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Full-time campus-based master’s scholarships – Uganda

We offer up to four scholarships for full-time master's courses to academically excellent young professionals from Uganda. The scholarships cover full tuition fees, return international air fares and living expenses.

Equity and Merit Scholarship students from Uganda
Equity and Merit Scholarship students from Uganda

Subjects

Scholarships are available in a wide range of subjects including Engineering, Environment, Medical and Life Sciences, and Law. Scholarships are not available for business and finance courses.

Full list of courses for which scholarships are available

Chemical Engineering

Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Computer Science

Education

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Environment

Law

Medical and Life Sciences

Petroleum Engineering

Eligibility

The master’s scholarships are aimed at academically excellent, young professionals. Applicants must:

  • be a resident citizen of Uganda and have not previously studied abroad;
  • hold a First or Upper Second class undergraduate degree;
  • have a minimum of two years' relevant post-graduation work experience;
  • be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate his/her potential to make a positive impact on the future of Uganda;
  • have achieved a grade 4 or above in English Language at Ugandan Certificate of Education level; or, have a minimum IELTS result of 6.5.

How to apply

Applications for entry in September 2016 have now closed.

We will open for applications for 2017/18 academic year in February 2017.

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Equity and Merit student profiles: Fiona and Felix

Watch the two videos below to hear about the experiences of two graduates from the Equity and Merit Scholarship Scheme: Fiona Lakareber (LLM International Finance Law) and Dr Felix Bongomin (MSc Medical Mycology).

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