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95 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

DEADLINE: 14 JUNE 2024


Mastercard Foundation renewed its partnership with Makerere University for the second phase of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program spanning until 2034. The second phase of the Program will offer 1000 Scholarships for 10 years, for selected Undergraduate and Master's Academic Programmes at the Makerere University Main Campus.


The Program aims to deepen inclusive University education and empower the youth to transform into leaders who will make meaningful contributions to national and regional development.


a) Only students with the minimum requirements to be admitted to Makerere University -Main Campus from the categories specified in the advertisement are eligible to apply.


b) Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection engagements.


APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO MAKERERE UNIVERSITY


AVAILABLE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS


College of Health Sciences (CHS)

  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  3. Bachelor of Environmental Health Science

  4. Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering


College of Agricultural And Environmental Sciences (CAES)

  1. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

  2. Bachelor of Environmental Sciences

  3. Bachelor of Science in Food Science And Technology

  4. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering

  5. Bachelor of Agricultural and Rural Innovation

  6. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Land Use And Management

  7. Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

  8. Bachelor of Agribusiness Management

  9. Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

  10. Bachelor of Science in Meteorology

  11. Bachelor of Science in Forestry

  12. Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management

  13. Bachelor of Geographical Sciences


College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)

  1. Bachelor of Science In Civil Engineering

  2. Bachelor of Science In Electrical Engineering

  3. Bachelor of Science In Mechanical Engineering

  4. Bachelor of Science In Land Surveying and Geomatics

  5. Bachelor of Architecture

  6. Bachelor of Science In Land Economics

  7. Bachelor of Science In Construction Management

  8. Bachelor of Science In Quantity Surveying

  9. Bachelor of Science In Telecommunications Engineering

  10. Bachelor of Science In Computer Engineering

  11. Bachelor of Industrial And Fine Arts

  12. Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning


College of Natural Sciences (CONAS)

  1. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry

  2. Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

  3. Bachelor of Science – PHYSICAL

  4. Bachelor of Science – BIOLOGICAL

  5. Bachelor of Science – ECONOMICS

  6. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geoscience & Production

  7. Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology

  8. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology


College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS)

  1. Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration

  2. Bachelor of Journalism and Communication

  3. Bachelor of Development Studies

  4. Bachelor of Arts in Music

  5. Bachelor of Arts in Drama and Film

  6. Bachelor of Community Psychology

  7. Bachelor of Industrial and Organisational Psychology


College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB)

  1. Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

  2. Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Health and Management

  3. Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Technology

  4. Bachelor of Animal Production Technology and Management

  5. Bachelor of Industrial Livestock and Business


School of Law (SoL)

  1. Bachelor of Laws


College of Computing and Information Sciences (COCIS)

  1. Bachelor of Science In Computer Science

  2. Bachelor of Science In Software Engineering

  3. Bachelor of Information Systems and Technology


College of Education and External Studies (CEES)

Bachelor of Science With Education (Physical)

Bachelor of Science With Education (Biological)

Bachelor of Science With Education (Economics)

Bachelor Of Adult and Community Education

Bachelor of Science in Speech and Language Therapy

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Agricultural and Rural Innovation

Bachelor of Youth Development Work


College of Business and Management Sciences (COBAMS)

  1. Bachelor of Arts In Development Economics

  2. Bachelor of Commerce (With options: Accounting, Finance & Banking, Marketing and Insurance)

  3. Bachelor of Statistics

  4. Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics

  5. Bachelor of Science in Population Studies

  6. Bachelor of Science in Business Statistics

  7. Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

  8. Bachelor of Business Administration (With options: Procurement, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management and

  9. International Business)



Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University, the following conditions must be met:


  1. The applicant must be qualifying for admission at Makerere University’s main campus, for the Undergraduate Degree Programmes under the Private Sponsorship Scheme. Therefore, all applicants should apply for admission at Makerere University’s main campus under the Private Sponsorship Scheme (when advertised). Once admitted to Makerere University’s main campus, then your application for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University shall be considered for the due selection processes. 

  2. The Applicant must have completed the Advanced level education (or its equivalent) in an African Country

  3. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars are restricted to individuals facing significant financial hardship.

  4. Applicants must demonstrate leadership potential and a record of community service

  5. Applicants should not be holders of any other Scholarship.

  6. Applicants should not have registered for or completed any other undergraduate degree programme.

  7. The Applicant should not exceed 28 years of age at the time of applying for the Scholarship. 

  8. Applicants under the categories of refugees and students with disabilities should not exceed 32 years of age at the time of applying for the Scholarship.

  9. A refugee applicant must be a recognized and registered refugee with proof (refugee attestation) attached to the application form.


Occupation of the Parents or Guardian

This information must be as detailed as possible. Scanty information will be a disadvantage to your candidature. The following categories are given as a guide but are not exhaustive.

  1. If your father/mother/guardian is or was a businessperson, describe the business e.g. if he/she owns a motor garage, a retail trader, wholesaler or manufacturer, describe the categories of the goods he/she trades in. In addition, give the physical address of the business.

  2. If your father /mother/guardian is employed, state the position held and the organization/Ministry / Company / Agency and the corresponding salary. 

  3. If your father/mother/guardian is in any other economic activity, please specify


Important to note

  1. At most 70% of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars will be awarded to female applicants while 30% will go to Male applicants with further categorization. Females are therefore encouraged to apply

  2. At most 25% of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars shall be awarded to Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). Young people in this Category are therefore encouraged to apply

  3. At most 10% of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars shall be awarded to Youth with Disabilities. Young people in this category are therefore encouraged to apply

  4. Incomplete application forms will be automatically disqualified.

  5. This program exercises merit principles and zero tolerance for dishonesty. Any form of influence peddling by anybody will lead to the automatic disqualification of the applicant. 

  6. Cases of impersonation, falsification of documents, or giving false/incomplete information, whenever discovered either at the time of receiving the award or afterwards will lead to automatic cancellation of the award, refund of the money already spent on a Mastercard Foundation Scholar, and prosecution in the courts of law of Uganda.

  7. The Department of Academic Registrar is responsible for all University admissions. All potential Scholarship applicants should meet the requirements to be admitted into the University on the private sponsorship scheme. 

  8. Only successful applicants will be notified at every stage of the scholarship application process, and the decision of the Program Steering Committee will be final in the awarding of the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship.

  9. Those applicants who will not have heard from us by the end of August 2024 should consider their application unsuccessful.

  10. Filling and submitting an application form does not guarantee a Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University.


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