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Tanzania-International Fellowships Program

The International Fellowships Program (IFP) is a program based in New York, and supported by the Ford Foundation. It is administered in Tanzania as IFP-Tanzania in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)..

IFP-Tanzania is hereby announcing the fellowships for advanced study, of up to three years of study to exceptional individuals with potential qualities and who will use their education to further development in their own communities and the nation, ultimately bringing about greater social and economic justice in the country and also worldwide. IFP fellowships will be awarded to applicants from diverse backgrounds, more specifically, to those from social groups and communities that lack systematic access to higher education.

These fellowships are tenable in the world, were the IFP programme has Strategic Partnership Universities (SUPs).

A total of Seventeen (17) fellowships will be awarded to deserving Tanzanians, for the 2011/2012 academic year to undertake MASTERS PROGRAMME ONLY.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicant must

* Be resident or resident nationals of Tanzania or other official resident of Tanzania
* Hold an honors bachelor’s degree- for those applying for Masters Fellowships
* Have demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to community service and/ or national development.
* Have significant relevant professional or other work experience related to proposed field of study, of not less than three (3) years.
* Intent to pursue a post-graduate degree that will directly enhance their leadership capacity in an academic, policy, practical or artistic discipline and field corresponding to one or more of the Foundation’s areas of endeavor.
* Present a plan specifying how they will apply their studies to social problems in their own countries.
* Commit themselves to working on these issues after completing the fellowship period.

Special Notes:
# Priority will be given to people living and working with communities outside the major cities or
# Those working with marginalized groups in rural or urban poor.
# Applicants are cautioned that background checks would be run on short-listed candidates.
# Applications must be labeled on top of the envelope to indicate the degree being applied “MASTERS ”
Field of study

ATTENTION TO APPLICANTS

Deadline for applications is not later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday 15th February 2010.

Late applications will NOT be processed..
# Only Short- listed candidates will be contacted and finalist names will be posted on IFP website.
# Interested persons can obtain the Application Forms from the City Librarian at the Tanzania Library Services Headquarters in Dar es Salaam or from the Regional Librarians at the following Regional Libraries: Arusha, Bukoba, Dodoma, Iringa, Kigoma, Mbeya, Morogoro, Moshi, Mtwara, Musoma, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Singida, Songea, Sumbawanga, Tabora, Tanga and Manyara.
# Applicants from Zanzibar can obtain the Application Forms from ANGOZA Offices, the Zanzibar Library Service and also from the State University of Zanzibar.
# Forms will also be distributed by selected NGOs and individual
IFP Alumni and Fellows Elect.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Do not Fax or Email your Application.

All applications must be posted through EMS or delivered by hand at the IFP Tanzania Office which is situated at the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) in Dar es Salaam in envelopes clearly marked “MASTERS” To:
The Program Coordinator
Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program in Tanzania
Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF)
51 Uporoto Street, Ursino Estates
P.O. Box 31226
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania
Telephone: +255 22 2762473 / 2760260
Telefax: +255 22 2762472 / 2760062
E-mail: ifp-at-esrf.or.tz
Website: http://ifptanzania.esrftz.org/

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    13 comments

    1. Edmund musiba says:

      I’m looking for financial assistance to persue for my bachelor degree in Accountance which I’m currently taking at the Institute of Finance Management in my home land, Tanzania.

    2. joel amos says:

      iam atanzanian boy of twenty five years old .Iam holding a diploma in clinical medicine ,may you please help me with financial aid to cover up the fees at a medical school ,I want to pursue MD or MBBS.Eagerly waiting to hear from you.

    3. hassan suleiman ahmad says:

      I am Tanzanian , 28 years old, a holder of French baccalaureate certificate, a diploma in French business studies, a diploma in French language, a diploma for teaching French, a certificate in HIV/aids counseling, a certificate in first-aid and a certificate in computer of office packages. Please grant me a scholarship for Bachelor. God bless you !
      I look forward to hearing from you

    4. I am a Tanzanian citizen, holder of a diploma in environmental sciences, advanced diploma in environmental sciences (vector control) two computer certificates, certificate in intergrated logistis systems, certificate in food inspection, certificates in pesticide management, etc

      I would like to undertae bachelor of science in Environmental planning at Mipango Ddoma.

      I wait to hear from you,
      yours sincerely

    5. I am a Tanzanian citizen, holder of a diploma in environmental sciences, advanced diploma in environmental sciences (vector control) two computer certificates, certificate in intergrated logistis systems, certificate in food inspection, certificates in pesticide management, etc

      I would like to undertae bachelor of science in Environmental planning at Mipango Dodoma.

      I wait to hear from you,
      yours sincerely

    6. Emmanuel Msoffe says:

      I am Tanzanian holding a Bsc in Forestry i wish to be sponsored in masters which i would like study in our local university, Sokoine University of Agriculture.I hope my requestwill be considered.

    7. Francis Makari says:

      I am a student of the Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies doing Postgraduate Diploma in Community Development following my undergraduate course in Wildlife Management. I would like to know if I can get a scholarship to attend a Masters in Natural Resource Management in Dodoma University.
      Am waiting to here from
      Regards,
      Francis.

    8. Songea Rainery, N says:

      I am applying for financial assistance that will help me to proceed with further studies, (Masters) in any University, currently I am a holder of Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from Tumaini University, Iringa University College- Tanzania. I am a Tanzanian by nationality, male of 25 years old. Competent in Kiswahili and English Languages, Any one, or organization, or institution wishes to help me, may contact with me through email [email protected].
      May almight God bless you all for your assistance for those who needs an assistance.
      By Rainery N. Songea

    9. Ayubu Unduru says:

      Dear sir/ madam
      I am writting to you applying for financial assistance, I am a holder of Bachelor of Laws from Tumaini University, Iringa University College at Iringa- Tanzania, I graduated last year 2009. Anyone who wishes to help me may contact me through my email [email protected]
      Thanks in advance and may God bless you all for your assistance

    10. Mpamize Gordon says:

      Dear Madam/Sir,
      I am Mpamize Gordon male ugandan aged 26years completed Bachelor’s degree in medical Laboratory science from Mbarara university of science and technology Uganda. I would like to go for further studies in medical and molecular microbiology if given an opportunity. I am more interested in medical research.
      Looking forward to your positive feed back.
      Yours sincerely,
      Mpamize Gordon
      Email: [email protected]

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