The Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust (TEST) for AFRICA gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of £ 30,000 by members of The Funding Network's Special Funding Group in providing the seed funding for the formation and initial years' operation of TEST for TANZANIA. We are delighted to receive their support to expand TEST's activities in Tanzania where there is a clear need for the provision of scholarship support for tertiary education
TEST for Tanzania was formed by a group of graduates from Linacre College, Oxford University and is a constituent member of the UK Charity, TEST for AFRICA’s family and is managed by Trustees in Tanzania. The objectives and approach are aligned with those of TEST for Africa (see overview).
There are currently 32 students sponsored by TEST for Tanzania.
TEST scholars are provided with a mentor on campus to provide support and take a keen interest in the academic progress of the student. After graduation, scholars are linked with businesses to help them excel both academically and professionally. All scholars agree to work in Tanzania for at least 5 years after graduation, which helps with the social and economic development of Tanzania.
TEST also partners with The Madrinha Trust who, from 2022, will provide a minimum of two mentored scholarships annually in Tanzania. Nomination and selection will be based upon academic performance and leadership potential of existing TEST scholarship holders. Madrinha scholars will receive international mentoring throughout their studies, plus counselling for job applications and career planning, and participation in Madrinha workshops and seminars.
University of Dar es Salaam (located in Dar es Salaam)
Open University of Tanzania (located in Dar es Salaam)
Mzumbe University (located in Morogoro)
Sokoine University of Agriculture (located in Morogoro)
State University of Zanzibar (located in Zanzibar)
Other Tanzania Pages: Trustees I Annual Report I Contacts I Applications
TEST for Tanzania Trustees, from left to right: Prof. Ralph Peter Masenge, Ms. Elizabeth Kironde, Mr. Beatus Mwendwa, Ms. Aisha Sinda, and Mr. Tumaini Thabiti (on the occasion of signing the registration documents, Saturday 5 th July 2017)
Fields of Study
1) Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy;
2) Agricultural and Environmental Sciences;
3) Mining and Petroleum Engineering;
4) Geological/Earth Sciences;
5) Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering;
7) Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science;
8) Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences;
10) Arts and Humanities;
11) Economics, Business Studies and Tourism;
12) Construction, Architecture, Surveying and Planning.