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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships at Uganda Martyrs University in Uganda, 2014

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships at UMU in Uganda, 2014 : Scholarship Positions 2014 2015

Applications are invited for up to twelve Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung scholarships to pursue bachelor and masters degree at Uganda Martyrs University. Scholarships are awarded in two disciplines: Local Governance and Human Rights (Bachelor and Masters Degree) and Democracy and Development Studies (Bachelors Degree). The scholarship shall cover the cost of tuition and the residential workshops as charged by the university. The application deadline is 30th May, 2014 

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Local Governance and Human Rights (Bachelor and Masters Degree) and Democracy and Development Studies (Bachelors Degree).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor and masters degree.
Scholarship Provider: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)
Scholarship can be taken at: Uganda

Eligibility:
-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 have additional advantage
-Priority will be given to applicants with genuine financial needs

Scholarship Open for International Students: Applicants of Uganda or South Sudan can apply for these Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung scholarships.

Scholarship Description: 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.

Number of award(s): Twelve Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung scholarships are awarded.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? For successful candidates, the scholarship shall cover the cost of tuition and the residential workshops as charged by the university. The student is expected onhis/her own or through other sources to meet the cost of transport, books, research and other expenses on the study. Successful candidates from South Sudan shall have the cost for international air or bus tickets to Uganda for the residential workshops (also) covered under the scholarship. 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. The student shall however still meet all costs of inland travel either in Uganda or South Sudan.

Selection Criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted either e-mail or by post or may be hand delivered.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30th May, 2014