The Julius Nyerere Masters Scholarships for Tanzanian Students in UK, 2015-2016

The University of Edinburgh will offer one scholarship to a student from Tanzania for postgraduate Master’s study in any subject offered by the University for the 2015-2016 academic session.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 application deadline is 1 April 2015.. The University of Edinburgh will offer one scholarship to a student from Tanzania for postgraduate Master’s study in any subject offered by the University for the 2015-2016 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 scholarship is tenable for one academic year. In addition to their studies, the successful applicant will 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 full-time master’s degree program at University of Edinburgh.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are awarded for Arts degree that saw him study courses in English, Political Economy, Social Anthropology, British History, Economic History, Constitutional Law and Moral Philosophy at University of Edinburgh.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The scholarships will be awarded to Tanzanian citizen who is normally resident in Tanzania, and who is 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: Not provided
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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