Application for the 2020/2021 Programmes

TANGAZA MARYKNOLL CENTRE FOR AFRICAN STUDIES

PART I – PERSONAL INFORMATION

This part can be filled in on-line or downloaded and filled in by hand. If the latter, please print or type all information.

  Full Name:

Address:

City:

State/Province/Region:

Country:

Telephone:

Fax: (optional)

E-mail:

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

1) Academic Level:  Please select one. Postgraduate Undergraduate

2) Please list Colleges, Universities, Institutions, Theology Schools attended (undergraduates list schools):

 

Name of Institution Degree / Diploma Major Field Dates Attended
1.
2.
3.
4.

 

 

ATTN.: You must have a copy of the transcript of your grades sent to the Tangaza Maryknoll Centre for African Studies, Box 15055 Lang’ata, 00509, Kenya. The transcript can be enclosed with the documents mailed with Part III of the application forms.

3) Please give a brief account of any previous study of African (or other non-Western) cultures and religions in school settings or workshops:

PERSONAL BACKGROUND

 

Date of Birth: Month January February March April May June July August September October November December               Day 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31               Year 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990

Place of Birth:

Marital Status:

Religious Affiliation:

Citizenship:

Passport #   or ID #

Check One:  Lay Person    Clergy    Religious If you checked “Clergy”, year ordained: Year 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

1) What is your occupation?

 

Present: Dates:
Past: Dates:
Future plans: Dates:

 

 

 

2) Briefly describe briefly how you hope to profit from the TAMCAS programme?

 

3) The TAMCAS programmes do not allow AUDITING OF COURSES  UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. Are you prepared to make the following commitments 

 

a) working with a field assistant? Yes    No
b) riding the local transportation system? Yes    No
c) visiting overnight the rural home of a field assistant? Yes    No
d) writing a 15 page research/integration paper per course? Yes    No
e) attending all classes? Yes    No
f) reading all materials required for the courses? Yes    No
g) putting aside non-essential medical and vacational needs? Yes    No
h) bypassing tourist places and sites? Yes    No
i) doing field research in all parts of Nairobi including squatter’s camps? Yes    No
j) (For non-Africans) living in an African environment? Yes    No

 

 

If any of your choices above were NO, please explain here:

 

 

4) Would you be interested in applying for the Master (MA/MAS) degree program after completing two or more courses?          Yes        No

 5) Do you have any special interest in a particular ethnic group of Kenya? (explain):

6) Do you need assistance with accommodations in Nairobi?    Yes    No

If YES, what is your preference:   First Choice Preference Guest House/Hostel Seminary Institution          Second Choice Preference Guest House/Hostel Seminary Institution

7) (For non-Africans only) Have you had any previous experience in Africa?    Yes    No

If ‘yes’ briefly indicate nature of experience, length of time, dates:

 

COPYRIGHT POLICY FOR STUDENT WORKS

Students own and have a copyright interest in all scholarly or educational materials, art works, musical compositions and dramatic and non-dramatic literary works created as a result of participation in the Tangaza Maryknoll Centre for African Studies of Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya (“student works”). However, a condition of enrollment and participation in the Tangaza Maryknoll Centre for African Studies of Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya is permission to use students’ works for educational purposes, including publication of said works in appropriate journals.

PERSON TO CONTACT IN EMERGENCY

  Full Name:

Full Address:

Telephone:

Fax: (optional)

E-Mail:

ADDRESSES FOR PERMANENT FILE

1) FUTURE ADDRESS (IF DIFFERENT THAN CURRENT ADDRESS)

  Name of Institution:

P.O. Box / Street Address:

City:

State/Province/Region:

Zip Code:

Country:

Telephone:

Fax: (optional)

E-Mail:

2) NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, FAX & E-MAIL of parents or nearest living relative:

3) Religious Superior (if applicable):

  Name:

Religious Community:

Full Address:

Telephone:

DATES 2020/2021 PROGRAMS

  • SEMESTER PROGRAM: JANUARY 22 – MAY 7, 2021
  • FIRST IMMERSION PROGRAM:  MAY 11 – JUNE 16, 2021
  • SECOND IMMERSION PROGRAM:  JUNE 22 – JULY 14, 2021
  • THIRD IMMERSION PROGRAM:  JULY 20 – AUGUST 11, 2021
  • SEMESTER PROGRAM: SEPTEMBER 10 – DECEMBER 10, 2021
  • 3 DAY – ONE CREDIT COURSE: THE FIRST MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH OR OTHER DAYS OF THE MONTH AT THE CONVENIENCE OF THE PARTICIPANTS (MINIMUM OF THREE STUDENTS)
Director, TAMCAS Box 15055 Lang’ata, 00509, Kenya E-mail: tamcasdir@tangaza.ac.ke PH +254 (0) 722 486 785

ADDRESS FOR MAIL or E-MAIL:

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE FOR PROGRAM DIRECTORY

(Write two short paragraphs)

CHECK LIST:

APPLICATION FORMS

_____ Part I – Personal Information (Submitted on-line or mailed)

_____ Part II – Pre-registration (Submitted on-line or mailed)

_____ Part III – Documents (mailed to TAMCAS Directly):

_____ a) TRANSCRIPTS OF GRADES

_____ b) FIRST LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION

_____ c) SECOND LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION

_____ d) DOCTOR’S RECOMMENDATION (if not resident of Africa)

_____ e) TWO PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOS

_____ f) STATEMENT OF WAIVER (Insurance)

_____ g) TUITION DOWN PAYMENT OF:

 

Semester programs TUITION DOWN PAYMENT 

     -All Citizens and Residents of Africa: (US$ 238) per course.-Foreign students from overseas: US$ 475 per course.

Immersion programs TUITION DOWN PAYMENT:-All Citizens and Residents of Africa:  (US$270) per course.-Foreign students from overseas: US$ 540 per course.

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TUITION FEES IS PAYABLE TO TANGAZA COLLEGE

Tuition fee and other payments to Tangaza College are payable only in the following modes;

  1. Cash deposits to Tangaza College bank accounts.
  2. Cheques drawn in favors of Tangaza College (i.e banker’s cheques, personal cheques and company cheques).
  • MPESA business number 488516

Account Name:                                    TANGAZA COLLEGE

Account Number: Kes                         015 005 101 112 10

EURO                     015 005 101 112 11

Bank Name:                                          I&M Bank Limited

Bank Branch:                                        Lang’ata Link

 

Account Name:                                    TANGAZA COLLEGE

Account Number:         KSHS              1000016345

                                         EURO      1005452127

                                         USD        1005452108

Bank Name:                                          NIC Bank

Bank Branch:                                        Galleria

SWIFT CODE:                                  NINCKENA

 

Account name: Tangaza College

Account Number:                1630264722503

Bank                   :  Equity

Branch Code:                        163

Bank code:                            068

Swift code:                            EQBLKENA

 

The student registration/admission No. and name SHOULD be included in the deposit slip and in the Mpesa message (account name).

Bank slips should be forwarded to the finance office for receipting.

All cheques should be made payable to TANGAZA COLLEGE.

For any further clarifications, please contact the finance office.

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