Connect with us

General

Japanese Government MEXT Scholarships 2015

Published

on

The Japanese Government (MEXT; the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) offers number of scholarship programs every year to international students who wish to study in Japan. So far, 79,000 students from approximately 160 countries and regions around the world have studied in Japan on the programs. Every year about 10 Ugandan students are selected to receive the scholarships to study in Japan. Working with the Ministry of Education and Sports, the Embassy of Japan makes the first selection and recommends nominees to MEXT, and then MEXT performs final selection and pick scholarship grantees.

You may Download guidelines and application forms from http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0307e.html
(2015 forms will be ready shortly) However, hardcopies are available at the Embassy.

The Embassy of Japan in Uganda will accept applications for 2015 until 13th June 2014 (Sharp). Please check the information about the important deadlines and date of academic examinations and interviews from the outline in Downloads below.

 

Application Instructions

These are the steps to be followed when applying for the Japanese Government Scholarships;

Step 1
The interested persons should go to the Embassy of Japan in Uganda, Plot 8 Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, Tel: +256-414-349542/3/4 (Next to the Ministry of Education Headquarters) and pick free application forms.

Step 2
The forms should be filled in and returned to the Embassy with certified copies of degree transcripts and certificates.

Step 3
The Embassy will then call the shortlisted candidates for an English language examination (previous exams can be found on the internet, please check this website for past exams
http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0308e.html

Step 4
The Japanese Embassy will then call the best students who excelled in the English language exam for an oral interview where they will be asked basic questions about themselves, what they know about Japan (economy, culture, politics) and future plans.

Step 5
The selected candidates will be given a letter of acceptance from the Ministry of Education, Japan and its from this point on that the student has to use this document to search for a course and university of their own choice, (The Japanese Government doesn't limit applicants on courses so whatever the Japanese study, any foreign student can also apply for the same course, in case you fail to get a course or university of interest then then the Ministry of Education in Japan,Tokyo will help you finds a course and university.

Step 6
After you are admitted into the University (accepted by the Professor you contacted by email), the embassy will then ask you to take your passport for visa and air ticket issuance.

 

Continue Reading

General

Re-advertisement: Undergraduate Programmes 2024/2025

Published

on

A section of the University Road

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under Government Sponsorship (BVL) and private sponsorship scheme for the 2024/2025 Academic Year.

Each applicant should:

a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2023,2022 and 2020 are eligible to apply. For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A’ Level.

OR

d) Degree from a recognised/Chartered Institution

Further details on the re-advertised programmes , fees structure, and the procedure of submitting applications can be accessed from the document below:                                            

The closing date for receiving applications for undergraduate admissions is Friday 26th July 2024.                                                           

WARNING:                                                             

  1. Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission.  The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.
  2. Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office.  Those who buy them do so at their own risk. 
  3. The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agent to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.    
  4. Applicants are advised to use the right programme names and codes. The university will not be responsible for any wrong information entered in the system by applicants.     

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

Continue Reading

General

Freshers’ Orientation and Registration For 2024/2025 Academic Year

Published

on

To All First Year Students;
First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of one week
which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week
earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.

Continue Reading

General

Admission Lists -Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes 2024/25

Published

on

Students move towards Main Building on University Road

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission list of candidates admitted under the Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes with Government sponsorship 2024/25 Academic Year.

Kindly follow the links below to access the lists:-

Continue Reading

Trending