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Local Scholarships with French Language course - Apply before 12th September 2018.

General presentation:

The French Embassy in Uganda is offering some scholarships for young Ugandan students who are learning French (all levels are accepted, even beginners) as part of their studies in the university. It can either be general French or French for Specific Purposes.

The scholarships cover the registration and tuition fees in the university where you belong.

The concerned study areas are:

  • Tourism
  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Journalism
  • Oil and Gas
  • Education

Eligibility criteria:

  • Should be a Ugandan citizen;
  • Should be studying a Bachelor or Master’s degree;
  • Should be studying in the concerned study areas;
  • Should be admitted in one the following universities: Kyambogo, Makerere, Kabale, KIU, Nkumba, International University of East Africa, MUBS, Islamic University, Uganda Christian University or Muteesa I Royal University;
  • Should study French subject as part of the studies at the university
  • Should have graduated and successfully passed the French language exam (desirable).

If your tuition fee is more than 2,500,000 UGX a year, you must commit yourself to pay a part of it.

Application procedure:

Documents needed:

  • Application form;
  • Final results of the 2017-2018 academic year;
  • Copy of an identity document;
  • Proof of admission to the Bachelor/Master program in which French is taught;
  • Tuition fee for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The complete application file must be submitted, in soft or hard copy version, before 12th September 2018, to:

Redouane EL ALAMI, Cooperation and Cultural Service, French Embassy, 16, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala,

Be aware that any delayed or incomplete application will not be considered.

Selection procedure:

The applications will first be examined by the Embassy. The preselected candidates will then be contacted for a further interview in English in the French Embassy, in order to see if they are still motivated.

All candidates will get information about the progress of the selection campaign by the end of July.

Application form:

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Dernière modification : 21/09/2018

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