Apply For Presidential And National Scholarships For 2019/2020 Academic Year

Government is inviting applications for the Presidential And National Scholarships For 2019/2020 Academic Year.

Interested students can submit their applications at The Executive Director Presidential and National Scholarships Department 10th Floor, Compensation House, Corner 4th street and Central Avenue P 0 Box 2656, Causeway, Harare. Closing date is 28 February 2019

The Scholarships target able but disadvantaged students mainly from rural schools in remote districts of the country’s 10 provinces, intent on pursuing undergraduate and post graduate studies at foreign universities abroad in the following disciplines:

  • Mining
  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Surveying
  • Aeronautical
  • Industrial and Systems
  • Auto
  • Materials and Metallurgical
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Science
  • Dentistry
  • Bio-Medical Sciences and
  • Bio-Kinetics
  • Bio-chemistry
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Nursing Science
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dietetics


  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Geological Sciences
  • Archeological Sciences
  • Geo Informatics and
  • Meteorology


  • Horticulture
  • Soil Science
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Winery
  • Irrigation and Technology
  • Wildlife Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Water Conservation & Mgt
  • Accounting Science
  • Financial Intelligence
  • Business Economics
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Forensic Accounting and Auditing
  • Law (LLB), International Law
  • Drama and Film Studies
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Heritage and Cultural Tourism
  • Social Work
  • Archeology
  • E-Governance and Public Policy management
  • Fine Arts, Design and Graphics
  • International Relations
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Physical and Town Planning
  • Visual Studies

Preference will be given to applicants who satisfy the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate applicants for none Science disciplines should have a minimum of 10 points at ‘A’ Level in subjects that are relevant to the chosen degree programme, and must be 25 years of age or below by 30 December 2019.
  • Undergraduate applicants for Science and Technology disciplines should have either A or B in relevant ‘A’ Level science subjects.
  • PhDs and Masters applicants should have either First class or Upper Second Class degree classification in the relevant field of study. Masters applicants should be below 35 years of age, and PhD applicants should be below 45 years of age by 30 December 2019.
  • All selected candidates shall be required to undergo a thorough Medical Check-up including HIV/AIDS Tests.

Interested candidates should present the following:

  • Application letter specifying the preferred undergraduate or post-graduate degree programme in the area of study of your own choice
  • Motivation letter
  • Police clearance certificate
  • Two reference letters, each from a different person or institutions
  • Copies of certified ‘A’ Level and ‘0’ Level Certificates
  • Copies of certified Degree Certificates and Transcripts in the case of Masters and PhD candidates
  • Copies of certified Birth and I. D. Certificates
  • Cv which clearly shows your District of origin

These documents should be submitted and addressed to:

The Executive Director

Presidential and National Scholarships Department

10th Floor, Compensation House, Corner 4th street and Central Avenue

P 0 Box 2656, Causeway,


Closing date is 28 February 2019

Only successful candidates will be notified

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  1. Ruwarashe Mujokoji Reply

    Thank you the Government of Zimbabwe in issuing scholarships for the children of Zimbabwe, especially to those who are less privileged.. May God bless Zimbabwe

  2. Tanyaradzwa Ferdinarnd Tsuro Reply

    Thank you Zimbabwe for such a blessing to students of Zimbabwe it means a lot may God bless you gogovernment of Zimbabwe for offering presidential scholarship

  3. Brett Takudzwa Kapungu Reply

    Thanks to the Zimbabwe Government for this opportunity given to everyone

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