2018 TGCL Postgraduate Scholarship in Law


Applications are currently been submitted for the 2018 TGCL Postgraduate Scholarship in Law, all applications must be submitted before the deadline for this program.

Applications are invited, especially from candidates in the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda), for entry into a postgraduate study programme in law (LLM or PhD) offered by the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL).

Level: Scholarships are awarded for pursuing Postgraduate study programme (LLM or PhD) at the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL).

Field(s): Law

School(Institutions/ Country): | Germany and Tanzania

Scholarship covers: A scholarship will cover the University fee and a health insurance. An annual amount of 2,400 EUR for Tanzanians and of 3,000 EUR for Non-Tanzanians will be paid to cover the cost of living. An additional lump sum of 30 EUR per month will be paid if you are not residing on campus. A once-off lump sum of 460 EUR for LLM and 920 EUR for PhD will be paid for the cost of research.

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  TGCL Scholarship is targeted for Candidates in the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya,Tanzania Rwanda, and Uganda) can apply for TGCL Scholarship.


Scholarship Application Method


Call for Applications (pdf)

Guide for TGCL Research Proposals (pdf)

The applicant must register online through the TGCL website and submit the following documents electronically:

  • a signed curriculum vitae with clear evidence of periods of legal and other relevant education, training and practical experience. It is compulsory to use the Europass CV template (http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu).
  • a one-page letter of motivation
  • certified photocopies of all relevant certificates (birth certificate, school leaving certificates, academic transcripts, certificates of legal or other professional education, including provisional results for applicants who are in the final year of their LLB studies); in the case of documents not written in English, an official translation should be attached
  • a recent passport picture
  • release letter from your employer (if you are employed)
  • proposal of the intended research (1,500 words) – see annexed guidelines

In addition to the online application, applicants must send the following documents to the address indicated below:

  • Hard copies of all application documents mentioned above
  • Two recent passport size pictures
  • Two letters of recommendation (signed and sealed)
  • a printout of the online registration confirmation sheet

Postal Address
Dr Benedict T. Mapunda
The Coordinator, TGCL
University of Dar es Salaam School of Law
P.O. Box 35093
Dar es Salaam
phone: +255 22 278 1422
email: mapundabt@yahoo.com

Physical Address
Dr Benedict T. Mapunda
University of Dar-es-Salaam School of Law
Mikocheni Campus (former NIC College – Opposite Mikocheni B Police Post)
Royal Mushi Street, No. 13
Mikocheni B
Dar es Salaam

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 17 February 2017

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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