Application Due Date: 1st August 2019, not behind 17: 00 hours East Africa Time.

The EAC Scholarship Program is an effort by the East African Neighborhood (EAC), the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and German Advancement Bank-KFW. The task started in 2018 when the EAC and IUCEA participated in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with KFW tailored towards the training of trainees within the EAC area. This Task focuses on developing future modification representatives, who determine themselves with the combination program of the EAC and want to share financial and development-oriented specialist understanding. The objective of this effort is to contribute towards training leaders that will cultivate EAC local combination.

This objective will be partially attained through the facility of scholastic partnership and an exchange program in between universities/Institutions within the EAC area, by motivating trainees to study in nations besides their own. In order to accomplish these effects, the task uses an extensive bundle consisting of scholarships for masters programs, internships, mentoring, networking occasions and additional management training activities.

The scholarship will support masters trainees in Mathematics, Engineering, Informatics, Science, Innovation and Service Science programs. The program will consist of a minimum 30 percent women trainees in order to support females’s involvement and improve gender equality. IUCEA thus welcomes applications from trainees who are people of the East African Neighborhood (EAC) Partner States to obtain the KFW moneyed Masters Scholarships.

The goal of the program is to train masters scholars who will act as modification representatives for local financial advancement and combination in the EAC.


Choice Requirements
The following requirements is compulsory. Trainees ought to:
a) Be people of a partner state of the East African Neighborhood;-LRB- ************) b) Have the needed scholastic certifications for admission to the program
c) Send a well composed inspiration letter in English elaborating on the following:
Inspiration for wishing to pursue a the Masters Program selected in area 2 above
Foreseen expert engagement in EAC Combination program after finishing the Masters
Anticipate application of the gotten abilities and understanding from the Masters Program to contribute the EAC Combination Program
Personal expert and scholastic vision in the next 5 to 10 years
Note: Please note that all the above must be covered in one letter of not more than 500 words
d) Be listed below 35 years of age
e) Have actually used to study in an EAC Partner State besides their nation of citizenship

The task uses financial backing to academically knowledgeable and disadvantaged masters trainees with the primary concentrate on top priority programs. Ladies and individuals with specials needs are motivated to sign up with the program. Masters trainees will be offered a repaired quantity of cash to cover living in addition to expenses for mentor and research study products. The trainees will be needed to use to study in an EAC Partner State besides their own.

At the universities/Institutions, coaches will be picked in order to support the trainees throughout the time of research study and research study. With the assistance of incorporated internships, and extra-curricular activities, useful knowing will be made sure through the universities and public-private collaborations endeavors. IUCEA will support the universities/Institutions in choice of the coaches and assistance of the internships throughout the execution of masters programs.

The monetary cooperation plan will fund the very first 3 associates of around 157 masters trainees over their complete research study time of 2 years. After the very first mate has actually finished the research studies, an independent examination of the level of achievement of the goals of the task will be performed, with the preferable effect being evaluated.

The trainees will participate in extracurricular occasions at minimum of one event-visit each year per trainee. These might be networking occasions with agents from political and socio-economic spheres, where training on local combination subjects and other topics based workshops are arranged.

Application procedure
Applications will be sent through the following procedure and actions:

  1. Determine the program and University of your option
  2. Fill the application for admission to the university (offered from the university, visit their site for more information)
  3. Fill an application for the scholarship (offered on the IUCEA site at;
  4. Add the supporting documents for the admission according to university requirements and for the scholarship according to area 7 listed below;-LRB- ***************).
  5. Send both application digitally to the University and copy to the following e-mail addresses:
    [email protected]
    [email protected]
    Note: Where universities have online application system, please send out the scholarship application to the defined e-mail addresses

Supporting Files

Please send the following supporting files together with the application
a. Signed curriculum vitae
b. Qualified copies of all university degree certificates. Please integrate into one file. If needed, you might zip the file to make it smaller sized for publishing.
c. Qualified copies of all university records. Please integrate into one file. If needed, you might zip the file to make it smaller sized for publishing.
d. If suitable, a main letter validating release from your company. The letter should be on letterhead.
e. Current passport picture in colour of your complete head and upper shoulders.

f. Proof of citizenship of a Partner State in the East African Neighborhood such as copy of nationwide identity card/ passport/birth certificate;-LRB- ************) g. A well composed inspiration letter in English revealing the significance of desired program of research study to the EAC combination and advancement program
Please keep in mind the following:
a. A trainee might use to more than one University.
b. It is extremely suggested that you send your application well prior to the closing date for applications, particularly if you typically experience sluggish Web speeds or regular Web blackouts.
c. Kindly minimize the sizes of your files as much as possible to make them much easier to submit.
d. Preferrably all files consisting of scanned ones ought to be conserved and published in pdf format
e. The optimum size for any total application is 25 MB.
The due date for getting applications is first August 2019, not behind 17: 00 hours East Africa Time.

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Website of the EAC Scholarship Program 2019

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