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Ministry of Education and Skills Development
2016 PROGRESSION SPONSORSHIP
29/04/16
The Department of Tertiary Education Financing is inviting applications for progression in the June-August 2016 intake.

2016 PROGRESSION SPONSORSHIP

The Department of Tertiary Education Financing is inviting applications for progression in the June-August 2016 intake.

Progression: These are students who want toupgrade from Diploma to First Degree or from First Degree to Master’s Degree in selected areas.

Applicants with Diploma in Teaching and  Diploma in Nursing will NOT be considered under this dispensation

Applications for sponsorship must be submitted to the institutions where the student is admitted.

Progression consideration is based on articulation of programs and therefore all applicants must demonstrate admission where credit transfer has been recognized or recognition of prior learning has been taken into account. In this regard the point of entry must not be first year of programme of study.

DTEF reserves the right to decline any application where duration of study does not reflect credit transfer or recognition of prior learning.

NB:

Applicants are reminded that admission at institutions is NO guarantee for sponsorship.

Consideration for sponsorship is STRICTLY limited to the following prioritized fields of study:

 

FIELDS OF STUDY

 

 

COURSES

BUILDING / CONSTRUCTION

Roads/Highway,Construction, Real Estate, Quantity Surveying

HEALTH

Nursing, Pharmacy,Health Care Service Management, Health Promotion &Education, Occupational Health & Safety, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Technology

ENGINEERING /TECHNICAL

Building, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Structural, Civil, Plant, Geomatics, Water and Sewage, Refrigeration & Air conditioning, Telecommunication, Industrial, Geomatics, Energy, Mining

 

AGRICULTURE

ALL  LOCAL COURSES

 

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

BICA, CIMA,ACCA, CIPS (UK),CIS

For BICA programme applicants must apply directly to BICA.

 

OTHERS

Clinical, Educational, Industrial, Sports Psychology, -Minimum required qualification is Degree with single major in Psychology.

Counseling- Minimum required qualification is Degree

 

All other courses NOT listed above will not be considered.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PROGRESSION

1)    There is No provision for students who want to progressinto Diplomaprogrammes or equivalent levels.

 

2)    Progression to DEGREE-applicants must hold a Diploma from a BQA (or recognized regulatory body) accredited institution.

3)    Progression to PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES- applicants must hold a relevant lower qualification(as stated in the table below)from a BQA or recognized regulatory bodyaccredited institution.

4)    APPROVED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

 

CIMA

 

 

Minimum required qualification AAT.

 

ACCA

Minimum required qualification AAT, ACCA-Diploma in Accounting & Business Studiesonly.

CIPS (UK)

Minimum required qualification Diploma in Procurement and Supply

 

5)    Transcripts areNOTacceptable in place of certificates.

 

6)    Prospective applicants must have completed their Diploma or Degree by or beforeDECEMBER 2015 and in possession of relevant certificates.

(Transcripts areNOTacceptablein  place of certificates).

 

7)    Programme articulation – completed programmesmust ARTICULATE with programmes applied for.

(Example: Diploma in Pharmacy -to - Degree in Pharmacy)

8)    Age restriction -applicants must be able to complete the programme of study before turning THIRTY FIVE (35) YEARS.

 

9)    SINGLE SUBJECT CERTIFICATES-applicants are required to submitCOMBINED certificatesfor programs before applying. Further that the combination must equate to full exit level.

This requirement is applicable to City and Guilds, ICM and other similar qualifications.

Example:

City & Guilds

Number of single subjects

Combination Equivalence

Combination of 15 single subjects

Diploma      ( Level 3)

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Required supporting documents to be attached to the application:

       I.            Admission letter for 2016 semester 1.

     II.            O Mang (certified by National Registration office).

  III.            Certified copy of CERTIFICATES(must be certified by institution attended or any Regional Education Office. (Transcripts are not acceptable in the place of certificates)

NB: Applicants are advised to demand acknowledgement receipt from the institution as proof of submission of application from the institution.

EXCLUSIONS

·        Aspirants who are/were employed or previously employed on contracts/permanent basis will NOT be eligible for sponsorship under this dispensation.

·        Applicants who are on part time employment must have resigned prior to commencement of studies.

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

1.     Prospective applicants are cautioned that failure to disclose information as required in the application form will render their application invalid.

2.     Submission of altered results is a criminal offence and all such cases will be referred to the law enforcement agencies.

3.     All detected cases of deception leading to award of sponsorship will rendersuch an award null and void.

4.     NO substitution of admission letter, references, certificates, National Identity or support documents will be accepted after close of applications.

The closing date for submission of applications to institutions is 20th May2016.

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