Government Invites Applicants For Presidential Scholarships

by | Jan 23, 2024 | Business, Crime & Courts, Local News | 0 comments

Government Invites Applicants For Presidential Scholarships

By Yvonne Mutambwa

Government has invited aspiring undergraduate and post-graduate students who want to pursue their studies under the Presidential Scholarships Programme at foreign universities to apply within their provinces for selection before the end of this month.

Aspiring undergraduate students should have obtained 10 points at Advanced Level for the disciplines they want to undertake while those intending to enrol for post-graduate programmes should have Upper Second Class Degree classification in their programmes.

Programmes in the Faculties of Engineering, Health Science, Science and Technology, Agricultural Science, Management Sciences, Sports and Social and Human Sciences are on offer.

In a statement, Chief Director of Presidential and National Scholarships Wadzanai Kachere said:

“The Presidential and National Scholarships Department in the Office of the President invites applicants to register with the Department for Scholarship Nomination for the 2024/2025 Academic Year.

“The registration process targets able but disadvantaged and academically gifted qualifying students mainly from rural areas of the country‚Äôs 10 provinces, intending to pursue undergraduate and post-graduate studies at foreign universities in the following disciplines: Engineering, Health Services, Science and Technology, Agriculture Sciences, Management Science, Sports and Social and Human Sciences.”

Masters applicants should be below 35 years of age, and PhD applicants should be below 40 years of age by 31 January 2025.”

In addition, applicants should have a valid passport or have proof of application, write an application letter as well as write a motivational letter.

Applicants should also reference two letters from different persons or institutions and certified copies of A Level and O Level results slips or certificates.

Post-graduate applicants should submit certified copies of transcripts from their universities.
All applicants are also required to produce certified copies of their birth certificates and IDs.

They should also produce a CV showing the district of origin as shown by the birth certificate and ID and three functioning phone or5 cellphone contacts. All registration documents should be submitted by 31 January.

Applicants should submit names to the offices of the Ministers of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution within provinces of origin.