Mwalimu Nyerere Master’s and PhD scholarships for women in STEM

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Date and time: 
Mon, 2018-02-05 15:08

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union scholarship scheme aims to support young women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to pursue Masters and PhD programmes in reputable African universities .


 An applicant must:

  1. Be a Female Citizen of an African Union Member State
  2. Be under the age of thirty five (35) years for Masters Programmes; and under forty (40) years for PhD Programmes.
  3. Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field, at the level of Upper Second Class Honours for a Masters’ Programme; and a holder of Masters’ Degree in the relevant field for a PhD Programme. The degree must be from a reputable University
  4. Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement as evidenced by academic transcripts, and academic awards if any.
  5. Have proof of admission to undertake a full time Masters or PhD programme in a recognized university of an African Union Member State.
  6. Be willing to commit to work in an African Union Member State on completion of studies for at least three (3) years. 

The scholarship covers tuition fees and a monthly stipend of USD500.

Application deadline: Monday April 30, 2018

For more information, see Call brochure

Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2018-04-30 17:08