Presidential and National Scholarships


  • Provide scholarships to less privileged candidates through provision of financial assistance;
  • Establish Bilateral Agreements assisted by Foreign Affairs with countries offering scholarships to Zimbabwean students;
  • Procure scholarships through establishment of Memorandums of Understanding with foreign countries and companies;
  • Process bilateral scholarships as availed by Russia, Algeria, China, India, Cuba, Iran, Cyprus, Turkey, Tunisia, Egypt, Czech Republic and Romania;
  • Process and administer students on government funding in universities in South African such as Fort Hare, University of Johannesburg, Wits, Rhodes, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan, inter alia;
  • Liaison with foreign Embassies and universities on student services and further scholarships award;
  • Processing students’ stipends;
  • Monitor students’ welfare and academic performance and progress in respective foreign countries through our Embassies, Attaches’ and Student Representative Committees at various universities;
  • Track completing students and their return and assist them in securing employment in Zimbabwe. This is in line with the bonding agreement;
  • Execute of outreach programmes related to government scholarships e.g. exhibitions at Zimbabwe International Trade Fair and other career guidance forums;
  • Identify high-tech areas of specialisation in different bilateral countries to train Zimbabwean professionals e.g. Health, Engineering, Agriculture, Information Technology, Auto-technology etc.