Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarship at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2016-2017

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The University of Edinburgh will award a Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarship scholarship Tanzanian student undertaking postgraduate Master’s study for the 2016-2017 academic session. The scholarship will cover the full overseas tuition fee, living costs of £10,000, and a return flight from Tanzania to the UK. The scholarship is tenable for one academic year. In addition to their studies, the successful applicant will be expected to participate in Swahili language conversation tutorials. The application deadline is 1st April 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded for postgraduate Master’s study in any subject offered by the University for the 2016-2017 academic session.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree at University of Edinburgh.
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, UK
Scholarship can be taken at:

-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.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Tanzanian students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The University of Edinburgh will offer one scholarship to a student from Tanzania for postgraduate Master’s study in any subject offered by the University for the 2016-2017 academic session. 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.

Number of award(s): The University of Edinburgh will offer one scholarship to a student from Tanzania.

Duration of award(s): The scholarship is tenable for one academic year. In addition to their studies, the successful applicant will be expected to participate in Swahili language conversation tutorials. This will amount to no more than 20 hours for each scholar per semester.

What does it cover? 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.

Selection Criteria: The scholarship is awarded broadly on the basis of academic merit, with candidates requiring a Bachelors degree equivalent to a UK First Class Honours (‘First’) or Upper Division/Upper Second Class Honours (‘2:1’) degree. N.B. The Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarship is highly competitive and only the best candidates are considered. Prospective applicants should note that, to date, in almost all cases successful candidates for the Scholarships have held a First Class Honours degree. Applicants with a 2:1 Honours degree will be considered if they can show a very strong track record of work experience relevant to their prospective degree.

Notification: A Selection Committee will meet in mid May 2016 to select the scholarship holder. The winners of the scholarships will be announced in late May 2016.

How to Apply: Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application. Please note 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.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st April 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application



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