scholarships for Tanzanians ,East Africans

The TGCL is awarding scholarships funded by the DAAD and the German Foreign Office.

A limited number of scholarships is available for LLM and PhD students admitted to the programmes. The scholarships cover university fees, health insurance, the cost of living (including miscellaneous charges) of 2,400/3,000 EUR per annum for Tanzanians/Non-Tanzanians.

Furthermore, a lump sum of 460 EUR for LLM and 920 EUR for PhD will be paid for the cost of research.

The LLM scholarship covers a period of one year, and the PhD scholarship a period of three years.

The scholarship holder is expected to attend the postgraduate studies programme on a full-time basis and to attend courses and other activities as outlined in the relevant curriculum.

Application

Applications are invited, especially from candidates in the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda), for entry into a postgraduate study programme in law (LLM or PhD) offered by the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL) starting on 1 August, 2015.

Requirements and Qualifications

The requirements for admission to the LLM and PhD programmes are those applicable at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law, i.e. for the LLM programme a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent from a recognised institution of higher legal education, and for the PhD programme an excellent LLM degree from a recognised institution.

Application procedure

Please send your application for admission using the prescribed forms both as hard copy and as electronic copy to the following address:

The Coordinator
TGCL
Dr Benedict T. Mapunda
University of Dar es Salaam School of Law
P.O. Box 35093
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
fax: +255 22 2410 103
email: TGCLapplications@yahoo.com
(This email address shall only be used for submission of the application. In case of any inquiry please contact our coordinator direclty).

For details on the application procedure, please see the call for application.

The deadline for applications is 15 January, 2015.

If you have any question on the application process our coordinator Dr Benedict T Mapunda will be glad to assist you.

Application for Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships is available for LLM and PhD students admitted to the programmes. A scholarship will cover the University fee and a health insurance. An annual amount of 2,400 EUR for Tanzanians and of 3,000 EUR for Non-Tanzanians will be paid to cover the cost of living. A lump sum of 460 EUR for LLM and 920 EUR for PhD will be paid for the cost of research. The LLM scholarship covers a period of one year, and the PhD scholarship a period of three years.

Details can be found in the call for application

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