2016 East African Development Bank Scholarship Program for STEM For Study in the USA

2016 East African Development Bank Scholarship Program for STEM For Study in the USA

Application Deadline: January 25, 2016

East African Development Bank has launched the EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program for Teachers and Lecturers in partnership with The Africa-America Institute.

Scholarships will be available to students with a bachelor’s degree with an interest in pursuing a graduate degree in the field of math, science, technology and engineering in the United States at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology, world-class universities less than an hour away from New York City.

The scholarship program, EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program, will enable East African teachers and lecturers to earn a graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, science or math (STEM) at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology, world-class universities less than an hour away from New York City.

Eligibility Criteria

Successful applicants must be:

  • A university graduate with a Bachelor’s degree with First Class/Upper Second Honours in Mathematics, Sciences or Engineering
  • Under 40 years of age and a citizen of the EADB Member States: Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
  • Experienced Teachers and Lecturers of tertiary institutions, polytechnics with at least 3 years full-time teaching experience
  • Working full-time in public, government owned institutions
  • Committed to returning to their home country, to teach in a public government owned institution which is a mandatory requirement
  • Diligent in successfully completing the application process by the allotted deadlines at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology

This fully funded scholarship will provide full tuition, room and living expenses within a stipulated budget.

Benefits:

A qualified scholarship recipient will receive:

  • Full tuition, room and board plus living expenses and student’s annual health insurance so to pursue a Master’s degree in math and engineering.
  • Round-trip ticket to the USA at the beginning of the program and back to their home country in East Africa after the completion of the program.
  • Information about internships at top American and local companies working in Africa.

Application Process:

Send your application to EADB/AAI to email, EADB@aaionline.org by January 25, 2016, with the following information. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

  • Your name and contact information including physical address
  • A copy of your Bachelors degree
  • Your final grades
  • One page essay on how you imagine the masters level education would advance your own career; and how you would then make a positive impact in advancing STEM skills development in your home country; also specify  why you should be added to the pool of the applicants who can apply to Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Letter of support from your employer committing to employ you on completion of studies.

Timeline:

Rutgers

  • Application deadline at Rutgers University for Master applicants: March 31, 2016
  • First day of school at Rutgers University for Bachelor and Master: September 6, 2016

Note: International students’ orientation week is the last week in August each year. 

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

  • Application deadline at New Jersey Institute of Technology for Master applicants: May 1, for the Fall and November 15 for the Spring Semester.
  • First day of school at New Jersey Institute of Technology for Bachelor and Master: September 6, 2016.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the East African Development Bank Scholarship Program 2016

10 Comments

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