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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.

Equity and Merit Scholarship students from Tanzania
Equity and Merit Scholarship students from Tanzania


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

Chemical Engineering

Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science


Electrical and Electronic Engineering



Medical and Life Sciences

Petroleum Engineering


The master’s scholarships are aimed at academically excellent, young professionals. 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 post-graduation 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

Applications for entry in September 2016 have now closed.

We will open for applications for 2017/18 academic year in February 2017.

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