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APPLY: Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship 2018


The scholarship scheme which was launched in 2007 is intended to enable young Africans to study in reputable African universities with a binding agreement that beneficiaries will work in any African country for at least the same duration of scholarship period after graduation.


  • Tuition fees: According to an official invoice from the host university.
  • Stipend: 500 US$ monthly to support living expenses such as, housing, food utilities, local transportation and medication.
  • Book Allowance: An allowance of 500 US$ per year for the purchase of books.
  • Air ticket: A round-trip economy fare for the most direct route between the beneficiary’s home country and the study destination of host institute.


  • Be a female citizen of an African Union member State.
  • Be under the age of thirty-five (35) years for Masters programmes; and under forty (40) years for PhD programmes.
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor Degree in the relevant field (science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), at the level of Upper Second Class Honours for a Masters’ Degree Programme; and a holder of Masters’ Degree in the relevant field for a PhD programme. The degree must be from a reputable university.
  • Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement as evidenced by academic transcripts, and academic awards if any.
  • Have proof of admission to undertake a full time Masters or PhD programme in a recognised university of an African Union Member state.
  • Be willing to commit to work in an African union Member state upon completion of studies for at least three (3) years.

DEADLINE: April 30 2018

To apply and for more information visit here

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