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Madhvani Foundation Scholarship Programme 2018/2019

Madhvani Foundation Scholarship Programme 2018/2019

Madhvani Foundation Scholarship Programme 2018/2019

Background

The Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation is a Charitable Trust which was set up with the primary objective of promoting scientific and technical education for the betterment of the people of Uganda.

It is in pursuit of this objective that the Board of Trustees of the Foundation set up a Scholarship Committee and instituted a University scholarship programme starting in the 2003/2004 academic year.

The scholarship programme is aimed at benefiting Ugandans pursuing either undergraduate or postgraduate education at University level in Uganda.

ELIGIBLE DISCIPLINES
The Board of Trustees have identified the following disciplines for sponsorships:

Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Engineering, Food Science & Technology, Information Technology, Hotel Management, Pharmacy, Nursing, Architecture, Veterinary Medicine, Actuarial Science, Environmental Studies and Human Medicine.

The Board however, reserves the right to revise this list periodically, on the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee, to suit the relative importance of each of the disciplines in the wider strategic framework of national capacity building

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?

  • Undergraduate students (Ugandan Nationals), who have completed at least the first year of their studies at a Ugandan University; (in any of the disciplines in 2.0 above), are eligible to apply.
  • Students with CGPA lower than 2.2 and/or having a retake in any subject in the first/preceding year of study are not eligible to apply.
  • Postgraduate students (Ugandan Nationals), who have either been admitted and/or registered for postgraduate programmes at a Ugandan University.
  • (A first degree in the disciplines in 2.0 a must). Students already on scholarships or sponsorships with other organizations are not eligible to apply.
  • Also, the successful applicants who may be awarded scholarships or sponsorships by other organizations after the Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation scholarship award shall be discontinued.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Undergraduate applicants; proof of completion of the first year of study in a recognized university in Uganda. The higher one’s CGPA, the better.
  • Postgraduate applicants; proof of admission to a postgraduate programme in a recognized University or Institution of Higher Learning in Uganda.
  • Academic performance; the applicants’ Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and/or class of degree as well as academic references shall be among the variables to be used in determining successful applicants.
  • The applicant’s age and character shall be considered.
  • The financial status of the applicants themselves, their parents, families and/or spouses shall be scrutinized to assess their relative financial needs.
  • The Board of Trustees has empowered the Scholarship Committee to use their discretion in considering the Applicants and identifying those suitable for sponsorship.
  • The Committee may use additional parameters, such as gender, regional balance and disability, where candidates are equally qualified.
  • Postgraduate Applicants with work experience in the relevant field of study will have advantage in award of Scholarship.
  • The Foundation reserves the right to check and verify any information provided by the applicant.
  • The Foundation reserves the right to reject any application.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP COVER?

The scholarship covers tuition fees only from the second year to completion for undergraduate students; and for the entire programme of study for Postgraduate students from the time of application/award.

HOW TO APPLY

All sections of the application form must be carefully filled in, attached with relevant documentation and submitted along with a signed Model Release Form. Section F must be filled by the relevant officer and stamped.

The Completed application form can either be delivered in person or posted to;

Muljibhai Madhvani Foundation, P. O. Box 33479, Plot No.96-98, Business Park 5th Street, Industrial Area, Kampala, Uganda 

Applicants, whose forms are not filled properly as required or Section E has not been filled in or have failed to attach the relevant supporting documents shall be rejected

Deadline: The closing date for submission of completed forms is the 31st May 2018.

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Korean Government Scholarships for 170 Bachelors, 800 Masters & PhD for Developing Countries 2016/2017

Applications (Embassy, University) are expected from:

Undergraduate: September 2016 to October 2016

Graduate: February 2017 to  March 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Brief description: The Korean Government is offering Bachelors, Masters and PhD Scholarships for International Students to study at various Korean Universities and Higher Institutions 2016/2017

Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered at one of the 60 participating Korean higher institutions

Eligible Countries

The scholarships are open to students from the following countries:

China, Japan, Russia, Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Mexico, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, Turkey, USA,Ethiopia, Colombia, Nepal, Senegal, Bangladesh, Ukraine, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Egypt, Tanzania, Germany, France, Dominica, Chile, Iran, Canada,Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kyrgyzstan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Pakistan, Gabon, Romania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Czech, Guatemala, Ecuador, Algeria, Yemen, Uganda, Belize, Honduras, Italy, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Poland, Ghana, Georgia, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Republic of South Africa, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Rwanda, Libya, Lithuania, Moldavia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bahamas, Venezuela, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Brunei, Serbia, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Slovenia, Armenia, Argentina, Haïti, Ireland, Afghanistan, Angola, Oman, Austria, Uruguay, Iraq, Israel, Zambia, Cameroon, Qatar, Kenya, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Panama, Paraguay, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Fiji, Hungary, Australia, Jordan

About Scholarship: The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is offered to international students who want to pursue Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Korean Universities. The scholarship is aimed to provide international students with an opportunity to conduct advanced studies at higher educational institutions in Korea, to develop global leaders and strengthen Korea-friendly networks worldwide.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Eligibility Criteria

Citizenship

  • Candidates and their parents must hold non-Korean citizenship.

Age

  • KGSP-Graduate: under 40
  • KGSP-Undergraduate: under 25

Health

  • Candidates must be physically and mentally healthy for their studies in Korea.

Degree Requirements

  • KGSP-G: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • KGSP-U: High school diploma

Grades

  • The cumulative grade point average (CGPA) must be 80% or higher; or
  • The CGPA must be 2.64/ 4.0, 2.80/ 4.3, 2.91/ 4.5, or 3.23/ 5.0 or higher.

Number of Scholarships

  • KGSP Undergraduate: around 170 grantees will be awarded annually
  • KGSP Graduate: around 800 grantees will be awarded annually

Scholarship Benefits: Flight | Tuition | Stipend | Medical Insurance | Settlement Allowance | Completion Grants

st Selection: Applicants submit their applications either to the Korean Embassies around the world or to the partering universities in Korea. The embassies and universities select the successful candidates among the applicants in the 1st round of selection. The applicants of the successful candidates will then be forwarded to NIIED

2nd Selection: The NIIED selection committee selects the successful candidates among those who passed the 1st round.

3rd Selection: Among the successful candidates who have passed the 2nd round, the applications of those who applied through the Korean Embassies will be reviewed by universities for admission. Successful candidates must get admission from at least one of the universities.

Duration:

  • 1 year Korean language course +2 year Associate degree
  • 1 year Korean language course + 4 year Bachelors degree
  • 1 year Korean language course+ 2 years of Master’s degree
  • 1 year Korean language course + 3 years of Doctoral degree

To be taken at: Korean Universities.

How to Apply

Applicants can only apply for the scholarships through the Korean Embassy in their home country or a participating Korean University.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details about this scholarship