Scholarship opportunities in Uganda & France

Local scholarships

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Local Scholarships with French Language course

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

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

The concerned study areas are:
-  Tourism
-  Agriculture
-  Environment
-  Journalism
-  Oil and Gas
-  Education

The application was closed on 30th June. Thank you for your interest.

Scholarships for Young Professionals

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Scholarship for Young Professionals 2019

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.

Intensive classes are taught Monday to Friday, either in the morning (10 to 12) or in the evening (6 to 8). Applicants to the scholarship 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.

The concerned professional areas are:
- 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 the professional project and in learning French.

Application procedure:
Documents required:
- Application form;
- Written professional project;
- Resume (1 page maximum);
- Copy of an identity document;
- (If applicable) Copy of any diploma you may have.

The complete application file must be submitted, in hard or soft copy, before Tuesday June 10th 2019, to:
Redouane EL ALAMI, Cooperation and Cultural Action Service, French Embassy, 16, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala, Email:

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 at the French Embassy.
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply, especially those that 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 June 10th 2019.

Application form:

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Master scholarships in France

Application is now closed.

Thank you for your interest.

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Dernière modification : 02/07/2019

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