Protestant Institute of Arts and social science,PIASS

Invitation to Apply for Scholarships to Study Peace-Building and Development

Thanks to well intentioned donations from our partners in Japan, PIASS is now able to provide scholarships for five competent international students who would like to pursue the three-year Honors Bachelor’s degree in Peace-Building and Development from October 2017 at Huye campus .

The purpose of the scholarship program is to provide young people from different countries in the Great Lakes Region (GLR) with high quality training in peace-building and development, thereby fostering a regional network of “peace-builders” across national boundaries.

Scholarship award

Successful applicants will receive the full amount of tuition fees and medical insurance expenses for three years.

Travel and living expenses required for studying in Huye must be covered by the student or his/her own sponsor rather than PIASS.

Application requirements

The successful applicants must:

•be not more than 35 years of age;
have completed high school education with at least two principal passes or equivalent results; and

•demonstrate high level of motivation for and commitment to peace-building activities in the Great Lakes Region.

The applicant is required to submit:

•Filled PIASS application form (downloadable from or picked up from the reception of PIASS’ Huye campus; Application fees are not required.)

•Notarized copy of national examination certificate

•Copies of secondary school transcripts (the last 3 years)

•Copies of other training certificates/diplomas (if any)

•Copy of passport

•Two passport-size color photographs

•Letter of motivation written in English by the applicant him/herself
+ Two recommendation letters (English or French) related to involvement in peace promotion.


Application deadline: August 20, 2017

The application should be mailed or emailed to the following:

The Reception of PIASS Mailing Address: P.O.Box 619, Huye, Rwanda
Email address:

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