The Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation is inviting application for a number of scholarship opportunities to Ugandan students at University.
The scholarship programme is aimed at benefiting university students pursuing either undergraduate or postgraduate education at University level in Uganda.
The scholarship covers tuition fees only from the second year to completion for undergraduate students; and for the entire programme of study for Postgraduate students from the time of application/award.
ELIGIBLE DISCIPLINES: The Board of Trustees have identified the following disciplines for sponsorships: – Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Engineering, Food Science & Technology, Information Technology, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Nursing, Architecture, Veterinary Medicine, Actuarial Science, Environmental Studies and Human Medicine.
The Board however, reserves the right to revise this list periodically, on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee, to suit the relative importance of each of the disciplines in the wider strategic framework of national capacity building.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY? Undergraduate students (Ugandan Nationals), who have completed at least the first year of their studies at a Ugandan University; (in any of the disciplines in 2.0 above), are eligible to apply. Students with CGPA lower than 2.2 and/or having a retake in any subject in the first/preceding year of study are not eligible to apply.
Postgraduate students (Ugandan Nationals), who have either been admitted and/or registered for postgraduate programmes at a Ugandan University. (A first degree in the disciplines in 2.0 a must).
Students already on scholarships or sponsorships with other organizations are not eligible to apply. Also, the successful applicants who may be awarded scholarships or sponsorships by other organizations after the Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation scholarship award shall be discontinued.
SELECTION CRITERIA: Undergraduate applicants; proof of completion of the first year of study in a recognized university in Uganda. The higher one’s CGPA, the better.
Postgraduate applicants; proof of admission to a postgraduate programme in a recognized University or Institution of Higher Learning in Uganda.
Academic performance; the applicants’ Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and/or class of degree as well as academic references shall be among the variables to be used in determining successful applicants.
LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION APRIL 2017. Currently, the scholarships not ongoing. We will give you latest update in due time.