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Fully-funded Scholarships for African Students

Fully-funded Scholarships for African Students

Fully Funded
Country: Tanzania
City: Dar es Salaam
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The Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies offers a number of fully-funded scholarships for African students to commence study at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. This opportunity is available for the students from East African Community partner states. The main purpose of this scholarship is to train aspiring young East African lawyers, qualifying them for leading positions in the region and beyond.

Scholarship awards

The TGCL will award scholarships to applicants from the EAC Partner States only, which will cover the following expenses

  • Tuition fees for the LLM programme at the TGCL.
  • In addition to that cost of living stipend of 2,880 EUR for one year as well as an accommodation subsidy of 360 EUR for one year.
  • Furthermore, reasonable health insurance for one year and also a research allowance lump-sum of 460 EUR.

Application requirements

TGCL invites applications from candidates from the East African Community Partner States (i.e.
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda) for LLM studies starting on 1 November
2020. The applicant must have a minimum requirement for admission to the LLM programme is a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB). However, the candidate must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent from a recognised higher learning institution.
The language of instruction at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law in English. Those who are
not conversant with it should not apply. Candidates who have received their last University degree more than six years ago at the time of the application can be admitted as self-paying students but do not qualify for scholarships.

Application process

The candidate must submit an online application in order to apply for this Fully-funded Scholarships for African Students. In addition to completing the application, the candidate should also include the following attachments along with an application

  • a signed curriculum vitae (please use the Europass CV template, http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu) as well as a one-page letter of motivation
  • All relevant certificates (birth certificate, secondary education academic certificates, academic transcripts, certificates of legal or other professional education (or provisional results for applicants who are in the final year of their LLB studies); in the case of documents not written in English, an official translation should be attached.
  • a recent passport size photo
  • the data page of the passport or any other proof of identity
  • a letter of recommendation by a University teacher


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 January,2020
CityDar es Salaam
Open tocitizens of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda
OrganizerUniversity of Dar es Salaam
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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