2016 BG Tanzania International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for Study in the United Kingdom.

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Application Deadline: 15 March 2016.

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 oil and gas sectors.

Covering a range of 23 taught courses at four UK universities, the scheme is funded by BG Tanzania and administered by the British Council Tanzania.

Eligibility Requirements:

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 2016.
  • 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:

Step 1: If you are interested in applying, you first have to submit an application for a place to study to one of the universities and for one of the courses included in the Scheme.

Step 2: If and when you have received an offer for a place from one of those universities, you can apply by downloading the application form. The link can be found below.

Step 3: Submit your completed application pack to British Council Tanzania. Conditional offers are acceptable, if the only outstanding conditions are funding and proving an appropriate level of English language comprehension.

Timeline:

Application Deadline: 15 March 2016.

By this date, completed applications should have reached the British Council office in Dar es Salaam. Applicants will be shortlisted and invited for interviews, and the final selection of scholars will announced by April 2016.

Application Deadline:

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  2016 BG Tanzania International Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

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