Swiss and Czech Government Scholarships for the Academic Year

Ministry of Higher Education, Science & Education
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Swiss and Czech Government Scholarships for the Academic Year 2012/2013

The Swiss and Czech Governments have offered scholarships to Kenyans in postgraduate studies as shown below:

Country: Swiss
Number: Unspecified
Financial Support: Partial
Level: Master / Research Fellow
Area of Study: Open (except for studies in Art and Music)

Country: Czech
Number: One(1)
Financial Support: Full
Level: Masters, PHD
Area of Study: Agriculture, Economics(Trade), Information Technologies

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following conditions:
• Must be employed in the public sector including research institutions and parastatals.
• Be under the age of thirty five(35) for Masters and fourty four (44) years for PHD
• Must have worked for at least Two (2) years since completing their last degree.
• Have graduated within the last Ten (10) years.
• Applicants for PHD Programme must attach a proposal and those for the Masters/fellowship must attach a detailed study plan.

Additionally applicants for the Swiss Government scholarship must:
• Have proof of contact with a professor of an accredited University of Switzerland and.
• Have a good and documented knowledge of French, German, or Italian language.

Application Procedure
Preliminary application forms are obtainable from the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology at Telposta Towers, 27th floor or Provincial Technical Training offices.

The application forms can also be downloaded from the Ministry’s website
www.scienceandtechnology.go.ke

All application forms must be forwarded by the respective Heads of Department. Completed application forms with attached certified photocopies of ID, Academic/ Professional Certificates, Transcripts, Birth Certificates, other Testimonials, a proposal and study plan should be sent or delivered to:

Director of Higher Education
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology
P. O Box 9583-00200
Nairobi

The application forms should reach the ministry not later than 7th November 2011.

Director of Higher Education
For: Permanent Secretary

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