The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African’s, Sudan and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2016/2017 academic year the details are as follows:
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 Advanced Level (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. (for day programmes, only candidates who sat A' Level in 2015, 2014 and 2013 are eligible to apply.
For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A' Level. ( detailed weighting system for programmes offered at Makerere University for the 2016/2017 academic year can be viewed on the Undergraduate Admissions Office Notice board or accessed from the downloads below.)
(b) Hold at least a Second Class or Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma from a recognised chartered institution, relevant to the programme applied for. Certified copies of academic transcripts (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions MUST be attached to the application form.
(Details of the Diploma holders' admission requirements for the 2016/2017 academic year can be viewed on the Notice Board of the Undergraduate Admissions Office or on Makerere University Website
(c) Be a graduate from a recognised chartered university. Certified copies of academic transcripts (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions MUST be attached to the application forms.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED FROM FRIDAY 27TH May, 2016 TO FRIDAY 10TH JUNE, 2016.
Please click here to start your application process online
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.
ALFRED MASIKYE NAMOAH
DATE: 20th April, 2016
Veteran Professor changed Makerere and Higher Education
When Professor John Ssebuwufu ambled up to receive a certificate of recognition for his ‘exceptional’ contribution to higher education from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) at Makerere University (MU), he was thinking of many things, such as rewarding staff, that he could have done differently to impact university education more.
But he did what he could have done, under the circumstances.
He presided over MU (in 1993) when student enrolment was 5,000 and left in 2004 when the population was surging to more than 15,000.
He emphasised the use of information communication technologies in almost all the institutions he had been involved in and sent many academic staff on exchanges to boost research and innovation. Now, more African universities engage in ground-breaking research.
So, he proceeded to accept his recognition and make his acceptance speech, which was mostly about gratitude.
Ssebuwufu, 74, who is currently the chancellor at Kyambogo University and the vice-chancellor of the University of Kisubi, is credited for his exemplary leadership and pragmatic methods that have shaped higher education in Uganda and Africa as a whole.
Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program 2021/2022
The Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program is a capacity building project by the AfDB and Japan which was initiated in 2017 with the aim of providing two-year scholarship awards to highly achieving African graduate students to enable them to undergo post-graduate studies (i.e. a two-year Master’s degree program) in selected priority development areas on the continent and Japan. The overarching goal the AfDB and the Government of Japan seek to attain is to enhance skills and human resources development in Africa in under the Bank’s High 5s agenda (i.e. “Feed Africa”, “Light up Africa”, “Industrialize Africa”, “Integrate Africa” and “Improve the quality of life of the people of Africa”) and key Japanese development assistance initiatives. JADS core areas of study focus include energy, agriculture, health, environmental sustainability, and engineering. The program also seeks to promote inter-university collaboration and university-industry partnerships between Japan and Africa. Upon completion of their studies, the JADS scholars are expected to return to their home countries to apply and disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and skills in the public and private sectors, and contribute to national and continental socio-economic development.
About the JADS program
The JADS Program is open to applicants from AfDB member countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a graduate degree program in energy development and related discipline. The program does not provide scholarships to any other graduate degree program.
The scholarship program provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.
Upon completion of their studies, the beneficiary scholars are expected to return to their home countries to apply and disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and skills, and contribute to the promotion of sustainable development of their countries.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
The program is open to those who have gained admission to an approved Masters degree course at a Japanese partner university. Candidates should be 35 years old or younger; in good health; with a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in the energy area or related area; and have a superior academic record. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to return to their home country to contribute to its economic and social development.
- Applicant requests for information and application forms and procedures from the chosen JADS partner university. For any inquiries, please contact JADS@AFDB.ORG
- Applicant completes required documents and sends them to the university.
- University evaluates and selects applicants.
- University sends selected candidates to the AfDB.
- AfDB reviews submissions from universities, prepares and approves the final list.
- AfDB contacts selected awardees, and informs the universities.
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