East African Development Bank Scholarship Program is available for the citizen of the EADB Member States (Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda). Scholarships are offered for graduate degrees in the field of math, science, technology and engineering in the United States at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology, world-class universities less than an hour away from New York City.

Brief Description: East African Development Bank has launched the EADB Math, Science, Technology and Engineering University Scholarship Program, in partnership with The Africa-America Institute. Scholarships will be available to experienced teachers and lecturers with a bachelor’s degree in math, science, technology and engineering with an interest in pursuing a graduate degree in those fields in the United States at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology, world-class universities less than an hour away from New York City.

Eligibility: In order to apply for scholarship, applicant must follow the given criteria:
Successful applicants must be:
-A university graduate with a Bachelor’s degree with First Class/Upper Second Honours in Mathematics, Sciences or Engineering
-Under 40 years of age and a citizen of the EADB Member States: Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
-Experienced Teachers and Lecturers of tertiary institutions, polytechnics with at least 3 years full-time teaching experience
-Working full-time in public, government owned 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 and New Jersey Institute of Technology
-This fully funded scholarship will provide full tuition, room and living expenses within a stipulated budget.

Award Includes: This fully funded scholarship will provide full tuition, room and living expenses within a stipulated budget. A qualified scholarship recipient will receive:
-Full tuition, room and board plus living expenses and student’s annual health insurance so to pursue a Master’s degree in math and engineering.
-Round-trip ticket to the USA at the beginning of the program and back to their home country in East Africa after the completion of the program.
-Information about internships at top American and local companies working in Africa.

Study Program: Scholarships are available for pursuing graduate degree programme.

Study Major: Scholarships are offered for graduate degrees in the field of math, science, technology and engineering in the United States at Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology, world-class universities less than an hour away from New York City.

Host Organization: Rutgers University and New Jersey Institute of Technology

Number of Awards: Not Known

National/International Students: Citizens of the EADB member states of Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Governing Body: Citizens of the EADB member states of Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Application Procedure: Applications should be send via e-mail.

Submission Deadline: The application deadline are as follows:-
For Rutgers:-
-Application deadline at Rutgers University for Master applicants: March 31, 2016
-First day of school at Rutgers University for Bachelor and Master: September 6, 2016
-Note: International students’ orientation week is the last week in August each year.
-New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
-Application deadline at New Jersey Institute of Technology for Master applicants: May 1, for the fall and November 15 for the Spring Semester.
-First day of school at New Jersey Institute of Technology for Bachelor and Master: September 6, 2016.

For more details visit the official site.