Scholarship opportunities in Uganda & France

Local scholarships

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Local Scholarships with French Language course

General presentation:

The Embassy of France in Uganda is offering 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 cover the registration and tuition fee at the university where you belong.

The concerned study areas are:

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

Eligibility criteria:

  • Should be a Ugandan citizen;
  • Should be studying a Bachelor or Master’s degree;
  • Should be studying a course in the concerned study areas;
  • Should be admitted to 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 fees exceed 2,500,000 UGX per year, you commit yourself to paying the balance.

Application procedure:

Documents needed:

  • Application form;
  • Final results of the 2019-2020 academic year;
  • Copy of an identity document;
  • Proof of admission in a Bachelor/Master in which French is taught;
  • Tuition fee invoice for the 2020-2021 academic year (as soon as possible).

Download application form:

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(Word - 70.6 kb)

The complete applications must be submitted, by soft or hard copy version, before 30th June 2020, to:

Mr. Redouane EL ALAMI, Cooperation and Cultural Affairs Department, French Embassy, plot 16, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala,
Email: kampala@campusfrance.org and redouane.el-alami@diplomatie.gouv.fr.

Please note that any delayed or incomplete application will not be examined.

Selection procedure:

The applications will first be examined by the Embassy. The pre-selected candidates will then be contacted for a further interview in English at the Embassy of France, in order to see if they are still motivated.

Scholarships for Young Professionals

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Scholarship for Young Professionals

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Master’s scholarships in France

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Master’s in France Scholarship 2020/2021

General presentation:

The Embassy of France in Uganda is offering a scholarship, designed for young Ugandan students who already possess a Bachelor degree in one of the concerned fields (agriculture - tourism and leisure –sustainable development, gender studies) and who intend to pursue their Master’s degree in France, either in French or English language.

The concerned study areas are:

  • Agriculture
  • Sustainable development (Environment – Renewable energy)
  • Tourism/leisure
  • Gender studies
  • Economics of Sports

Eligibility criteria:

  • Should be a Ugandan citizen;
  • Should hold a Bachelor’s degree in the concerned areas before the call closes;
  • Should study French subject within the frame of the studies.

Application procedure:

Documents needed:

  • Application form;
  • Cover letter;
  • Copy of an identity document;
  • Copy of the Bachelor’s degree.

Download application form:

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(Word - 69.6 kb)

The candidate must find the University and begin the process of admission before applying for this scholarship.

The complete applications must be submitted, by soft or hard copy version, before May 30th 2020 to:

Mr. Redouane EL ALAMI, Cooperation and Cultural Affairs Department, Embassy of France, plot 16, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala.
Email: kampala@campusfrance.org and redouane.el-alami@diplomatie.gouv.fr.

Pleased note that any delayed or incomplete application will not be examined.

Selection procedure:

The applications will first be examined by the Embassy. The pre-selected candidates will then be contacted for a further interview in English at the Embassy of France.

All candidates will get information about the progress of the selection campaign by the 30th day of June 2020.

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Dernière modification : 14/05/2020

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