Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Samia Scholarship 2023-2024

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Samia Scholarship 2023-2024

1. What is the Samia Scholarship?

The Samia Scholarship is a program initiated by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology in Tanzania. It provides full scholarships for undergraduate studies to high-achieving students who excelled in the 2023 Advanced Level Examinations in Science subjects.

2. Who is eligible for the Samia Scholarship?

To be eligible for the Samia Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Tanzanian citizen.
  • Obtain high scores in the 2023 national sixth form examinations conducted by NECTA in science subjects.
  • Secure admission to a recognized Higher Education Institution in Tanzania offering programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Medicine listed under Cluster 1 in the HESLB loan application guidelines for 2023/2024.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Samia Scholarship 2023-2024

3. What expenses does the Samia Scholarship cover?

The Samia Scholarship covers the following expenses:

  • Tuition fees
  • Food and accommodation allowance
  • Books and stationery allowance
  • Special faculty requirements
  • Practical training
  • Research
  • Assistive devices for students with special needs
  • Health insurance

4. How long does the Samia Scholarship last?

The duration of the scholarship varies and can range from three (3) to five (5) years, depending on the student’s chosen program of study.

5. How can I apply for the Samia Scholarship?

To apply for the Samia Scholarship, follow these steps:

  • Visit the online application portal at https://olas.heslb.go.tz.
  • Submit your application during the specified 14-day application period, starting from September 25, 2023.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Samia Scholarship 2023-2024

6. What are the terms and conditions of the Samia Scholarship?

Students who receive the Samia Scholarship are required to:

  • Sign a Scholarship Agreement with the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology.
  • Maintain a bank account for direct fund disbursement.
  • Seek written permission from the Ministry before changing their sponsored program.
  • Defer studies only for health reasons and with confirmation from their institutions.
  • Notify the Ministry if they withdraw from the scholarship before starting their studies.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.8 during the academic year.
  • Register in the Students Management System, accessible at https://scholarships.moe.go.tz/.

7. Where can I find the list of eligible students for the Samia Scholarship?

The list of eligible students can be found on the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology website at www.moe.go.tz and the Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) website at www.heslb.go.tz.

8. Is the Samia Scholarship a 100% sponsorship?

Yes, the Samia Scholarship is a 100% sponsorship program. However, the funding limit is subject to the guidelines of the Higher Education Students’ Loans Board.

9. When is the application deadline for the Samia Scholarship?

The application period for the Samia Scholarship is 14 days, starting from September 25, 2023. Be sure to submit your application within this timeframe.

10. Where can I get more information or seek assistance regarding the Samia Scholarship?

For further information or assistance, you can contact the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology at the provided contact details or visit their official website at www.moe.go.tz.

 

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