Fully-funded Julius Nyerere Masters Scholarship for Tanzanian Students 2018/2019 – UK

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The University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for the Fully-funded Julius Nyerere Masters Scholarship for Tanzanian Students 2018/2019 – UK, eligible African scholars are by this notice invited to apply.

About Scholarship:

 The Julius Nyerere Scholarship was set up in 2009 in memory of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere who led Tanganyika to independence in 1961 and became the first prime minister and later president of Tanzania. Nyerere received a scholarship in 1949 to attend the University of Edinburgh where he obtained a Masters of Arts degree that saw him study courses in English, Political Economy, Social Anthropology, British History, Economic History, Constitutional Law, and Moral Philosophy.

Type:

 Masters

subject Areas: 

Courses offered at the University

 Institution:

University of Edinburgh

Value of  Scholarship: 

The Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarships will cover the full overseas tuition fee, living costs of £10,000, and a return flight from Tanzania to the UK.

Eligible African Countries: 

Tanzania

To be taken at (country): 

UK

 

Eligibility:

  • The scholarships will be awarded to Tanzanian citizen who is normally resident in Tanzania, and who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study at the University of Edinburgh.
  • Applicants who already hold a degree from outside Tanzania will not be considered.
  • 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.

How to Apply: 

  • Eligible applicants will complete an online scholarship application.
  • Information on how to apply will follow shortly 
  • As part of the personal statement section of the scholarship application applicants will be asked to answer the following question:  ‘If Julius Nyerere was a student at the University of Edinburgh in 2018 and had a Twitter account, what would he tweet, and who would he follow? Explain your answer in 500-750 words.’

Application Deadline: 2nd April 2018

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

 Important Notes: Please note that you will not be able to access the online application form unless you have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh and have full EASE authentication.

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