Published on Thursday 06 February, 2020 23:57:02

1.0Call for applications

The general public is hereby informed that the government of New Zealand has offered a full funded scholarship to qualified Tanzanian through New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarships for postgraduate (Masters and PhD) studies tenable in various Universities in New Zealand for the academic year 2020/2021.



Applicants must meet all the eligibility criteria as follows:

  • Applicants must demonstrate strong academic ability, leadership qualities and a commitment to the development of our country;
  • Applicants must be 39 years of age or younger at the time of commencing their scholarship;
  • Applicants must be citizens of Tanzania;
  • Applicants should apply to an Institution in New Zealand;
  • Applicants will be required to provide evidence of proficiency in English language.

3.0Mode of Application

  • The list of participating Universities in New Zealand, Information on the scholarship including eligible countries, application process, deadline, priority sectors are available through the following link
  • All applicants should fill application form in English, writing clearly using black or blue pen.
  • Employed applicants must attach a letter from their employers confirming that, if granted scholarship will be allowed to utilize this opportunity.
  • Please find the Application form HERE {jd_file file==423}

3.1 Areas of specialization

All applicants should align in the following preferred topics:

  1. Climate change and Resilience;
  2. Food security and agriculture;
  3. Renewable Energy; and
  4. Good governance.

3.2 Applicants must submit two sets of the following:

  1. Completely filled application form;
  2. Certified copy of birth certificate;
  3. Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts;
  4. Certified copy of passport page of bio data; and
  5. Two referee letters.

Deadline for submission not late than 28 February, 2020 at 19:00hrs

Kindly submit your application through the following address;

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,
Afya Street,
Government City Mtumba,
P.O. Box 10,
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  • Name:    Permanent Secretary
  • Address: Government City
  • Mtumba Area - Afya Street
  •               P.O.Box 10
  •               40479 Dodoma
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