Russian Government Scholarships 2018/2019

HIGHER EDUCATION LOANS AND SCHOLARSHIPS BOARD

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Zambian nationals that meet the minimum requirements outlined here below to contest for One Hundred and Thirty Eight (138) scholarships under the Russian Government Scholarship Scheme for the 2018/2019.



Academic Year Available are:

  • Ten (10) Masters in Nuclear Physics and Technology
  • Twventy (20) Masters in any science related field and
  • One Hundred and Eight (108) undergaduates in the following fields of study:
    • 31.05.01 General Medicine (15)
    • 30.05.02 Medical Biophysics (10)
    • 33.05.01 Pharmacy (07)
    • 38.03.01 Economics (07)
    • 08.03.01 Construction (Civil Engineering)
    • 15.03.01 Mechanical Engineering (6)
    • 13.03-02 Electrical Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering (06)
    • 14.03.02 Nuclear Physics and Technologies(10)
    • 14.03.01 Nuclear Power Engineering and Thermal Physics (10)
    • 35.03.04 Agronomy (10)
    • 07.03.01 Architecture (7)
    • 20.03.02 Environmental Engineering and Water Consumption (7) and
    • 02.03.03 Software and Administration of Information Systems (6)

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants should;

  • Be Zambian citizens with Green National Registration Cards (NRC)

Undergraduate Applicants:

  • Be School Leavers who completed Grade 12 in 2016 and 2017
  • Have Grades 1-3 in English, Mathematics and subjects relevant to the intended field of study
  • Be of maximum age 24 years by September 2018.

Master’s Applicants:

  • Hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree; preferably obtained from Russian
  • Be of maximum age 34 years by September 2018



CONDITIONS OP THE SCHOLARSHIP

Candidates should meet own cost towards:

  1. Expenses to and from the Airport;
  2. Any shortflll not adequately covered by the scholarship.
  3. Undertaking Russian Language atthe Russian Cultural Centre

DURATION

This is dependent on the programme to be pursued, however, all programs include one (1) year of Russian language (5 to 7 years for Undergraduates and 2 to 3 years for Masters)

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicano should submit:

  • A typed application letter responding to the advert, clearly stating the field of study desired, age and mobile phone number for easy communication;
  • Curriculum Vitae, Certified Photocopies of Educational Certificates, Transcript/Statement of results, NRC and colour photocopy of pages 2 and 3 of the passport;
  • Applicants under the age of 18 should submit consent letters from their parents/guardians;
  • A study plan or synopsis of summarized details of the preferred course and how the intended course of study will enhance one’s contribution to Zambia’s development (200 words for undergraduates and 400 words for Masters applicants)
  • Employer’s Recommendation be granted leave to take up offers if selected (for Masters)
  • It is a requirement by the host cnuntry that all nominated candidates undergo comprehensive¬† medical examinations including the HIV test
  • Nominated candidates must note that last-minute withdrawals will attract serious sanctions from the Loans Board which may include being blacklisted.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director
Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board
P.O. Box 50464
LUSAKA

or

Hand delivered to:

Room 21 (Registry)
Maxwell House, Annex Building
Los Angeles Boulevard, Longacres
LUSAKA

Closing date: Friday 9th March, 2018

For any clarification, contact us on telephone: +260-211-50726, 250796 Lusaka.

Note:

  1. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any applicant who would not hear from us by Monday 30th April 2018 should consider his/her application as unsuccessful;
  2. Students currently on Govemment sponsorship at UNZA or CBU should not apply;
  3. Applicants should apply only in one program of study.

Ireen Nayame Chirwa (Mrs)

Acting Director
HIGHER EDUCATION LOANS AND SCHOLARSHIPS BOARD

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