WIZARA YA ELIMU : Fully Funded Scholarships For Female Students, Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

Call for Application

The World Bank is partnering with eight Governments in Eastern and Southern Africa in an innovative project with the aim of improving the quality of training and research in higher education and reducing the skill gaps in key development priority areas. The Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) Project supports the governments of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia in strengthening selected African Centers of Excellence (ACEs) to deliver quality post-graduate education and build collaborative research capacity in the following priority areas: (i) Industry, (ii) Agriculture, (iii) Health, (iv) Education, and (v) Applied Statistics.The ACE II Project implements three components, namely (i) strengthening the 24 higher education institutions into regional ACEs in Eastern and Southern Africa in a set of defined regional priority areas (US$ 140 million); (ii) providing capacity building support to these ACEs through regional activities (US$3 million); and (iii) supporting coordination and management of the implementation of components (i) and (ii) (US$5 million).

(i) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) or Industry

(ii) Agriculture

(iii) Health

(iv) Education 

(v) Applied Statistics.


The provided financial support for each Fellowship Program will cover:

i) University tuition fees: Approximately USD 3,000 per year (payable directly to the Host University according to an official invoice)

ii)Stipend: USD 800 per month to support living expenses such as housing, food, utilities, local transportation, medication and settlement expenses

iii)Research: USD 4,800 to support student research, payable upon approval of the research proposal

iv)Allowance: USD 2,000 one-off allowance to cover visa, laptop, and books

v)Air ticket: A round-trip economy fare for the most direct route between the beneficiary’s home country and the study destination of Host University


For further information about the scholarship, the fellowship awardeligibility criteria, pleasevisit the following links: CLICK HERE—>>BONYEZA HAPA

Application Process and Procedures

Interested candidates are advised to fill in the application form found at ace2.iucea.orgor www.iucea.org, attach all requested documents, and send by e-mail toexsec@iucea.org with a copy to ace2rfu@iucea.org.

Applications must be received not later than 5.00 PM East African Time on June 30, 2019.


Issued by:

Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,

University of Dodoma,

College of Business and Law,

Block 10,

P .O. Box 10,

40479 Dodoma.

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