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10 fully funded scholarship at Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Memorial

10 fully funded scholarship at Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund announces ten (10) fully funded scholarship opportunities for the 2023/2024 academic year.

10 fully funded scholarship at Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Memorial

The Fund was established by the Bank of Tanzania on 12th October, 2009 in commemorating the great achievements of the Father of our Nation Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere. It is primarily dedicated for sponsoring undergraduate female students with outstanding academic achievement to pursue Science and Mathematics studies in Tanzanian accredited universities with the aim of promoting academic excellence of the students in respective fields. The Fund also sponsors male and female Tanzanians to pursue undergraduate studies in the fields of Science, Mathematics, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance.   In addition, the Fund sponsors both male and female best Tanzanians undergraduate students to undertake Master’s degree programmes in the afore-mentioned fields of study.

The Scholarships are granted on academic merit and based on a rigorous selection process. Successful applicants are granted full scholarship which covers all university direct cost (tuition fees etc.) and student direct costs (meal, accommodation, book and stationery allowance, field practical training, special faculty requirements etc.) as specified in the respective institutions’ costs structure including a laptop computer.

The scholarships are awarded as follows:

1.    Undergraduate (Bachelor) Degree Programmes (Seven Scholarships)

The Undergraduate scholarships are granted to top performers at the level of the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (ACSEE) to pursue Undergraduate degree programmes in two categories as follows:

Category A:Science and Mathematics Studies (Female Students only); and  
Category B:  Science, Mathematics, Information Technology, Economics, Accounting and Finance Studies (Male and Female Students)
Category A:Science and Mathematics Studies (Female Students only)

Applications for Scholarships under this category are for female candidates only and shall be required to meet the following criteria: –

  • Applicant must be a female Tanzanian citizen who has completed Advanced Secondary School Education in 2023;
  • Applicant must be a female student with outstanding academic achievement (Division one) in Science or Mathematics subjects in the 2023 Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (ACSEE); and
  • Applicant must have applied/be admitted to a full time Bachelor degree programme in an accredited university within the United Republic of Tanzania. The programme should commence in 2023/2024 academic year in the field of Science or Mathematics.  

         Category B:     Science,   Mathematics,   Information       Technology, Economics,

Accounting and Finance Studies (Male and Female Students)

10 fully funded scholarship at Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Memorial Applications for Scholarships under this category are open to both male and female students and shall be required to meet the following criteria: –

  • Applicant must be a male or female Tanzanian citizen who has completed Advanced Secondary School Education in 2023;
  • Applicant must be a student with outstanding academic achievement (Division one) in Science, Mathematics, Economics, Commerce or Accounting subjects in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (ACSEE); and
  • Applicant must have applied/be admitted to a full time Bachelor degree programme in an accredited university within the United Republic of Tanzania. The programme should commence in 2023/2024 academic year in any of the following fields: Science, Mathematics, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting or Finance.

2. Master’s Degree Programmes (Three Scholarships)

  The Master’s degree scholarships are open to both female and male best students who      are to enroll in Master’s degree programmes in the fields of Science, Mathematics, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting or Finance.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a Tanzanian citizen and must not be more than thirty- five years (35) of age.
  • Applicant must have obtained First Class or Upper Second Class (honours) in the Bachelor degree with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) score  of 4.0 from an accredited university within the United Republic of Tanzania.
  • Applicant should have completed Bachelor’s degree in studies related to Science, Mathematics, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting or Finance.
  • Applicant must have applied/be admitted to a full time Master’s degree programme   in an accredited university within the United Republic of Tanzania. The programme should commence in 2023/2024 academic year in any of the following fields: Science, Mathematics, Economics, Information Technology, Accounting or Finance.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates.

Mode of Application:

Applicants are required to complete Scholarship Application Forms which can be accessed on the BOT website: www.bot.go.tz.

  • Printed forms can be obtained from the Fund Administrator, Bank of Tanzania Sub Head Office, 2 Mirambo Street, 11884, DAR ES SALAAM. The forms can also be obtained at the Bank of Tanzania Head Office Dodoma, Sub-Head Office Zanzibar and Branch Offices (Arusha, Mwanza, Mbeya and Mtwara).

All application forms should be completed, scanned and submitted online to the Chairperson, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund, Bank of Tanzania Head Office, 2 Mirambo Street, 11884, DAR ES SALAAM by 20th September, 2023 (16:00hrs) through the following email addresses:

  • info@bot.go.tz
  • DG-EFP-OFFICE@bot.go.tz.

FORM FOR THE MWALIMU JULIUS K. NYERERE SCHOLARSHIP – 2023/2024

MWALIMU JULIUS K. NYERERE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM For Study in Tanzanian Universities 2023/2024

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

The Chairperson,

Scholarship Awards Committee,

Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund,

Bank of Tanzania,

2 Mirambo Street, 11884, DAR ES SALAAM.

Tel No. +255 22 2233041

Fax No. +255 22 2234088

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