Deadline: 02 June, 2021

Applications are now open for the Eastern Africa Network for the 2021–2022 Bioinformatics Training (EANBiT) Masters in Bioinformatics.

EANBiT aims to develop a critical mass of bioinformaticians in the region through a high-quality masters training. Students are registered and spend their first year at one of the partner universities undertaking taught units before undertaking their research project at a partner research centre in the second year.


  • Full scholarships will provide two-year support for students and will cover tuition and a monthly stipend
  • Partial scholarships will provide one-year support for students and will cover tuition and stipends in the second year of study only


  • Open to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania nationals only
  • Applicants must meet the admission requirements for MSc at their preferred universities
  • Applicants who want to study at Makerere University must submit admission application to the university before 28 May, 2021

To apply and for more information, click here.

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