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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships at UMU

Uganda Martyrs University is pleased to invite applicants to apply for undergraduate scholarship in humanities. The deadline for applying is May 29, 2015.

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in collaboration with Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) announces scholarships for bachelor and masters degree programmes in two disciplines, namely: Local Governance and Human Rights (Bachelor and Masters Degree), Democracy and Development Studies (Bachelors Degree). The scholarships are targeted towards aspiring future leaders across a range of social, political, and economic fields. Applicants will have to prove their leadership potential in order to be considered for the scholarship. A total of 12 (twelve) scholarships are available and shall be awarded on a competitive basis.
Benefits
- The scholarship shall cover the cost of tuition and the residential workshops as charged by the university.
- The student is expected on his/her own or through other sources to meet the cost of transport, books, research and other expenses on the study.
- A reimbursement shall also be made for the cost for one international return ticket for the graduate admission test conducted at the University for Master Students – but only when a student has been successfully selected for the scholarship.
Application Requirements
- Applicants must be citizens of either Uganda or South Sudan and should not be more than 30 years for bachelors programmes, and 35 years for masters programmes;
- Applicants must have proof of academic excellence in previous levels of education;
- Applicants shall provide a motivational letter indicating why they desire to undertake the particular course; applicants holding leadership positions or portray potential for future leadership may have an added advantage;
- Current or past employment in relevant programme areas and/or engagement in social, developmental and/or political sphere(s) may be an additional advantage;
- Priority will be given to applicants with genuine financial needs;
- Please note: Continuing students are eligible to apply if they fulfil the above criteria.
- For successful candidates, the scholarship shall cover the cost of tuition and the residential workshops as charged by the university.
How to apply?
Applications should be submitted either e-mail or by post or may be hand delivered.
- A personal statement (letter of motivation).
- A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages);
- Copies of relevant transcripts and certificates;
- Proof of admission to UMU or evidence of having applied for any of the programmes under the scholarship scheme;
- Proof of current or previous employment, preferably copies of appointment letters and/or evidence of past or current engagement in social, developmental or political sphere(s) (do not submit certificates of workshop attendance.
- Two letters from referees (professional or academic), signed and sealed.
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