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By Sandra Birungi

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) informs the general public of the availability o bursaries for the following course under the ministry of health/health development Partners’ Bursary Scheme.

  • Certificate in Midwifery (two and half years)
  • Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques (Two years)
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

Number of bursaries: total – 475: Certificate in Midwifery (250), Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques (150) and Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (75).

The minimum requirements for entry into each of the courses are:

  • Certificate of midwifery and certificate in medical laboratory techniques: Must have passed senior four (S.4) with at least passes in the following subjects:
    • English
    • Mathemataics
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Diploma in medical laboratory technology: 1 principal pass in biology and 2 subsidiary passes one of which must be in chemistry.

The bursaries are tenable at the following health training institutions.

CERTIFICATE IN MIDWIFERY

  1. Ibanda School of midwifery and comprehensive nursing
  2. St. Mary’s midwifery training school, Kalongo
  3. Lacor School of Nursing
  4. Lubaga Hospital Training School
  5. St. Kizio Hospital – Matany School of Nursing and Midwifery
  6. Mutolere School of Nursing and Midwifery
  7. Nyenga Nursing and Midwifery Training School
  8. St Lawrence Villa Maria School of Nursing and Midwifery
  9. Virika School of Nursing
  10. St. Raphaeal of St Francis Hospital Nsambya Training School
  11. St. Joseph’s Kamuli School of Midwifery and Nursing
  12. Kuluva School of Nursing
  13. Mengo Hospital School of Nursing and Midwifery
  14. Kiwoko School of Nursing and Midwifery
  15. Ngora School of Enrolled Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery
  16. Kizito Hospital School of Nursing
  17. Kagando School of Nursing and Midwifery
  18. Karoli Lwanga nursing and Midwifery School

CERTIFICATE IN MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES

  1. St. Joseph’s Hospital Kitovu Medical Laboraoty Training School
  2. Lacor Laboratory Training School
  3. Lubaga Hospital Training Schools
  4. St. Raphael of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya Training School
  5. Ishaka Adventist Hosptial Laboratry Training School
  6. Kiwoko Medical Laboratory Trainin School
  7. Mengo Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology
  8. Kibuli Medical Laboratory Training School

DIPLOMA IN MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

  1. St. Raphael of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya Training School
  2. Ishaka Adventist Hosptial Laboratry Training School
  3. Mengo Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology
  4. Kibuli Medical Laboratory Training School

List of priority districts

Hard to reach districts

  • Abim
  • Adjumani
  • Amuru
  • Bukwo
  • Gulu
  • Kaabong
  • Kalangala
  • Kanungu
  • Kisoro
  • Kitgum
  • Kotido
  • Mayuge
  • Moroto
  • Mukono
  • Buvuma
  • Nakapiripirit
  • Pader
  • Agago
  • Lamwo
  • Ntoroko
  • Nwoya
  • Amudat
  • Napak
  • Namayingo

Undeserved districts

  • Sembabule
  • Yumbe
  • Isingiro
  • Kiruhura
  • Buyende
  • Zombo
  • Dokoto
  • Buhweju
  • Bududa
  • Bugiri
  • Amolator
  • Amuria
  • Apac
  • Arua
  • Kabala
  • Kaberamaido
  • Katakwi
  • Koboko
  • Lira
  • Maracha
  • Moyo
  • Nebbi
  • Rakai

Who can apply?

Ugandan nationals

Applicants:

  • Who secure admission to the bursary implementing health training institutions.
  • Whose districts of origin/previous schools attended are hard to reach/undeserved districts
  • Who shall be willing to sin bonding agreements to work for the number of years equivalent to the period of study in the hard to reach/undeserved districts.

How to apply:

Qualified and interested person who wish to apply should contact the institution of interest through phone, email or physical visit to the school office before the deadlines.

Deadline:

Closing dates differ depending on the course and the school to enroll. check with the school of your choice and inquire about the Deadline