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Scholarships for Ugandan Students, 2018

Take a look at the below-suggested sample of scholarships for Ugandans in this category of scholarship-positions.com. Latest scholarships for Ugandan students are listed here to study abroad or in their home country. These Ugandan scholarships 2014-15 are available for local, international students as well as students from other developing countries.

This division of our site keeps you informed about all available international awards and grants awarded to Ugandans at diverse levels of study like undergraduate, graduate, masters, doctoral and postdoctoral research programme. Various scholarship providers including renowned global universities and colleges, public and private sectors are allotting money in the form of scholarships and thereby helping millions of students to fund their education.



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Let’s have a view on the following list of scholarships for Ugandans and apply on time.

Africa program at University of Essex in UK, 2020

Scholarship Provider: University of Essex, UK
Eligible Students: Be applying for a full-time postgraduate level programs.
 The studentships are available for pursuing master’s degree level at University of Essex in UK.
Award Details:
The Scholarship has a value of £4,000
Application Deadline:
September 18, 2020

masters programme in for Uganda Students at University of Edinburgh in UK, 2017
Scholarship Provider:
  University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Eligible Students:  Applicants should already have been offered a place at the University of Edinburgh and should have firmly accepted that offer or be intending to do so
The studentships are available for pursuing master’s degree programme 
Award Details:
  Each support will cover the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study as well as provide access to a broadband facility and a laptop.
Application Deadline:
July 29, 2019

Loughborough Development Trust Africa Scholarship in the UK, 2020

Scholarship Provider: Loughborough University, UK
Eligible Students: Full understanding of the costs involved in coming to study and live in the UK
Courses: The studentships are available for pursuing postgraduate taught programme at Loughborough University.
Award Details: The financial aid positions will cover 100% of the course fees for your chosen postgraduate taught course for one year.
Application Deadline:
April 30, 2020

Firoz and Najma Foundation funding for Uganda in UK, 2017
Scholarship Provider:
  London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom
Eligible Students:  The Foundation has established an endowed funding for students from Belize or Uganda.
award is available for pursuing a graduate programme.
Award Details:
  The Scholarship has a value of £8,000.
Application Deadline:
 April 26, 2017

Society of Petroleum Engineers Imomoh Scholarships for African Students, 2020

Scholarship Provider:  Society of Petroleum Engineers, Africa
Eligible Students:  Must be pursuing a master’s degree in petroleum engineering
The studentships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
Award Details:
  The recipients will be awarded a single payment of USD 2,000.
Application Deadline:
April 15

The Desmond Tutu Masters funding for Uganda Students in UK
Scholarship Provider: University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Eligible Students: Students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe)
Courses: Master’s Degree Program
Award Details: The sponsorship will cover the full overseas tuition fee and a maintenance allowance of £5,000. The award will be tenable for one academic year.
Application Deadline: Closed

Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships at SOAS, University of London, 2019

Scholarship Provider: Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust
Eligible Students: Applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS.
 The studentships are available for pursuing master programme at the SOAS, University of London.
Award Details:
 Each Ferguson award is valued at £25,000 in total and lasts for one year. 
Application Deadline:
February 20, 2019

Kader Asmal Fellowship Programme  for Uganda Students in Ireland
Scholarship Provider:ICOS – Irish Council for International Students, Ireland
Eligible Students:
 Fellowships are available for pursuing postgraduate study
Award Details:
 The Kader Asmal Fellowships will cover tuition fee, economy travel to and from your country of residence to Ireland, a monthly personal living allowance, accommodation and settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance.
Application Deadline:September 11, 2019

IMMANA Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Applicants for Uganda Students
Scholarship Provider: UK Department for International Development (DFID), UK government
Eligible Students: Eligible applicants will have completed a doctorate (PhD, DPhil, DPH, MD, DVM or similar terminal degree) in any field related to agriculture, nutrition and health within three years.
 Fellowships are available for undertaking postdoctoral research programme.
Award Details:
 A fixed stipend of £34,000 (approximately $52,000) paid in quarterly instalments against satisfactory completion of programme milestones.
Application Deadline:
 1st February 2017.

Tanzanian-German Centre for Uganda Students 2017
Scholarship Provider:
  DAAD and the German Foreign Office
Eligible Students:  for the LLM programme: a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent from a recognised higher learning institutions.
The studentships are awarded for pursuing postgraduate study programme (LLM or PhD) 
Award Details:
  scholarship covers the University fee and a health insurance.
Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

TGCL funding for Uganda Students in Law
Scholarship Provider: Funded by the German Foreign Office through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Eligible Students: Candidates in the East African Community Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)
Courses: Postgraduate Study Programme (LLM or PhD)
Award Details: A support will cover the University fee and a health insurance. An annual amount of 2,400 EUR for Tanzanians and of 3,000 EUR for Non-Tanzanians will be paid to cover the cost of living.
Application Deadline 17 February 2017.

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme for Uganda Students in UK
Scholarship Provider: Louis Dreyfus Foundation and University of Oxford, UK
Eligible Students: Student should be able to demonstrate a connection between your subject of study and your longer-term career objectives.
 The studentships are available for pursuing full time graduate degree at University of Oxford.
Award Details:
The sponsorship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £14,057). 
Application Deadline:
  6 or 20 January 2017,

Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships for Uganda Students  in UK
Scholarship Provider: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Eligible Students: Applicants must hold an offer of admission to the MSc Global Mental Health commencing in 2016-17.
 The studentships are available for pursuing masters degree level at King’s College London.
Award Details: Each support will cover full tuition fees, a living expense stipend of GBP 15,298.00 and an allowance in the summer for project expenses.
Application Deadline:
 28th January 2017.

Professional Diploma fully-funded programmes forUganda Students in Africa, 2017
Scholarship Provider:
  London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Eligible Students:  All students will be required to show an original or notarised copy of their primary medical qualification to a representative of LSHTM Registry at registration.
The Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (East African Partnership) is a three-month, full-time short course
Award Details:
  Full opportunities are competitively awarded to postgraduate doctors from low- and middle-income countries.  Scholarships cover tuition fees, course material, examination costs, accommodation and transport during the course. 
Application Deadline:
 January 15, 2017

undergraduate financial aid for Uganda Students at University of Leicester in UK, 2017
Scholarship Provider:
 University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Eligible Students:  The grant is only valid for entry in September 2017.
The studentships are available for pursuing an undergraduate programme
Award Details:
  Successful applicant will receive tuition fee discount of 22% – or 28%.
Application Deadline:
 15th January, 2017

NYDA Solomon Mahlangu funding for Uganda Students
Scholarship Provider: National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)
Eligible Students: Students must be applying for admission to one of the participating universities as a 1st year full time student.
 The studentships are available for pursuing undergraduate programme at one of the participating universities.
Award Details:
 The following costs are covered by the Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship like tuition, study book, meals and accommodation.
Application Deadline:
15th  January 2017.

Chancellors International Development Scholarships for Uganda Students  at University of South Wales in UK, 2016
Scholarship Provider: University of South Wales, United Kingdom
Eligible Students: Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Courses: Undergraduate Programme
Award Details: Scholarships of £2,500 are available for students.
Application Deadline 15th January 2017.

MSFS funding for Ugandan Students
Scholarship Provider: Georgetown University, USA
Eligible Students: A TOEFL score of at least 100, or an IELTS score of at least 7.0.
Courses: award is available for pursuing master program
Award Details:
 support will cover full-tuition.
Application Deadline:
 January 15, 2017.

Centre of African Studies Visiting Research Fellowship  for Uganda Students in UK
Scholarship Provider: The Centre of African Studies, with the generous assistance of the A.G. Leventis Foundation at the University of Cambridge
Eligible Students: Applicants are expected to have completed a doctoral degree before the Fellowship start date.
This is a six months visiting research fellowship programme at the University of Cambridge.
Award Details:
Each award is worth up to £14,000, out of which travel, college accommodation, maintenance costs and medical insurance will be paid by the Centre on behalf of the fellow.
Application Deadline:
15 January 2017.

Sadako Ogata Masters funding forUganda Students at University of London in UK
Scholarship Provider: University of London, UK
Eligible Students: Applicants for the Sadako Ogata Scholarship must have received an offer of registration for the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies for the relevant upcoming academic session
award is available for pursuing MA degree programme at the University of London.
Award Details:
The Sadako Ogata scholarship covers the ‘whole fee’ for the programme, comprising two Core Module fees, four Elective Module fees, and the two Dissertation modules fees.
Application Deadline:
16 January 2017.

IHRP Emerging Scholar Program for Uganda Students at Mahidol University in Thailand
Scholarship Provider:The Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand
Eligible Students: Applicants eligible to be considered for this application must meet admissions requirements for the MA Human Rights.
Courses: award is available for pursuing MA degree programme.
Award Details:
 The scholarship allows for reduced tuition and thesis fees (4,200 Baht per credit to 1,200 Baht per credit each term and a 50 % of the cost of the thesis fee).
Application Deadline: March 31

East African Development Bank program for Uganda Students at STEM in USA
Scholarship Provider: Africa-America Institute, United States of America
Eligible Students: Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
Courses: Graduate degree programme
Award Details: This fully funded support will provide full tuition, room and living expenses within a stipulated budget.
Application Deadline March 31, September 6, May 1, for the fall and November 15 for the Spring Semester, September 6

2016 FIG Foundation PhD Positionsfor Uganda Students
Scholarship Provider:
 FIG Foundation, Denmark
Eligible Students: Applicant must be studying for a PhD degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying.
 The studentships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Award Details:
Successful applicants will qualify for a further grant of up to 3,000 euros to attend and present a peer reviewed paper at a FIG conference.
Application Deadline:
 1 March

Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program for Uganda Students
Scholarship Provider: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC.
Eligible Students: Be a legal national from a qualifying country and be working as a librarian or information science professional in that country.
 This is a intensive four-week Fellowship program based at OCLC’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA for library and information science professionals.
Award Details:
 Airfare, coach class, from the recipient’s home country to the United States and return trip to the recipient’s home country.
Application Deadline:
 February 12

EDCTP-TDR Clinical Research and Development Fellowships for Uganda Students
Scholarship Provider: 
European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and WHO/TDR
Eligible Students: Be a post-graduate (MSc or PhD) or medical graduate with clinical and/or research experience in infectious diseases.
Fellowships are available to early to mid-career clinical researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams
Award Details:
The grant covers one economy class return ticket (home – host organisation – home); a monthly stipend; health insurance; an allowance to cover essential educational support materials.
Application Deadline:
28 January (Stage 1) and 21 July (Stage 2: Training plan – EDCTP only)

MMMF Grants for Women of Developing Countries in USA/Canada, 2020
Programme Provider: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund, USA
Eligible Students: The MMMF awards education grants on a competitive basis to exceptional women from developing countries who have financial need.
Courses: Grant is available towards the completion of the degree program in Canada and USA.
Award Details: An MMMF grant covers only a portion of the total costs for an academic year.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

AFD-PSIA Student funding for Uganda  Students
Scholarship Provider: Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency
Eligible Students: Applicants must have already submitted a full application to the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences.
The studentships are available for pursuing masters programme at Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA)
Award Details:
Scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition fee grants are offered to incoming students in the Master in Development Practice at PSIA.
Application Deadline: 
10th January

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