Scholarships Announced by East African Community (EAC) Programme for Masters Studies

Applications are invited for the above-named scholarship programme supported by the GermanDevelopment Bank (KFW) in collaboration with the East African Community (EAC) and implemented by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA). The goal of this initiative is to contribute towards training leaders that will foster EAC regional integration. Applicants are expected to study in countries other than their own in selected universities and programmes.

Successful applicants will be offered a comprehensive package including scholarships for the master’s programmes, internships, mentoring, networking events and further leadership training activities. The scholarship will support masters students in Mathematics, Engineering, Informatics, Science, Technology and Business Science programmes. IUCEA hereby invites applications from students who are citizens of the East African Community (EAC) Partner States to apply for the KFW funded Masters Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be citizens of a partner state of the East African Community;
  • Possess the required academic qualifications for admission to the programme;
  • Submit a well-written motivation letter in English elaborating on the following:
    • The motivation for wanting to pursue a Masters Programme chosen in section 2 above
    • Foreseen professional engagement in the EAC Integration agenda after completing the Masters
    • Expect application of the acquired skills and knowledge from the Masters Programme to contribute the EAC Integration Agenda
    • Personal professional and academic vision in the next 5 to 10 years
      Note: Please note that all the above should be covered in one letter of not more than 500 words
  • Be below 35 years of age
  • Have applied to study in an EAC Partner State other than their country of citizenship

Application

Applications will be submitted through the following process and steps:

1. Identify the programme and University of your choice
2. Fill the application form for admission to the university (available from the
university, visit their website for more details)
3. Fill an application form for the scholarship (available on the IUCEA website at
http://www.iucea.org;
4. Append the supporting documentation for the admission as per university
requirements and for the scholarship as per section 7 below;
5. Submit both application forms electronically to the University and copy to the
following email addresses:

To apply, Click here

For more information, visit EAC Scholarship Programme .
Deadline: August 1, 2019

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