Rwanda Education Board Scholarships 2023 Students Updates

Filed in Scholarships Update by on May 22, 2023

Rwanda Education Board Scholarships, which is fully funded by the Government of Rwanda, is presently accepting applications from eligible students.

Rwanda Education Board Scholarships

The Rwanda Education Board Scholarships

Every academic year, the Government of Rwanda extends scholarships to exceptional students from different countries across the globe.

This initiative aligns with the country’s increased emphasis on the promotion of knowledge and scientific research.

It exemplifies Rwanda’s commitment to fostering global scientific and cultural exchange, thereby contributing to the progress of human civilization.

Benefits of Scholarship

1. Provision of healthcare for both you and your family members residing with you in the island nation.

2. Accommodation assistance.

3. Annual travel tickets.

4. Financial stipends upon enrollment and graduation.

5. Access to the same benefits as Rwandan students at the institution.


6. Dedicated support unit within the educational institution catering to scholarship students.

7. Participation in scientific, cultural, social, and media programs.

8. Guidance and counseling support from academic staff.

9. Additional rewards and incentives for exceptional students, both tangible and intangible.

Eligibility Criteria

1. Scholarship applicants at higher education institutions must meet the same admission requirements as Rwandan students.

2. For undergraduate level and the Arabic Teaching Institute or its equivalent, candidates must be between 17 and 25 years of age. For Master’s level, the age limit is 30 years, and for doctoral level, it is 35 years.

3. Non-Rwandan candidates need to obtain necessary approval from their respective authorities, if required, to travel for study in Rwanda.

4. The candidate should not have already been awarded a scholarship by another educational institution in Rwanda.

5. Certificates and credentials must be duly attested by the competent authorities specified by the educational institution.

6. The candidate must not have faced expulsion from any educational institution in Rwanda.

Scholarship Benefits

Rwanda Education Board Scholarships provide comprehensive financial support, covering the full-time tuition fees for undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. programs of study.


Application Deadline

Typically, the application deadline for submission falls in the month of May for each academic year.

CSN Team.

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