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Chinese Embassy Scholarships to Mak for Continuing Students 2020/2021



The Chinese Embassy in Uganda has offered Makerere University a second cohort of 30 scholarships to be awarded to continuing students offering various courses in the Colleges at Makerere University Main Campus for Academic Year 2020/2021. These scholarships are administered by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University.


Scholarship applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • a) Should already be a student of Makerere University in their second year of study
  • b) Successfully completed their first year of study and has complete results (first and second semester results of first year 2019/2020 academic year.
  • c) Should have a minimum CGPA of 2.80 and above based on 2019/2020 academic year results
  • d) Student should be from a genuinely poor socio-economic background.
  • e) Should not be admitted on the Uganda Government sponsorship to any public university
  • f) Should not hold any other scholarship e.g. District Scholarship, Mastercard, etc.
  • g) Must be willing to participate in a selection process as shall be determined by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Scholarship Committee

Your application should contain the following; 

  • a) A fully completed application form
  • b) Approved academic results for semester one and two, Year One, 2019/2020 Academic Year
  • c) Photocopies of ‘O’ and ‘A’ level Academic Documents
  • d) Two Passport size photographs
  • e) A copy of your Birth Certificate
  • f) In case of deceased parents, copies of death certificate(s)
  • g) A hand drawn physical map of LC I /Village of residence with clear directions of how to get to the home of residence from the nearest main road (indicate approximate distances in kilometres).

The scholarship will cover tuition and functional fees for 2020/2021 academic year ONLY. Renewal of the Scholarship shall be subject to availability of funds and excellent academic performance.

Interested and eligible applicants should pick application forms and submit the completed applications to Room 402 Senate Building, Level 4, Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, by Thursday 1st April  2021 at 5:00pm.

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted


Dr. Euzobia M. Mugisha Baine (PhD)


Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals



Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting: 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise



One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.


(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission



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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution



Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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