REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA OF HIGHER EDUCATION
SUPPORT TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION PROJECT
APPLICATION FOR 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR ADB/SSTEP BURSARY AWARD AT NORTEC, NKUMBI INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE, CHOMA TRADES TRAINING INSTITUTE, LUANSHYA TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS COLLEGE AND LUKASHYA TRADES TRAINING INSTITUTE
Date: 16 December 2017
Loan No.: 21001500194
This Invitation tor applications follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in the United Nations Development Business (UNDB) online and the African Development Bank Group’s website on 27th January 2015 and in the local print media.
The Government of the Republic of Zambia has received a loan from the African Development Fund (ADF) towards the cost of implementation of the Support to Science and Technology Education Project (SSTEP). It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the bursary award tor craft and trade test certificates in the five trades training institutes under the Project.
The Government of the Republic of Zambia, through the Ministry of Higher Education, now invites applications from eligible and qualified school leavers/youths who wish to pursue skills at craft and trade certificate levels to apply to the address below.
INSTITUTIONS AND THE COURSES AVAILABLE
- NORTEC: Electrical / Fitting / Welding / Rigging / Auto Body Repair / Auto Mechanics / Heavy Equipment Repair
- CHOMA TRADES: Electrical / Fitting / Carpentry / Bricklaying/Plastering / Auto Mechanics
- NKUMBI COLLEGE: Carpentry / Welding / General Agriculture / Bricklaying/Plastering / Agriculture Mechanics / Auto Mechanics
- LUKASHYA TRADES: Electrical / Carpentry / General Agriculture / Bricklaying/Plastering / Agriculture Mechanics / Auto Mechanics
- LUANSHYA TBC: Electrical / Auto Mechanics / Heavy Equipment Repair
The scholarship/bursary shall cover the cost or tuition, lodging and examination fees at both craft and trade test levels.
Eligibility of Candidates
a. Must be Zambian and in possession of a green National Registration Card
b. Must possess:
- A Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent for Craft Certificate Level
- A Grade 9 Certificate or Trade Certificate for Trade Test Level
c. Should possess letter from Community Social Welfare Department showing vulnerability
d. Must not be on any other bursary.
Please note that only eligible applicants shall be sponsored under this programrne and are expected to attach documents that meet the eligibility criteria above.
Applicants must note that selection will be based on the available places in the five training institutions and that the Ministry’s decision will be final.
Applicants should indicate clearly the institution they wish to study from and the course they wish to
Females are highly encouraged to apply.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 29th December, 2017 at 17:00 hours local time.
Applications should be submitted to the Ministry and dropped in the Tender Box at the entrance or Maxwell House, Los Angeles Boulevard, Longacres, Lusaka, and at any of the Beneficiary Institutions stated above (Example, if you stay in Choma and you wish to study at Lukashya in Kasama, submit your application at Trades Training Institute).
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Higher Education
P.O. Box 50464
Los Angeles Boulevard
Attention: Project Coordinator Support to Science and Technology Education Project (SSTEP)