Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program for Tanzanian citizens 2015


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Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program for Tanzanian citizens 2015

The Embassy of the United States in Dar es Salaam has announced the 2015-2016 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program for Tanzanian Students. This is the largest Fulbright program with Africa and provides financial assistance for a maximum of two years of study. This scholarship is for graduate degree in a U.S. university or for participation in a non-degree research or nonacademic professional program. It is designed primarily to strengthen African universities through higher degree training for faculty members. Applications are also accepted from prospective candidates in public and private educational and cultural institutions, independent research institutes, and professional institutions.

  • Applicants can pursue program in their chosen field of study.
  • Scholarship is available for pursing graduate degree or for participation in a non-degree research or nonacademic professional program

Eligibility: -Applicants must be citizens of Tanzania or permanent residents qualified to hold a valid passport issued by Tanzania. -Applicants must have a record of outstanding academic achievement and preparation in their chosen field of study. -Applicants should either be candidates for an advanced degree in their current field or for a specialized non-degree program in a field for which they are well prepared. Applicants who wish to pursue study in a field other than their current field of study must demonstrate adequate background in that field. -Applicants must be affiliated with or committed to working at an academic institution or public or private institutions in Tanzania upon return, and should have the endorsement of their home institution. -Applicants should have a high motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program as scheduled and to returning home. -Applicants with no extensive or recent U.S. experience will be given preference. -Applicants must have a sufficiently high level of English proficiency to enable them to complete a full-time program of graduate study in the United States.

  • Tanzanian citizens can apply for this Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program.
  • Scholarship is awarded for maximum of two years.
  • Only successful candidates will be called for interviews scheduled for Mid-May/June.
  • The mode of applying is online, post or electronically to drs_exchanges-at-state.gov. All application forms must be prepared electronically, on-line application is preferred: hand-written applications will not be accepted. Candidates must submit completed application forms, academic transcripts, and three confidential letters of reference online.
  • The application deadline is May 1, 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application