East African Development Bank has launched the EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program, in partnership with The Africa-America Institute. Scholarships will be available to experienced teachers and lecturers with a bachelor's degree in math, science, technology and engineering with an interest in pursuing a graduate degree in those fields in the United States at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology, world-class universities less than an hour away from New York City.
-A university graduate with a bachelor's degree with first class/upper second honours in mathematics, sciences or engineering
-Under 40 years of age and a citizen of the EADB Member States: Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
Experienced Teachers and Lecturers of tertiary institutions, secondary schools, and polytechnics with at least 3 years full-time teaching experience
-Working full-time in public, government-owned educational institutions
-Committed to returning to their home country, to teach in a public government owned institution which is a mandatory requirement
-Diligent in successfully completing the application process by the allotted deadlines at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology
A qualified scholarship recipient will receive:
-Full tuition, room, and board plus living expenses and student's annual health insurance so to pursue a Master's degree in math and engineering.
-A round-trip ticket to the USA at the beginning of the program and back to their home country in East Africa after the completion of the program.
-Information about internships at top American and local companies working in Africa
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.