Samia Scholarship 2023/2024: Scholarships for Top Science Graduates in Tanzania

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Samia Scholarship 2024/2025: Scholarships for Top Science Graduates in Tanzania

What is 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.

Scholarships for High-Achieving Graduates in 2023 Advanced Level Examinations in Science Subjects

1.0 INTRODUCTION

The Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology announces the SAMIA SCHOLARSHIP program for undergraduate studies for students who have excelled in the 2023 Advanced Level Examinations conducted by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA) in Science subjects (PCB, PCM, PGM, CBG, CBA, PMC, and CBN).

SAMIA SCHOLARSHIP will cover one hundred percent (100%) of Higher Education tuition fees for students admitted to programs in Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine.

2.0 ELIGIBILITY

This scholarship will be awarded to sixth form graduates meeting the following criteria:

  1. Be a Tanzanian citizen.
  2. Achieve high marks in the 2023 national sixth form examinations conducted by NECTA in science subjects.
  3. Secure admission to a recognized Higher Education Institution in the country, offering programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Medicine listed under Cluster 1 in the Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) loan application guidelines for the year 2023/2024, available at www.heslb.go.tz.
  4. Submit a scholarship application following the prescribed guidelines accurately.

View Here: List Of Names qualified for Samia Scholarship

3.0 SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE

The scholarship will cover expenses in accordance with the Higher Education Students’ Loans Board standards and guidelines for the following areas:

a. Tuition fees

b. Food and accommodation allowance

c. Books and stationery allowance

d. Special faculty requirements

e. Practical training

f. Research

g. Assistive devices for students with special needs

h. Health insurance

4.0 DURATION OF SAMIA SCHOLARSHIP

Beneficiary students will receive sponsorship for a period ranging from three (3) to five (5) years, depending on their respective programs.

5.0 APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications for the Samia Scholarship should be submitted online via https://olas.heslb.go.tz for a duration of 14 days, starting from September 25, 2023.

6.0 SCHOLARSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Students awarded the SAMIA SCHOLARSHIP are required to adhere to the following terms and conditions:

a. Sign a Scholarship Agreement between the student and the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology.

b. Maintain a bank account for direct fund disbursement.

c. Seek written permission from the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology before changing their sponsored program of study.

d. Students may only defer their studies due to health reasons and with confirmation from their respective institutions.

e. If a beneficiary withdraws from the scholarship before commencing studies, a written notice must be submitted to:

Secretary General,

Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology,

Government City, Mtumba Area, Afya Street,

P.O. Box 10,

40479 DODOMA, TANZANIA.

Email: [email protected]

 f. If a beneficiary’s GPA falls below 3.8 during the academic year, the scholarship will be suspended. g. Beneficiaries must register in the Students Management System, accessible at https://scholarships.moe.go.tz/.

View Here: List Of Names qualified for Samia Scholarship

IMPORTANT NOTES:

a. This scholarship is a one hundred percent (100%) sponsorship subject to the guidelines of the Higher Education Students’ Loans Board.

b. The list of eligible students can be found at www.moe.go.tz and www.heslb.go.tz.

 

Issued by: Secretary General,

Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology

September 25, 2023

DODOMA.

View Here: Frequently asked Question About Samia Scholarship

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