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THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

PRESIDENT'S OFFICE PUBLIC SERVICE MANAGEMENT


ANNOUNCEMENT OF LONG AND SHORT COURSES UNDER AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2014/2015 Applications are invited from qualified Tanzanians to apply for long and short courses under Australian development scholarship tenable in Australia for the year 2014/2015. Long and short course awards will be on the following key sectors of focus agreed between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania. (A) Australia Awards- Africa Fellowships (i.e. short courses) Short courses under this section include the following: Agriculture Post Harvest Management, Agriculture Livestock, Mining Managing the Social and Environmental Impacts of Mining, Mining Geospatial Information Systems, Mining Mining Resources: Regulation and Revenue Management, Public Policy - Diplomacy Training, Public Policy Organisational and Employee Development, Public Policy - Public-Private Partnerships, Public Policy Trade, and Health Maternal, Neo-natal and Child Health.

(B) Australia Awards Scholarships (i.e. Master Degree Programs) (i) Agriculture/Food Security, (ii) Health, (iii) Infrastructure, (iv) Natural Resource Management, and (v) Public Policy. Eligibility for the Master Degree Programs: To be eligible for Long and short courses awards, applicants must meet all eligibility criteria, including the following: You must be at least 25 and not more than 50 years of age at the date of your application. You must have a minimum of three (3) years post-graduation work experience. This work experience must be in a role relevant to your proposed field of study and to your employment organisation type (e.g. public sector applicants should demonstrate public sector work experience, and so on). Preference will be given to candidates with greater periods of experience. You possess, as a minimum, a Bachelors degree (or the equivalent). Holders of Humanities and Social Sciences degrees must have a minimum mark of at least a Second Class Upper (2:1, or B, or the equivalent average mark). Holders of other Sciences Degrees must have at least a Pass or the equivalent. You must not already hold, or be studying for, a Masters degree. You must be willing to make a formal commitment to return to your current employment following completion of the award You must meet the general minimum eligibility criteria for Australia Awards Scholarships refer to the Australia Awards Scholarships policy handbook Costs covered Australia Awards cover the full cost of tuition fees, training materials, accommodation, living expenses, health insurance for basic medical and hospital care in Australia, and travel to and from Australia. Application procedures Application forms (online application), eligibility criteria and course information are obtained from the following website http://www.australiaawardsafrica.org.

It is advisable to send a copy of application form to the Presidents Office, Public Service Management (Division of Human Resource Development) to enable follow-up. Applicants from the Regions/Districts are highly encouraged to apply, applications from women and people with disability are strongly encouraged. Application Deadlines: Australia Awards Scholarships (Long Term Awards-Master level) commencing 2015 (close on 13th December, 2013), and Australia Awards-Africa Fellowships (Short Courses) during 2014 (close on 17th January, 2014). NB: You should submit your fully completed Application Form along with all supporting documents by the deadlines. We encourage applicants to submit their applications earlier than this if possible. People with disability are encouraged to apply, as are women and people from rural areas. For further details contact: Permanent Secretary, Presidents Office, Public Service Management, P.O. Box 2483, DAR ES SALAAM. Att: Division of Human Resource Development. Tel: +255 (0)22-2122908 Fax: +255 (0)22-2125299