Scholarship Opportunities For Students in Burundi

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Students prospecting to study in Burundi looking for a Ph.D. scholarship, Masters Scholarships, or Undergraduate scholarships to fund their education abroad can now check with the RocApply Scholarships page for updates from the universities and the Burundian aids.

The list of scholarship range from fully funded to limited support or tuition fee waiver and we are committed to helping students acquire them!!

Burundi scholarships and grants are available for Burundians and foreign students from developing countries to study abroad alike. International and national colleges and universities offer financial aids in the form of scholarships to the students here.

This page keeps you aware of much about what’s available. Burundi scholarships and awards are offered for both the natives and foreigners at different course levels i.e. undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and postdoctoral or research program.

Tuition fees and living costs are generally significantly low in Burundi than in the rest of the neighborhood, thus a little extra funding is still likely to come in handy for many international students.

Tuition is affordably low in Public Universities here. While some are government scholarships, others are offered by individual universities or external organizations, for students at all levels of study. With its competitive institutions, Burundi offers excellent opportunities for students.

The university level is comprised of 4-6 years. As the postgraduate level is more research-based and technical by which you can achieve your doctorate level thus given priority in scholarship programs.

The funding is mostly facilitated by the Ministry of Education for Tertiary Education in Burundi and to study abroad. Burundi institutions also offer various scholarships for its students to study abroad in various institutions and universities.

Many foundations and some state universities offer merit scholarships to those who have outstanding academic records. Scholarships are granted for the program the student is enrolled in and is continued throughout the regular period of the student’s education.

The normal duration of the scholarship is 5 years for those who must join a language preparatory program and four years for those who start directly as a freshman. For these, students are not at risk of losing their scholarships despite academic difficulties as long as they stick to mandatory class attendance rates. 

Independent of the merit-based scholarship quota, universities provide additional sources of funding. Almost all universities give partial scholarships, which depend on the academic merits of the applicant and cover between 30% and 95% of the total fees. 

On a great note, scholarship opportunities are available by many research, government, and private organizations to offer adequate financial support for students aspiring to study in Burundi.

Most of these scholarships premier their recruitment periods online, be sure to check out constantly to get precise dates for applications and other relevant information or simply send us an email and we will assist you to navigate through the scholarships.


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