Ireland-Africa Fellows Scholarship programme for 2022/2023

The General public is hereby informed that the Ireland-Africa Fellows Scholarship programme for 2022/2023 academic year is now open for eligible Tanzanians to study a Master’s programme in Ireland’s world-renowned Higher Education Institutions in the fields of Gender Equity and Human Rights, Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action, and Management, Technology and Innovation.

Interested candidates are highly encouraged to apply through the website: https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/tanzania/our-services/opportunities-to-study-in-ireland/

Ireland-Africa Fellows Scholarship programme for 2022/2023 requirements

Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of and reside in Tanzania.
  • Hold a bachelor degree in a related discipline with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (upper second class) awarded within the last 12 years by a recognized higher education institution.
  • Must not already hold a qualification at Master’s level or higher
  • Be applying to commence a new course at Master’s level in Ireland no sooner than August/September 2022.
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership abilities and aspirations, as well as commitment to the achievement of the SDGs within Tanzania.
  • Have identified and selected two relevant courses from the Irish Aid Directory of Eligible Postgraduate Courses (course directory). Applications will only be considered for courses relevant to the applicant’s experience.
  • Have a clear understanding of the academic and English language proficiencies required for both courses chosen.
  • Must not have applied for an Ireland Fellowship on more than one previous occasion.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ work experience that is relevant to your proposed programme(s) of study.
  • Be applying to commence a new Masters course and not be seeking funding for a course already commenced or which will begin before Fellowship awards have been notified.

List of documents to be submitted

Full guidance on the application process, eligibility and documents to be submitted are found in the Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme 2022-2023 Stage 1 Guidance Note. Please read the Guidance Note carefully before applying, as eligibility criteria may differ from country to country.

Application process and submission

To apply for an Ireland-Africa Fellowship:

  1. You must complete theapplication form and attach supporting documents as outlined in Guidance Note and send to the following email address:  TanzaniaFellowships@dfa.ie
  2. Submit the filled application form not later than 1st August, 2021 (24:00hrs) East African Time.

Scholarship Coverage

The Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme is a fully-funded scholarship.

NB: There is no top-up loan or grant from the Government of Tanzania for the candidates who will be offered scholarships other than the one offered by Ireland-Africa Fellows Scholarship programme.

Issued by:

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,
Government City,
Afya Street,
P.O.BOX 10
40479 DODOMA
Email: info@moe.go.tz
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