Financial Support

Private Scholarship Offers

For the first four cohorts of the EMoS programme, CENIT@EA provided scholarships for students. From the 5th and next cohort onwards, these kind of scholarships will no longer be available as per the joint project plan. CENIT@EA is moving towards ever stronger local ownership and the development of financial support is part of this move.

There are a multitude of alternative scholarships available to students who want to take up a Master's programme in Tanzania. Below, we have gathered a selection of fitting offers. Please check the details of each scholarship programme to see whether you are eligible for funding.

Please check with the scholarship provider whether you are eligible to apply for studies at NM-AIST in Tanzania.

DAAD In-Country In-Region Programme

The In-Country/In-Region programme supports the training of future professionals and managerial staff in developing countries, in particular university teachers. Support is available for postgraduate programmes and for doctorates. NM-AIST has been chosen as one of the partners of the programme with its EMoS programme.

The OPEN SCHOLARSHIP CALLS 2023/2024, Start of study Spring 2024 ended on 27 April 2023. The next call will be announced soon via the DAAD website.
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Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance 2024/2025 Scholarships for Young Africans

Harambeans are African innovators who have pledged to “work together as one” to build Africa’s future. Over the last decade, Harambeans has spawned a series of tech-enabled ventures such as Andela, Flutterwave, Go1, and Yoco, which have collectively raised over $1bn from Google Ventures, CRE Ventures, Accel, and SoftBank.

Early Admission Deadline: September 30, 2023
Regular Admission Deadline: October 31, 2023
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Generation Google Scholarship (EMEA)

The Generation Google Scholarship: for women in computer science was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2022-2023 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership, and academic background. The program is open to qualified students who meet all the minimum qualifications. Women interested in computer science are strongly encouraged to apply..

Last deadline: 16 May 2023. Next call to be announced via Google website.
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Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program

The Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program aims to fuel development of female STEM2D leaders and feed the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers, in each of the STEM2D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.

The scholarship provider will not open a call this year. They are aiming to open applications in Q3 of 2024 to select a 2025 cohort. Please check their website for updates.
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National Loan and Scholarship Schemes

The EAC members states offer different forms of support for students from their countries to study at institutions outside their own country. Tanzanian nationals can apply to offers within their own country. Please check the website of your national agency for details and deadlines.

Please check with your national loans and scholarship agencies whether you are eligible to apply for support to study at NM-AIST in Tanzania.
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Kenyan Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

The Kenyan Higher Education Loans Board supports undergraduate and postgraduate students to finance their studies at Kenyan Higher Education institutions and abroad with scholarships and loans.
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Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD)

Student loans and bursaries schemes for Rwandese nationals are managed by the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD). Interested student have to apply via the online student loan management system MINUZA.
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Tanzanian Higher Education Students’ Loans Board

The Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) assists needy and eligible Tanzanian students to access loans and grants for higher education. The Loan Application Window opens once annually.
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Ugandan Higher Education Students’ Financing Board

The Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB) provides loans and scholarships to Ugandan students who have qualified to pursue accredited courses of study or programmes in the recognized Higher Education Institutions. HESFB also implements the Students Loan Scheme.
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