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Rwanda Cambridge Masters & PhD Scholarships 2017/2018 – UK

Brief Description: Scholarship for Rwandan Postgraduate – Masters and PhD – Students at the University of Cambridge in UK

Application Deadline: 1st December, 2016 (annual)

The Ministry of Education, Rwanda and the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust has agreed to offer a New postgraduate scholarship for Rwandan students to study at University of Cambridge in UK. The scholarship is available for postgraduate degree courses starting in October. Candidates may apply for either a 1-year taught postgraduate degree (Masters) or for a 3-year research degree (PhD). Applications are welcomed in any subject, but priority will be given to subjects that contribute to the development of Rwanda. Applications open on 1 September, and must be submitted before 1 December.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be citizens of Rwanda
  • hold a first degree from a recognized university
  • gain admission to the University of Cambridge in the normal way, and fulfil all admission requirements to the University
  • be working in, or intend to work in, higher education institutes or public administration in Rwanda

Selection Criteria: 

  • Priority will be given to applications in subjects that contribute to the development of Rwanda.
  • Applicants should be working in, or intend to work in, higher education institutes or public administration in Rwanda.
  • Successful candidates will be asked to sign an agreement to return to and work in Rwanda after completion of their course of study in Cambridge.
  • Successful PhD candidates will also be expected to return annually to Rwanda for short periods to share their experiences or contribute in other ways.

Scholarship Worth

  • University Composition Fee
  • Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)
  • Annual return travel between Rwanda and the UK

Number of Awardees: Up to 5 scholarships may be awarded each year.

For more details and how to apply for this scholarship, visit Scholarship Webpage

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