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Scholarships for Young Professionals

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Scholarships for Young Professionals

General presentation:
The French Embassy in Uganda is offering scholarships for young Ugandans who work in or intend to set up a business in Uganda linked to the French-speaking world.

The scholarship covers the registration fees at the Alliance Française de Kampala.
The beneficiaries of the scholarship will be offered 3 courses at Alliance Française Kampala.

The programme will start on August 1st and run as follows:

  1. Intensive course from 1st August to 28th August
  2. Intensive course from 3rd September to 28th September
  3. Intensive course from 1st October to 29th October

Intensive classes are taught Monday to Friday, either in the morning (10AM to 12Noon) or in the evening (6PM to 8PM). Applicants must ensure that they are available for one of these 2 options. Failure to attend at least 80% of the classes will result in the cancellation of the scholarship.

Seven (7) successful candidates will benefit from the scholarships in the following fields:

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

Eligibility criteria:

  • Be a Ugandan citizen;
  • Work in the concerned professional areas/ have a business creation project;
  • Be less than 40 years old;
  • Have a real interest in his/her professional project and in learning French.

Application procedure:

Documents required:

  • Application form;
  • Written professional project;
  • Resumé (1 page maximum);
  • Copy of an identity document;
  • Copy of any diploma you may have (if applicable).

The complete application file must be submitted, in hard or soft copy, before Tuesday 10th July 2018, to:
Clotilde BRUTER, Cooperation and Cultural Action Service,Embassy of France, Plot 16, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala. Email: clotilde.bruter@diplomatie.gouv.fr.

Please note 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 at the French Embassy.
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply, especially those who have already begun a partnership project in a French/French-related enterprise.
All candidates will get information about the progress of the selection campaign from July 14th 2018.

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Local Scholarships with French Language course

General presentation:

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

The scholarships offer the registration and tuition fee to the university where you belong.

The concerned study areas are:

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

Eligibility criteria:

  • Should be a beneficiary of the previous local scholarships program 2017-2018;
  • Should have graduated and successfully passed the French language exam;
  • Should be an 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

If your tuition fee cost more than 2.500.000UGX a year you 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 in a Bachelor/Master in which French is taught;
  • Tuition fee for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The complete applications must be submitted, by soft or hard copy version, before Saturday 30th June 2017, to:

Clotilde BRUTER, Cooperation and Cultural Action Service, French Embassy, 16, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala, clotilde.bruter@diplomatie.gouv.fr.

Be aware that any delayed or incomplete application won’t be able to be examined.

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.

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Dernière modification : 29/06/2018

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