2017 TGCL Scholarship for Postgraduate Students in Law

2017 TGCL Scholarship for Postgraduate Students in Law , and applications are submitted till 17 February 2017. Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies is inviting applications for TGCL Scholarship starting on 1 October 2017. Scholarships are awarded for pursuing data-custom-mark="true"Postgraduate study programme (LLM or PhD). The LLM scholarship is for a period of one year, and the PhD scholarship a period of three years. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Germany and Tanzania

Level: Scholarships are awarded for pursuing Postgraduate study programme (LLM or PhD) at the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL).

Field(s): Law

Deadline: 17 February 2017

Funded By:  Funded by the German Foreign Office through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2017 TGCL Scholarship is targeted for Candidates in the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya ,Tanzania Rwanda, and Uganda) can apply for TGCL Scholarship.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: A limited number of scholarships will be awarded.

Scholarship Duration: The LLM scholarship covers a period of one year, and the PhD scholarship a period of three years.

Scholarship covers: A scholarship will cover the University fee and a health insurance. An annual amount of 2,400 EUR for Tanzanians and of 3,000 EUR for Non-Tanzanians will be paid to cover the cost of living. An additional lump sum of 30 EUR per month will be paid if you are not residing on campus. A once-off lump sum of 460 EUR for LLM and 920 EUR for PhD will be paid for the cost of research.

Description

‣ Applications are invited, especially from candidates in the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda), for entry into a postgraduate study programme in law (LLM or PhD) offered by the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL).

‣ The call for 2017 TGCL Scholarship applications for the study programme starting in the following year is usually published in September.

Eligibility



2017 TGCL Scholarship

‣ The requirements for admission to the LLM and PhD programmes are those applicable at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law, i.e. for the LLM programme a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent from a recognised institution of higher legal education, and for the PhD programme an excellent LLM degree from a recognised institution.

‣ The language of instruction at the TGCL is English. Those who are not conversant with it should not apply.


Scholarship Application Method

 Applications are invited especially from candidates from the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda).

The formal minimum requirements for admission to the LLM and PhD programmes are:

  • for the LLM programme: a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent from a recognised higher learning institutions.
  • for the PhD programme: an excellent LLM degree from a recognised institution

The language of instruction in the School of Law is English. Those who are not conversant with it should not apply.

In case of any challenge in opening the Application Forms kindly use the respective following link:

LLM Application Form

PhD Application Form

‣ Please send your application for admission both as hard copy and as electronic copy.

‣ Your application must contain the following documents:

  • a completed University of Dar es Salaam application form
  • a signed curriculum vitae with clear evidence of periods of legal and other relevant education, training and practical experience; please use the Europass CV template
  • one page letter of motivation
  • certified photocopies of all relevant certificates (birth certificate, school leaving certificates, academic transcripts, certificates of legal or other professional education, including provisional results for applicants who are in the final year of their LLB studies); in the case of documents not in English an official translation should be attached
  • three letters of recommendation (signed and sealed)
  • three passport-size photographs
  • a release letter from your employer (if you are employed)
  • Application Form

Scholarship Applications are due on 17 February 2017

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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