ACALISE Masters and PhD Scholarships for Students in sub-Saharan Africa 2018/2019 – Uganda

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Uganda Martyrs University Central Scholarship Committee in conjunction with African Center of Excellence in Agroecology and Livelihood System (ACALISE) invites applications from eligible candidates for the ACALISE National/ international Scholarships for the PhD in Agroecology and Food Systems and MSc in Agroecology, MSc in Monitoring and Evaluation and MSc in Development Economics.

Application Deadline: 15th May 2018

Eligible Countries: Countries in sub-Saharan Africa

To be taken at (country): Uganda

Fields of Study: 

  1. PhD. in Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems
  2. MSc in Agro-Ecology,
  3. MSc in Monitoring and Evaluation, MSc in Development Economics
  4. MA in Bioethics.
  5. MA in Microfinance and Management

Type: PhD and MSc

Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be citizens of a country in sub-Saharan Africa, admitted to study in any of the ACALISE Programmes listed above at Uganda Martyrs University or our partner institutions.Applicants must meet the admission conditions of Uganda Martyrs University.

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Regional and Female candidates as well as candidates from less privileged groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Number of Awards: 10 PhD and 108 MSc

Value of Program: 

  • The scholarship will be a contribution towards tuition fees as per the University fees structure.
  • International students will in addition receive a contribution towards living costs and accommodation.

Duration of Program: 

  • PhD and MSc Scholarships are available for up to a maximum of three and two years respectively.
  • The scholarship will be initially granted for one year and will be renewed upon successful completion of the preceding year and submission of a competence report by the Supervisor.

How to Apply: 

1. Fully filled and signed Uganda Martyrs University Scholarship form
2. Signed curriculum vitae.
3. Certifieduniversity degree certificates and transcripts.
4. Proof of admission to the ACALISE Programmes. (See in Link below)
5. Letter of motivation
6. 2 Referees at least one from Academia

The Scholarship Application form (MastersPh.D.), as well as the Referee Support Form, can be downloaded at

A complete application form together with all the application documents listed above should be sent by email to[email protected].

Applications can also be hand delivered physically through our campuses (Rubaga / Nkozi) or the post office addressed to:

The Chairperson,
Scholarship Committee,  Uganda Martyrs University,
P.O. Box 5498, Kampala, Uganda.

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Uganda Martyrs University Central Scholarship Committee, African Center of Excellence in Agroecology and Livelihood System (ACALISE)


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