The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority ICT Scholarships For Graduates & Undergraduates – 2016

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority ICT Scholarships For Graduates & Undergraduates - 2016

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) is currently inviting highly qualified graduate and undergraduate students to apply for its 2016-2017 ICT scholarship. The scholarship offers Tanzania students the opportunity to obtain degrees in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and related areas.

The overreaching aim of establishing the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority was to transform the public higher education to improve quality and efficiency of teaching and learning, creating a world-class higher learning institution.

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) is a quasi-independent Government body responsible for regulating the communications and broadcasting sectors in Tanzania.

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and interview to be conducted by the Scholarship Panel.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs at public universities.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to obtain degrees in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and related areas.

Scholarship Award: The Scholarship covers all university direct cost (tuition fees etc) and all student direct cost (meal, accommodation, book and stationary allowance, field practical training, special faculty requirement etc) for the duration of the course, provided that they obtain good academic performance. The scholarship amount has been set based on average cost of fees and other costs for the students in public universities. A student may enquire scholarship amount for specific items from the Authority.

Scholarship can be taken in the Tanzania

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these scholarships:

(a) Undergraduate Students:

  • The applicant must have completed Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination in the year 2016.
  • The applicant must be admitted or intending to be admitted in any ICT related degree programs in an accredited Institution of Higher Learning in Tanzania in the 2016/17 academic year.
  • The applicant must have obtained division one in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent.

(b) Master Students:

  • Have an honors upper second or higher undergraduate degree from recognized University.
  • The applicant must be admitted or intending to be admitted in any ICT related degree programs in an accredited Institution of Higher Learning in Tanzania in 2016/17 academic year.

(c) Ph.D. Students:

  • Have an honors upper second or higher undergraduate degree from recognized University.
  • Masters degree or an equivalent Masters degree from a recognized university.
  • The applicant must be admitted or intending to be admitted in any ICT related degree programs in an accredited Institution of Higher Learning in Tanzania in 2016/17 academic year.

Nationality: Tanzanian students can apply for these ICT scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements:  For Undergraduates: The applicant must have completed Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination in the year 2016.

For Master Students: Applicants must have an honors upper second or higher undergraduate degree from recognized University.

For Ph.D. Students: Applicants must have an honors upper second or higher undergraduate degree from recognized University.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted by post. Application Forms can be obtained from the website www.tcra.go.tz or applicants can visit TCRA HQ or their Zanzibar office, Zone offices in Dodoma, Mbeya, Arusha and Mwanza to obtain application forms. Applicants can also request the same by email through dg-at-tcra.go.tz. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is July 11, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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