Barclays Bank of Botswana is offering scholarships for individuals who wish to pursue a master’s degree at a recognized institute of higher learning in Botswana. The deadline for applications is 29 June 2016.

Brief Description: Barclays Bank of Botswana is proud to announce the ninth round of request for applications from students who wish to pursue their Master’s Degree. The Barclays – F.G. Mogae Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 in honour of the former president of Botswana, Mr Festus Mogae.

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Citizens of Botswana – People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Registered or intends to register for a Masters degree on a full-time basis and not on secondment with a company
  • Falls within the top 20% of her/his respective class in the final two years of undergraduate studies and should have achieved an overall aggregate pass rate of 75%
  • Clean criminal record.

Primary Award Criteria

  • Academic Achievements which will include grades, GPA, and class rank
  • Financial Needs
  • Involvement in community and extracurricular activities
  • Personal attributes.

Study Program: Scholarships are available for individuals who wish to pursue a masters Degree at a recognized institute of higher learning in Botswana.

Study Major: The desired courses of study are: Accounting; Economics; Engineering; Finance; Human Resources; Information Technology; Law; Marketing; Mathematics; and Business Management. Students from other fields of study may be considered at the discretion of the governing committee.

Host Organization: Recognized institute of higher learning in Botswana

Number of Awards: Not Known

National/International Students: Citizens of Botswana are eligible to apply for this scholarship. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Governing Body: Barclays Bank of Botswana

Application Procedure: Applications should be sent via post. Applicants will need to submit:

  • Completed application form – available at all Barclays Branches
  • Police Clearance
  • Three letters of reference
  • Motivation Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Financial information summary
  • Acceptance Letter from an institution of Higher Learning.

Submission Deadline: The deadline for applications is 29 June 2016.

For more details visit the official site.