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Invitation to Apply for Scholarships to Study Peace-Building and Development

Posted July 23, 2019
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1.International Students
Thanks to continued support from our partners in Japan, we are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for 7 competent African international students who would like to pursue the 3-year Honors Bachelor’s degree in Peace-Building and Development from October 2019 at our Huye campus (See the program description attached). This scholarship program aims to is provide young people from African countries, especially but not limited to those in the Great Lakes Region, with high quality training in peace-building and development, thereby fostering a network of “peace-builders” across national boundaries. Currently, students from nine different countries are actively taking part in the program.
Successful applicants will receive the full amount of tuition fees and medical insurance expenses for 3 years. Travel and living expenses required for studying in Huye must be covered by the student or his/her own sponsor rather than PIASS.
 
Application requirements
The successful applicants must:
  • be not more than 35 years of age;
  • have completed high school education with at least two principal passes or equivalent results; and
  • demonstrate a proven track record of engaging in peace and development related activities.
The applicant is required to submit all the following documents compiled in one PDF document:
  • Filled PIASS application form (downloadable from http://www.piass.ac.rw/; Application fees are not required.)
  • Notarized copy of national examination certificate
  • Copies of secondary school transcripts (the last 3 years)
  • Copies of other training certificates/diplomas (if any)
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport-size color photograph
  • Letter of motivation written in English by the applicant him/herself
  • Two recommendation letters written in English or French
Application deadline: September 10, 2019
The application and any inquiry should be emailed to alinenziza06@gmail.com and ksasaki.peace@gmail.com
 
Download: Scholarship for International Students 2019-2020.pdf

See program description: HONORS BACHLOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN PEACE BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT.pdf

2. Rwandan Students

We are pleased to announce availability of scholarships for 10 well-motivated and competent Rwandan students who would like to pursue the 3-year Honors Bachelor’s degree in Peace-Building and Development from October 2019 at our Huye campus (See the program description attached). Currently, students from Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, the DR Congo, Tanzania, South Sudan,  Nigeria, Malawi and Japan are studying in this Bachelor’s degree program whose main aim is to foster a regional network of “peace-builders” across national boundaries.
 
Successful applicants will receive half (50%) of the tuition fees and annual registration fees (RWF 172,500/year) for years. Accommodation and other living expenses required for studying in Huye as well as fees for internship and dissertation project during the final year (RWF 150,000) must be covered by the student or his/her own sponsor rather than PIASS.
 
Application requirements
The successful applicants must:
  • Be not more than 35 years of age;
  • have completed high school education with at least two principal passes or equivalent results; and
  • demonstrate a proven track record of engaging in peace and development related activities.
 The applicant is required to submit:
  • Filled PIASS application form (which can be downloaded from http://www.piass.ac.rw/; Application fees are not required for those who have not been selected.)
  • Notarized copy of national examination certificate
  • Copies of secondary school transcripts (the last 3 years)
  • Copies of other training certificates/diplomas (if any)
  • Copy of national ID
  • Two passport-size color photographs
  • Letter of motivation written in English by the applicant him/herself
  • Two recommendation letters in English or French
Application deadline: August 30, 2019
The application should be submitted or mailed to the Office of the Registrar, PIASS
P.O. Box 619, Huye – Rwanda
If you have any question,  please forward it to: alinenziza06@gmail.com

Download: Scholarship for Rwandan Students 2019-2020.pdf


See program description: HONORS BACHLOR DEGREE PROGRAM IN PEACE BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT.pdf