Monday, October 9, 2017

Mo Scholars, Tanzania 2018

Deadline: 20/10/2017 Degree: Bachelor Scholarship Description: The Mo Dewji Foundation provides scholarships to outstanding high scho... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 20/10/2017

Degree: Bachelor

Scholarship Description: The Mo Dewji Foundation provides scholarships to outstanding high school students planning to pursue higher education, which cover four years of undergraduate college. The scholarship program is intended to create a community of passionate students and provide them with the capacity to achieve their greatest potential.

Eligibility: A. High Academic Achievement: Recipient must have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.8 on their A-Levels. This will be judged based on their academic transcript, and by testimony to your scholarly excellence that is provided by a letter of recommendation by a teacher.

B. Financial Need: Recipient must demonstrate financial need and submit documentation in the form of a written statement explaining need plus any available reinforcing narrative in the form of references that will be vetted by the committee.

C. Leadership Potential: Recipient must demonstrate leadership potential as demonstrated in extra-curricular activities, projects, and/or duties upheld prior to commencing their undergraduate studies. Applicants are required to provide evidence of this in the form of a written recommendation letter, awards received etc. as and where applicable.

Other eligibility requirements include:

Recipient must be a citizen of the United Republic of Tanzania (at the time they apply for the scholarship).
Recipient must have attended a secondary school in Tanzania to be eligible for this scholarship. Home-schooled students are not eligible.
Recipient must be fluent in both English and Kiswahili at the time of their application.
Recipient must be entering their first year of undergraduate education.
Recipient must declare their intent with a major / degree program of his/her choice.
Recipient should not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a tertiary institution within Tanzania or outside the country.

Benefits: Scholarship will be applied to the following expenses only:
Tuition Fees = TZS 1,000,000 – TZS 1,500,000 depending on the academic program of the scholarship recipient.
Direct University Fees = ID fees, registration fee, examination fees, medical capitation fees, student union fees, books and stationary allowance. A maximum amount of TZS 80,000 per scholarship recipient.
Housing and meals allowance = TZS 1,500,000 per annum per scholarship recipient.

Application: Before applying, make sure that you have all the required documents!

MoScholars Program application form
Official un-conditional acceptance letter to UDSM or SUA
Official secondary/high-school transcript
Teacher recommendation letter
Letter and supporting evidence demonstrating financial need
Letter and supporting evidence demonstrating leadership potential

Scholarship Website: http://www.modewjifoundation.org/our-programs/mo-scholars/