TCRA invites scholarship applications
DEVELOPMENTBy BiztechAfrica - July 1, 2012, 9:22 a.m.
Tanzania’s TCRA has invited applications for its 2012/2013 ICT scholarships.
The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) is currently inviting highly qualified graduate and undergraduate students to apply for its 2012/13 ICT scholarships.
The scholarship offers Tanzania students the opportunity to obtain degrees in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and related areas. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and interview to be conducted by the Scholarship Panel.
The Scholarship covers all university direct costs and all student direct costs for the duration of the course.
Applications close on 3 August. More information is available here.
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