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Matumaini Scholarship Applications 2023

MATUMAINI Scholarships for MSc in Biomathematics

Strathmore’s Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Strathmore University, May 2023 intake


Applications are now open for the MSc in Biomathematics based in the Strathmore’s Institute of Mathematical Sciences (SIMS), Strathmore University, May 2023 intake.



MATUMAINI refers to Modelling Analysis to understand mental health and HIV/AIDS in Hotspots. It is a collaborative project, MATUMAINI, supported by the NIH-funded grant, “Can mental health services break the cycle perpetuating HIV hotspots in sub-Saharan Africa?”.

The programme is open to graduates from degree courses with a substantial quantitative methods content (specifically statistics, applied mathematics and/or computer science elements).

The programme will expose you to core health research, applied mathematics and computer science modules, with the opportunity to obtain specialised knowledge along applied mathematics track, computer science track, or a combination. Training is grounded in the computational science approach to address important health research questions, including theory alongside practical application.

We are happy to announce that scholarships are available from the Strathmore’s Institute of Mathematical Sciences (SIMS)Biomathematics MSc Scholarships for students of the May 2023 intake.



To be eligible for these scholarships:

1.     You must be awarded a place in the MSc Biomathematics programme at Strathmore University.

2.     Applicants must demonstrate a deep understanding of what BioMathematics entails both in practice and experience.

3.     Applicants must demonstrate passion for the health sciences, mathematics, statistics and computer sciences.

4.     Applicants must have completed undergraduate degree.

5.   Minimum qualification; at least second class upper division.


Equal opportunities

Female candidates, and candidates from less privileged regions or groups, as well as candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply for the admission letter, use this link: https://strathmore.edu/course/master-of-science-in-biomathematics/

Check for the requirements for MSc. BioMathematics and Apply.

N/B: Students who will require visas to study in the Kenya, apply no later than 15 April 2023.



The deadline for MATUMAINI scholarship applications is 1700 HRS, Kenyan time on the 27th February 2023.

Please note that applications received after this date will not be accepted.

Please in case of any enquires write to Ms J. Chemutai (jchemutai@strathmore.edu) The Scholarships are allocated at the discretion of the Strathmore University, and the decision is final.


Please click on the link below to apply: https://forms.gle/GHdEGQPGUejZkRor5