2015 BG Tanzania International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for study in the United Kingdom (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 15 March 2015

The BG Tanzania International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for Geoscience and Engineering is aimed at Tanzanian graduates who want to complete their postgraduate education in the UK and access future employment opportunities in the energy and related sectors.

The scheme offers Tanzanian graduates the opportunity to pursue postgraduate education at universities in the UK, with a focus on specific geoscience and engineering courses that are particularly relevant for Tanzania’s emerging natural gas and related sectors.

Covering a range of 30 taught courses at four UK universities, the scheme is funded by BG Tanzania and administered by the British Council Tanzania.


Applicants should:

  • be a Tanzanian national
  • be able to meet the relevant course entry requirements set by the participating universities (please consult the university and websites for details)
  • have completed a relevant graduate degree in geoscience, engineering or a related subject area
  • be able to demonstrate an adequate standard of English language comprehension.

Scholarship Worth:

Scholarship awards are granted for a maximum period of 12 months, for courses starting in September 2015.

The awards are comprehensive, covering academic tuition fees and related administrative expenses, registration fees, field work costs, living expenses, a return airfare, support with visa applications, and pastoral care while in the UK.

How to Apply:

Email your completed form for the September 2015 intake before 15 March.

For More Information:

Visit the Official webpage of the BG Tanzania International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme


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