In a Grand partnership with the MasterCard Foundation, The Admissions Directory of Makerere University wishes to inform Ugandans and international students from across the world that applications are being received for a scholarship slots of 200. This is a fully funded undergraduate scholarship covering the entire duration of recipients’ study period. Selected students will be able to a pursue courses in Agriculture , Technology and engineering, ICT, Human Rights and Law, Financial management and all other courses taught at the University. Over a period of 10 years (2014 to 2024) this partnership will allow the University to offer such scholarships to 10000 students, with special focus on brilliant but economically disadvantaged applicants. The deadline for submissions of applications is May 27, 2016.
Who qualifies to apply?
Read and understand this thoroughly before starting your application. The admissions committee will apply the following criteria in selecting the ideal candidates.
- Only applicants who have applied and secured an admission spot at Makerere University will have their applications reviewed. Therefore prospective applicants should apply for the 2016/17 entry using the normal application routine(under private scheme)
- Academic excellence is prioritized in this process. It is therefore imperative that applicants demonstrate strong academic credentials with at least a minimum of 15 points and 13 points for boys and girls respectively.
- The MasterCard foundation is committed to offering opportunities to people who will give back to their communities, hence, applicants must show the commitment to utilize their skills after graduation for the betterment of their communities. Your extra curricular activities will serve as evidence in this regard.
- As highlighted before, priority is given to brilliant but financially disadvantaged students.
How do I apply?
Kindly follow this link to download the application form. Once downloaded, please fill the form and scan the pages and email them to this email address firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Alternatively you can forward your completed documents to the address; Makerere University, Senate Building Level 4, Room 401. P.O Box A 7062, Kampala.
Kindly note that the University reserves the right to revoke an award of this scholarship to anyone if it uncovers at any point that the said candidate falsified information. We expect you to exercise a high degree of integrity and provide accurate and reliable information about yourself. We especially encourage female students to apply for this scholarship.