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100% Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Scholarship Program, Tanzania

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The Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund announces their 2017/2018 scholarship program which is awarded to Tanzanian students.

Applications are invited from interested applicants who wants to pursue a degree program in Mathematics and Science in Tanzania’s accredited universities.

This program is also partly used to sponsor both male and female Tanzanians top students to pursue undergraduate studies in Economics, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance as well as best students intending to pursue Master’s programmes in those fields.

The primary objective of the Fund is to promote interest and excellence in Mathematics and Science courses among female students in the United Republic of Tanzania.

Application Deadline: 16th August 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Tanzania

To be taken at (country): Tanzania

Eligible Field of Study: Mathematics and Science

Type: Undergraduate and Masters degrees

Number of Awardees: 

  • Undergraduate Degree Programmes (4 Scholarships)
  • Master’s Degree Programmes (2 Scholarships )

Value of Scholarship: Successful candidates 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.

Duration of Scholarship: Duration of candidate’s course

Eligibility:  To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be a Tanzanian citizen.
  • have obtained First Class or an Upper Second Class (honours) in the Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 4.0.
  • have applied/be admitted to a full time Undergraduate or Master’s degree programme in an accredited university of the United Republic of Tanzania. The programme should commence in 2016/2017 academic year in any of the following fields: Mathematics, Science, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting or Finance.

How To Apply: 

Completed application form must be returned to:
The Chairperson,
Scholarship Awards Committee,
Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund,
Bank of Tanzania,
2 Mirambo Street,

Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

Award Provider: Bank of Tanzania

Important Notes: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview


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