The Africa-America Institute is accepting applications for the new East African Development Bank (EADB) scholarship program for experienced teachers and lecturers to earn a post-graduate degree in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology in the United States.
The EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program is aimed at boosting the number of qualified academics in the STEM fields and building workforce skills in the science, engineering and technology sectors in the East African countries of Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
The fully-funded EADB graduate level scholarships will provide full tuition, room and living expenses within a stipulated budget. The scholarship application deadline is January 25, 2016. AAI is administering the scholarship program in partnership with the EADB.
Scholarships will be available to qualified teachers and lecturers of tertiary institutions, secondary schools, and polytechnics with at least three years of full-time teaching experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Scholarship recipients must be under 40 years of age and a citizen of the EADB member states of Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Scholars must also commit …read more