Thursday, 22 February 2018

EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program At University of New Jersey 2018


Brief Description: Africa-America Institute (AAI), the East African Development Bank (EADB) launched the EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program in 2015 to support the capacity of regional faculty teaching in fields (science, technology, engineering and math) which are critical to local employment and the growth of national economies. The fast-track, 12 month scholarships provide experienced teachers and lecturers from EADB member countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda) to earn a Masters’ degree in science, technology, engineering and Math (STEM) at Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA. The East African Development Bank and the Africa-America Institute are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program.

Application Deadline: March 7, 2018

Country of Study: University in New Jersey, USA

Level Of Study: To Pursue Master Degree Programme

Courses Available: Math Education, Science Education, Cell and Developmental Biology(MS), Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ME), Industrial and Systems Engineering (MS).

Countries Eligible to Apply: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda

Benefits of the Scholarship: The Scholarship Award Varies depending on the Course Offered.

Further Criteria to be Eligible: To be eligible for this prestigious scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:
  • Be a citizen of one of the following countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda
  • A university graduate with a bachelor’s degree with first class/upper second honors in mathematics, sciences or engineering
  • Have at least three (3) years of teaching experience in a STEM related field at a public institution in East Africa;
  • Currently working full-time in public, government-owned educational institutions
  • Committed to returning to their home country, to teach in a public government owned institution which is a mandatory requirement.
  • Diligent in successfully completing the application process by the allotted deadlines at Rutgers University

Instruction on How to Apply:
Application Requirement

  • A copy of your Bachelors degree
  • Transcripts of your grades
  • A completed application form (the Application Form can be downloaded here)
  • A copy of your valid Passport
  • A copy of your GRE scores**** (due in phase 2 with your application to Rutgers University, April 1)
  • One-page essay on how you imagine the masters level education would advance your own career; and how you would then make a positive impact in advancing STEM skills development in your home country; also specify why you should be added to the pool of the applicants to apply to Rutgers University?
  • Letter of support from your employer committing to employ you on completion of studies andconfirming that your role is currently that of a teacher or lecturer in the STEM field.

Interested Candidate Should Apply through the Scholarship link


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