African Union

The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme

The Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme is designed to enable young Africans to study in leading African universities and higher rducation institutions, in the areas of science and technology, with a binding agreement that beneficiaries will work in any African country for at least 2 years after graduation. Both undergraduate and postgraduate awards are made through the scheme, with around 250 awards expected annually. The scholarship covers all fees related to tuition and examination, return transport from home town to the university, and a modest subsistence allowance. The 2010 call included water sciences, energy sciences, climate change and education planning.