- Category: ROOT
- Published on 18 April 2011
- Headquartered in the township of Chitungwiza, just outside Harare
- Over 300 Girls Clubs with a membership of over 20,000 girls between the ages of 5-16, living in both rural and urban areas throughout the country.
- provides school fees to girls whose families cannot afford to send them to school, and membership in the Girls Clubs where counseling, peer-to-peer support, leadership training, and HIV/AIDS prevention education take place.
- In line with its community social investment program, Econet has established the Joshua Nkomo Scholarship Fund (JNSF), a pan-African scholarship fund for academically gifted Zimbabweans to pursue their high and tertiary studies at local secondary schools and universities. Ten deserving students from each province will receive the scholarships annually, and half of these scholarships will be reserved for women. Award of the scholarships will be irrespective of race or financial background. Prospective applicants must take note of the following: 100 scholarships per year will be awarded – ten per province. They are warded to students at two levels of the education system: Lower Sixth (post ‘O’ Level) 50 scholarships and First Year University (post ‘A’ Level) – 50 Scholarships.
FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/VOCATIONAL TRAINING
- To provide a source of financial assistance for Zimbabwean exiles in the UK who wish to pursue professional development courses or vocational training that will equip them to participate in rebuilding the economy and institutions of Zimbabwe when circumstances allow them to return home.
FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture (MEXT), Gov ernment of Japan offers a Research Student Scholarship to study at Japanese Universities. Applicant must be a Zimbabwean Citizen and under the age of 35 years on the 1st of April. Applicants must be a university or college graduate.
- Assist politically engaged students who for political reasons have been prevented from studying in their countries of origin to continue their studies in the Netherlands.
- The Fund provides financial help to students who want to follow a bachelor’s or master’s programme in the Netherlands. Study can include research and/or practical training.
- Suitable candidates are politically/socially engaged students who are personally active in efforts to improve political or social conditions in their country of origin and because of this have encountered problems in continuing their studies.
- You can submit an application for a Libertas Support Fund scholarship if you are a Zimbabwean national, meet all the conditions set by the Fund, and belong to the scholarship programme’s target group.
- In line with its community social investment program, Econet has established the Joshua Nkomo Scholarship Fund (JNSF), a pan-African scholarship fund for academically gifted Zimbabweans to pursue their high and tertiary studies at local secondary schools and universities. Ten deserving students from e ach province will receive the scholarships annually, and half of these scholarships will be reserved for women. Award of the scholarships will be irrespective of race or financial background. Prospective applicants must take note of the following: 100 scholarships per year will be awarded – ten per province. They are warded to students at two levels of the education system: Lower Sixth (post ‘O’ Level) 50 scholarships and First Year University (post ‘A’ Level) – 50 Scholarships.
- International Scholarship Program for Africa (4). VALUE: $100,000 ($25,000 x 4 years). Must be citizen of an African country. To renew — maintain high academic standing (7.8 on a 9-point York scale) in each academic year at York.
- Canadian Universities offer a world class education and generous scholarships to international students. Here’s our list of the best opportunities.
- Numerous US Universities offer scholarships for international students. We list only the best opportunities here.
FOR THEOLOGICAL STUDENTS
- for Theological Education in Zimbabwe provides an opportunity for donors to make contributions to a permanent fund that will allow the United Church of Christ in Zimbabwe to grant scholarship support for students studying for the ministry. The first priority for the use of distributions from the Crosby Scholarship Fund is to provide support for UCCZ students studying for the ministry at the United Theological College in Zimbabwe. Second priority is to use the distributions to support their ministerial students studying in other institutions of theological education in Africa.
FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
- The object of this scholarship scheme is to establish scholarships at postgraduate level in the University of Cambridge for the benefit of students from Zimbabwe. The Scholarships are open to citizens of Zimbabwe, normally under the age of 35 and normally resident in Zimbabwe, who already have, or expect to obtain before 1 October 2008, a first class or high second class degree or its equivalent from a recognised University.
- provides scholarships to students who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree (mainly Master’s degrees of one or two years) in either the United Kingdom or South Africa.
- is addressed to post-graduates and to academics who already gained professional experience and who are interested in postgraduate studies (or research stays) in Germany. This program is administered by regional partner committees, staffed by university professors and church representatives. Normally documents are submitted to the committee of the applicant’s home country.
- A Rhodes Scholarship is tenable at the University of Oxford. After election to a Scholarship the successful candidate has still, however, to obtain admission to the University of Oxford and one of its constituent Colleges. There is no guarantee of a place and the award of the Scholarship is not confirmed by the Rhodes Trustees until the Scholarelect has obtained such admission. The Scholarship once confirmed may be held for one or, more normally, two years and may, at the discretion of the Trustees be extended for a third year.
- The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust – African Scholarship. The scholarship is open to all successful applicants on the Sloan Fellowship who are African nationals and reside in Africa.
- offers annually a small number of Scholarships for postgraduate studies or research to graduates. The duration of the Scholarships is normally for up to three years at the discretion of Trustees. Scholarships are taken up at a University in the United Kingdom, Ireland or South Africa, for study in a subject of the individual’s choice appropriate to the needs of the beneficial area. In addition, a small number of one-year taught Masters degrees are offered at the University of Leeds, known as the Beit Chevening Leeds Scholarship and similar awards, known as the Beit Chevening Reading Scholarship, are also offered at the University of Reading.