Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Scholarship Opportunities at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)

  Ajira Yako       Tuesday, 16 January 2018
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MASTER AND PHD DEGREE STUDIES AT MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019


DAAD IN-COUNTRY/IN-REGION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MASTER AND PHD
DEGREE STUDIES AT MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED
SCIENCES FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019

The German Academic Exchange Programme (DAAD) has offered to support postgraduate students pursuing Master and PhD degree studies in the School of Pharmacy and the Institute of Traditional Medicine, here at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) for academic year 2018/2019.


Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified applicants, from academic and nonacademic institutions, within or outside the country (but within East Africa) for the DAAD Incountry/In-region scholarships for Master and PhD degree studies on the fields indicated below:

A. School of Pharmacy
1. Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) in
a. Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy
b. Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Eligibility:
Applicants should have BPharm degrees from recognized Universities with minimum
cumulative GPA of 2.7

2. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in fields related to
a. Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy
b. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
c. Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Eligibility:
Applicants should be academic staff at Universities and must be holders of Master
degrees in the relevant fields from recognized Universities, with minimum cumulative
GPA of 4.0 at Master degree level. Applications are also welcome from individuals with
Master degrees in the specified areas who aspire to become academic members ofstaff at
universities.

B. Institute of Traditional Medicine:
1. Master of Science in Traditional Medicines Development (MSc Trad Meds Development)

Eligibility:
Graduates from recognized Universities with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 at
undergraduate level who are holders of a BPharm degree or its equivalent, or BSc degree
in Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Nutrition, or Chemical
engineering.

2. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in fields related to
a. Traditional Medicines development
b. Phytomedicine.

Eligibility:
Applicants should be academic staff at Universities and must be holders of Master
degrees in the relevant fields from recognized Universities, with minimum cumulative
GPA of 4.0 at Master degree level. Applications are also welcome from individuals with
Master degrees in the specified areas who aspire to become academic members ofstaff at
universities.

Each applicant in all the above-mentioned programmes must satisfy all the general requirements
set out under the regulations for a Master or PhD degree of the Muhimbili University of Health
and Allied Sciences as indicated in the University Postgraduate Prospectus.

TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING:
 All applicants must have completed their last university degree not more than 6 years at
the time of submitting their applications.

 PhD proposals’ relevance to development: PhD applicants must submit research
proposals as full proposals which demonstrate relevance to development and originality
of the research work being proposed. Plagiarism in submitted proposals will not be
tolerated and will disqualify an applicant from the scholarship. The Proposals,
together with detailed study plan, must be submitted in “word document” format.

 Duration and commencement: Scholarships will begin in September 2018 and are
available for up to a maximum of two years (Master) and three years (PhD), respectively.
The scholarship will be initially granted for one year and may be extended upon
individual request and receipt of a satisfactory progress report and complete application
by using the provided form.

 Equal opportunities: Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or
groups as well as candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Similarly,
candidates who are not Tanzanians are also strongly encouraged to apply.

The applicant must provide:
1. A duly completed Postgraduate Application Form MUHAS/PG.F1 (for Master degree
applicants) or MUHAS/PG.F9 (for PhD applicants), both available at http//www.muhas.ac.tz/
2. An up-to-date detailed curriculum vitae.
3. His/her ordinary level secondary education, advanced level secondary education and
undergraduate certificates and academic transcripts. Applicants for PhD degree must also
provide Master degree certificates and academic transcripts.
4. Internship certificate where relevant.

5. Birth certificate.
6. Full research proposal and study plan for PhD applicants.
7. Two names of referees who must be academicians/professionals and must provide written
recommendation (MUHAS/PG.F2).
8. A letter from the employershowing readinessto release the employee (applicant) forstudies.
9. A receipt for a non–refundable application fee of TShs 100,000/= for localstudents and US$
50 for foreign students paid to the University (Bank accounts for local and foreign students are indicated on MUHAS.PG.F1).

Hard copies of completed forms must be sent to MUHAS through the Director for Postgraduate Studies, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P.O. Box 65001, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA. In addition, a complete soft copy must be sent to dpgs@muhas.ac.tz

Copies of completed applications should also be sent to the Deputy Vice Chancellor –
Academics, Research and Consultancy and the Dean/Director of the respective School/Institute at MUHAS.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 31st January, 2018 at closing of working hours

Note: Final selection will be done by DAAD. Candidates shortlisted by MUHAS will be notified
to register onto the DAAD portal where they shall be able to download, fill and upload the
DAAD Scholarship Application Form and other documents required.
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