Full-time campus-based master’s scholarships – Tanzania

We offer up to four scholarships for full-time master’s courses to academically excellent young professionals from Tanzania. The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses.
Applications for entry in September 2015 have now closed. We will open for applications for 2016/17 academic year in February 2016. Meanwhile you can stay up-to-date by checking our Equity and Merit Facebook page.


Scholarships are available in a wide range of subjects including Engineering, Environment, Medical and Life Sciences, and Textiles. Scholarships are not available for business and finance courses.

Full list of courses for which scholarships are available

Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Petroleum Engineering


Medical and Life Sciences




The master’s scholarships are aimed at academically excellent, young professionals with at least two years’ post-graduation work experience. Applicants must:
  • be a resident citizen of Tanzania and have not previously studied abroad;
  • hold a first or upper second class undergraduate degree;
  • have a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience;
  • be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate his/her potential to make a positive impact on the future of Tanzania;
  • have achieved a grade C in English Language at Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education level; or, have a minimum IELTS result of 6.5.

How to apply

We will open for applications for the academic year 2016/17 in February 2016. It is not necessary to have an offer of admission to apply for the scholarship. Please do not apply online for academic admission.

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