 or higher in TOPIK will receive 100,000 won per month after being enrolled at a university in his/her higher degree.
Application Deadline: 13 November

Rothamsted  Tanzanian  Fellowship Scheme  in UK
Scholarship Provider
: Rothamsted Research Limited, UK
Eligible Students: The Candidate must be of doctoral status, with at least two years post-doctoral experience. Candidates without Higher Degrees must have equivalent research experience to be considered eligible for the scheme. Applications will not be considered where the main objective of the visit is research leading to a higher degree for the Candidate.
Course: Fellowship is awarded to mid-career postdoctoral scientists for undertaking research.
Award Details: The fellowship provides funding for: an accommodation and subsistence allowance;one return journey between the home country and Rothamsted; a contribution towards institute/ project research costs.
Application Deadline: October 16, 2017

INSEAD Greendale Foundation Scholarship for Tanzanians
Scholarship Provider:
 The Trustees of the Greendale Foundation
Eligible Students: Candidates must be nationals from Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa (disadvantaged backgrounds), Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe (from disadvantaged backgrounds) who have undergone the major part of their education in Southern or East Africa. Preference will be given to those who have worked there prior to INSEAD. The candidate’s financial situation will also be taken into consideration.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level.
Award Details: The amount of scholarship is €35,000.
Application Deadline: 9 November (application will open on 26 October)

Chevening Scholarships for Tanzanian Students
Scholarship Provider: 
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations
Eligible Students: Candidates must be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
Course: The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree at any UK University.
Award Details: The scholarship covers full tuition fees.
Application Deadline: 3 November

INSEAD Deepak and Sunita Gupta Endowed Scholarship for Tanzanians
Scholarship Provider: 
INSEAD Business School
Eligible Students: Candidates from emerging/developing countries who can demonstrate proven financial need.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing master degree program at INSEAD Business School.
Award Details:  Scholarship has a value of Up to €25,000.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 9 November (application will open on 26 October).

African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship for Tanzanians
Scholarship Provider
: The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) in collaboration with The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)
Eligible Students: Candidates must meet all the eligibility requirements: Be a citizen and resident of sub-Saharan Africa; Be between 22 and 35 years old (at the beginning of the study program)
Course: Scholarship is awarded for pursuing one to two year Master’s level program in public administration, public policy or public finance at a Canadian university.
Award Details: The ALT scholarship includes:Return airfare (at the beginning and at the end of the program); Tuition fees; Monthly living allowances and one time installation allowance; Fixed allowance to cover purchase of books and attend conferences in Canada; Health insurance coverage; Fees for study permit.
Application Deadline: November 2nd

Akili Dada Fellowship for Young Tanzanian Women Leaders
Scholarship Provider:
 Akili Dada, Kenya
Eligible Students: Candidates must be a young woman between the ages of 23-30; Be from an economically disadvantaged background.
Course: This is a one year fellowship program.
Award Details: Akili Dada fellows will benefit from Access to a series of seminars from experts in the social change field; Site visits to successful social entrepreneurship and social impact organizations; Access to a dynamic network of Akili Dada Mentors; Access to the Akili Dada network of funding partners and social change agents; Access to Akili Dada’s office facilities.
Application Deadline: November 2nd

JNCASR-CICS Fellowship Programme for Tanzanians in India
Scholarship Provider
: Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR ) Bangalore and the Centre for International Co-operation in Science(CICS) Chennai, India
Eligible Students: Applicant must be a scientist, teacher or a research scholar affiliated to a scientific or academic institution in a developing country in Asia (other than India), Africa, Latin America and Arab region. Applicant (other than Indian) possessing Doctorate or Master’s Degree in Science or equivalent degree in Engineering/ Medicine and allied disciplines, below 45 years of age affiliated to a scientific or academic institution in a developing country (Other than India).
: Fellowships are available to undertake research studies (short-term, participatory research) in India.
Award Details: The Fellowship Applications will be scrutinized during November/December every year by a selection committee. The Fellowship covers return airfare from place of work in their home country to place of work in India, boarding and lodging at the affiliated institution/s, and an adequate allowance in Indian currency to cover incidental expenses. The CICS will facilitate the issuance of visa to the awardees. The awardees are allowed to choose the fellowship period mutually convenient to them and the host institute.
Application Deadline: 31st October every year.

Africa’s Land and Food Masters Fellowship Programme for Tanzanians in UK
Scholarship Provider:
 Royal Agricultural University, UK
Eligible Students: Fellowships are open to Africans from Sub-Saharan Africa who have experience in agriculture, agri-business, food or natural resource management; an interest in land reform; and a desire to make a strategic and sustainable contribution to Africa’s development. In short, tomorrow’s innovators and leaders.
Course: Fellowship is available for pursuing masters programme at Royal Agricultural University.
Award Details: Scholarships cover tuition fees, board and accommodation, flights to and from the UK, provision for networking and a short industrial placement either in Africa or in the UK. Scholarships also cover incidental costs whilst in the UK and on placement; however, applicants are advised that funding does not include provision for home and family costs. Furthermore, Fellows are expected to return to their own countries following their UK studies to complete their programme and ‘begin to make a difference’.
Application Deadline: January 31st, 2017.

uOttawa-GLUK Postdoctoral Fellowship for Tanzanians  in Global Health Research
Scholarship Provider:
 University of Ottawa, USA
Eligible Students: Applicant must be Demonstrated keen interest in a long-term research career in community or environmental health or health systems research relevant to low- and middle-income country contexts
Course: Fellowship is available for pursuing postdoctoral programme at the Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK), Kenya.
Award Details: Fellow will receive USD $15,000 per annum (award amount is based on a full-time commitment for 12 months and will be prorated accordingly if postdoc terminates before completing 12 months). Also eligible to apply for up to USD $5,000 in research-related funds upon approval of postdoc supervisors. No relocation funding is available.
Application Deadline: October 26th

Foundation Edu Scholarship for Tanzanian Students
Scholarship Provider:
 Foundation Edu
Eligible Students: Applicant must be applicant is eligible to apply if as per the requirement of UG-SFAO applicant: Are a Level 100 student; obtained an aggregate of 14 or better at the WASSCE.
Course: Scholarship is available to study all programmes available at University of Ghana.
Award Details: The Scholarship will cover tuition, books, as well as room and board.
Application Deadline: October 22

Eisenhower Fellowships for  Tanzanians Applicants
Scholarship Provider
: Eisenhower Fellowships is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization created in 1953 by a group of prominent American citizens to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Eligible Students: Eisenhower Fellowships seeks a diverse mix of applicants, ages 32-45, from a wide range of professional sectors. EF seeks ascendant leaders who are committed to making the world more peaceful, prosperous and just, and who are committed to a lifelong engagement with EF’s network of 1,400 active leaders around the world. Candidates from other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa will be considered if they have a track record of regional impact and are nominated by a member of the Africa Leadership Steering Committee or a member of the Eisenhower Fellowships’ global network.
Course: This is a seven week fellowship program.
Award Details: The Eisenhower Fellowships is available for individuals who have a demonstrated track record of significant professional and community achievements and who seek to tackle big challenges in the future.
Application Deadline: October 15

TWAS-NRF Postdoctoral Fellowship for Scientists from Tanzania in South Africa
Scholarship Provider:
 National Research Foundation (NRF) and TWAS
Eligible Students: Applicant must be nationals of a developing country (other than South Africa); must not hold any visa for temporary or permanent residency in South Africa or any developed country;
Course: Fellowships are available to scientists for postdoctoral research programme at research institutions in South Africa.
Award Details: NRF will provide travel to and from South Africa, a standard monthly allowance which should be used to cover living costs, such as accommodation, food and health insurance. The monthly stipend will not be convertible into foreign currency.
Application Deadline: 2 October

ISN Fellowship Program for  Tanzania Countries
Scholarship Provider
Eligible Students: Applicant must at least 30 years of age? (If you are over 40, you may only apply for a short-term fellowship – even so over 45 years, you may not be successful).
Course: Fellowship program provides relevant and contemporary nephrology training to physicians.
Award Details: The total sum of the grant is in alignment with the length of the training and varies according to the anticipated expenses in the host country, as per World Bank data. Grants are intended to cover, or offset, all costs related to the Fellowship, including travel, accommodation and living expenses. The grant is intended to cover expenses of the fellow, not his/her family.
Application Deadline: There are two applications rounds every year. You can either submit your application before May 1st or October 1st.

WAAW Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduate Tanzanian  Women
Scholarship Provider:
  WAAW Foundation
Eligible Students: Female students of African origin living in Africa, less than 32 years, have gained Undergraduate admission to a University or College in Africa and studying a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related degree course. Candidates must demonstrate financial need and excellent academic record. Special consideration is given to underprivileged students such as orphans, girls impacted by HIV or students in first or second year of study. *Please note that WAAW does not fund graduate (masters, MBA or phd) programs, second or subsequent degrees, students older than 32 years, non-STEM focused courses or Diploma degrees.
Course: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at university or college in Africa.
Award Details: Scholarship recipients receive an award of $500 for the 2017 academic year, or the equivalent in their country’s local currency. Prior scholarship recipient may reapply for renewal the following year, with proof of continued excellent academic performance.
Application Deadline: 30 September

Sri Lankan Government Presidential Scholarships for Tanzanian Students
Scholarship Provider:
 Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka
Eligible Students: Applications are invited from eligible students for the award of undergraduate scholarships offered by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MoHER), Sri Lanka for the academic year 2014/15 and the courses are to commence in January 2017. Since this is a government to government scholarship program, candidates shall apply for this scholarship with the recommendation of the government nominating agency (i.e. Ministry or the government Institution of his/her country).
Course: Scholarships are offered for pursuing undergraduate degree program.
Award Details: A monthly living allowance of LKR 30, 000/- during the study period. It is expected that the scholarship recipient will meet the expenditure for food and accommodation with the monthly allowance of LKR 30,000/- The relevant university/higher educational institute will assist in finding suitable accommodation.
Application Deadline: 16 October

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust -IDeAL PhD Studentship for Tanzanians in Kenya
Scholarship Provider
: Wellcome Trust
Eligible Students: Applications are invited from East Africans (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia) who have at least an upper second-class Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in biological sciences, nursing, pharmacy, public health, social sciences, economics or at least a bachelors degree medicine.
Course: Studentships are awarded for pursuing PhD programme.
Award Details: The studentships cover registration fees, research costs, travel costs, medical insurance and a monthly stipend.
Application Deadline: 5th August






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