Julius Nyerere Masters Scholarships for Tanzanian Students at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2014

University of Edinburgh offers three masters scholarships to students from Tanzania in UK. Scholarships are awarded for postgraduate Master’s study in any subject offered by the University for the 2014-2015 academic session. Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so. The Scholarships will cover the full overseas tuition fee, living costs of £10,000 and a return flight from Tanzania to the UK. The scholarships will be tenable for one academic year. The application deadline is 1 April 2014.. The University of Edinburgh will offer three scholarships to students from Tanzania for postgraduate Master’s study in any subject offered by the University for the 2014-2015 academic session. The Julius Nyerere Scholarship was set up in 2009 in memory of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere who led Tanganyika to independence in 1961 and became the first prime minister and later president of Tanzania. Nyerere received a scholarship in 1949 to attend the University of Edinburgh where he obtained a Masters of Arts degree that saw him study courses in English, Political Economy, Social Anthropology, British History, Economic History, Constitutional Law, and Moral Philosophy. The Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarships will cover the full overseas tuition fee, living costs of £10,000, and a return flight from Tanzania to the UK. The scholarships will be tenable for one academic year. In addition to their studies, the successful applicants will each be expected to participate in Swahili language conversation tutorials. This will amount to no more than 20 hours for each scholar per semester..  Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree level at University of Edinburgh.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarships are provided for postgraduate Master’s study in any subject offered by the University for the 2014-2015 academic session.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The scholarships will be awarded to Tanzanian citizens who are normally resident in Tanzania, and who are accepted for admission on a full
· time basis for a postgraduate Master’s programme of study at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants who already hold a degree from outside Tanzania will not be considered.
· Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The Julius Nyerere Master’s Scholarships will cover the full overseas tuition fee, living costs of £10,000, and a return flight from Tanzania to the UK.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The scholarships will be tenable for one academic year.
Number of scholarships:  Three scholarships are offered.

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