The African Centre of Excellence for Innovative Teaching and Learning Mathematics and Science (ACEITLMS) based at the University of Rwanda – College of Education (UR-CE) is pleased to invite applications from interested and qualified candidates for admission in the PhD (by Research) Programme in Mathematics and Science Education.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): University of Rwanda, College of Education, Rukara Campus, Rwanda

Field of Study: Mathematics and Science Education.

Duration of Program: 3 years, Maximum 4 years. Program starts 1st Sept 2017

Type: PhD

 Value of Program: The scholarship will cover:
  • Tuition fee up to $1 900 per student per year for three years (maximum four years).
  • Accommodation, living and local transport allowances up to $3000 per student per
  • A round trip air ticket for some selected candidates from other African countries.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Applicants must be citizens of an African Country
  • Applicants must have an MSc degree in  Mathematics/Science with an undergraduate degree in Education or an undergraduate degree in mathematics/science subjects(s) with a Master degree in Education.

Method of Application: 

The following are required during application:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae of the applicant
  • A recent passport sized photograph and a copy of ID (or Passport).
  • Notified copies of previous degrees/certificates and  transcripts
  • A personal statement/motivation letter describing the candidate’s motivation to join the programs.
  • Two letters of recommendations trom Lecturers/supervisors from previous educational institutions.
  • An abstract of Masters program dissertation
  • A concept note stating the research problem, the purpose and objectives of the research, the methodology, the expected outcome and its expected impact in the area of study
  • Applicants must submit the soft copies of all documents (as specified in point 3 above) through the following email addresses: and

Scholarship Application Deadline: 10th July 2017

For More Information, Visit The Scholarship Webpage