Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme 2020-2021

Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme 2020-2021- Applications Now Open

The Ireland-Africa Fellows Programme will this year offer a select number of future leaders and influencers from Tanzania the opportunity to study for a prestigious Master’s degree in Ireland. If successful, you will live and study at some of the top education and learning centres in the world, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience Irish culture, and build lasting positive relationships with Ireland.

Thematic Focus and Invitees

For 2020/21 the Embassy will target the following themes:

  1. Gender Equality and Human Rights
  2. Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action
  3. Management, Technology and Innovation

The organisations listed below are invited to nominate either one or two candidates. In addition, a small number of exceptional candidates will be contacted to apply for the Programme. Applications from other individuals will not be accepted. Applicants should note that even if they are employed by an eligible organisation, they must be nominated by the head of their organisation or equivalent.

1.      Thematic Area: Gender Equality and Human Rights

Government Departments/Ministries/Institutions

  • Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC)
  • Tanzania Police Force/Tanzania Police Female Network (TPFN)
  • Ministry of Home Affairs/Prisons Department

Academic Institutions/Partners/Stakeholders

  • UDSM Centre for Education
  • Legal and Human Rights Centre
  • Women’s Fund Tanzania

2.      Thematic Area: Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action

Government Departments/Ministries/Institutions

  • The Vice President’s Office – Division of Environment (VPO-DoE)
  • The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA)
  • Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA)

Academic Institutions/Partners/Stakeholders

  • Institute of Marine Science, University of Dar es Salaam
  • Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Zanzibar
  • Tanzania natural resource Forum (TNRF)

3.      Thematic Area: Management, Technology and Innovation

Government Departments/Ministries/Institutions

  • Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training
  • Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC)
  • Bank of Tanzania
  • Office of the Controller and Auditor General (CAG)

Academic Institutions/Partners/Stakeholders

  • UDSM Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre
  • Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology
  • Tumaini la Maisha/Muhambili Hospital
  • Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)

Read all details here

Candidates should pay careful attention to the eligibility criteria laid out in the Guidance Note. Please note that the closing date for Stage 1 applications is strictly Wednesday 28th August.

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