Uganda Independence Scholarship Trust Fund (UISTF) 2023/2024 for Masters & PhD Studies

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The Board of Trustees now invites applications for partial scholarships from suitably qualified Ugandans to pursue studies at post graduate level in Ugandan Universities for the Academic Year 2023/2024. Apply below.

When is Application Deadline: 8th June 2023

Tell Me About Award: The Uganda Independence Scholarship Trust Fund (UISTF) was established by Act of Parliament in 1964 for awarding scholarships to Ugandans in support of Higher Education especially masters and PhD degrees. Section 2(1) of the Act vests all the money and other property The Fund in the Board of Trustees of the UISTF all of which shall be held. administered, controlled and managed in accordance with the provisions of this Act. The Board of Trustees of the UISTF is established as a body corporate.

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Which Fields are Eligible?

PhD Level                                                                                         Slots
PhD Enqineerinq Sciences                                                    03
PhD Health Sciences                                                              03
PhD Education                                                                          03
PhD Environmental and Agricultural Sciences

Masters Level
Masters Engineering                                                                02
Masters Health Sciences                                                        02

Masters Education                                                                     02
Masters Public Policy and Public Administration

Type: Master, PhD

Who can Apply?

  1. Applicants must have a letter of admission from a recognized Institution / Chartered University in
  2. Applicants should have enrolled for the Academic year 2022/2023
  3. Applicants should hold a first degree with at least an Upper Second-Class Honors in the relevant field from a recognized Institution/ Chartered University.
  4. Applicants for PhD should have a Master’s degree in the relevant field from a recognized Institution/ Chartered University
  5. Applicants must have at least a two-year work experience in the relevant field.
  6. Applicants must provide letters of recommendation from their employers.

Which Countries are Eligible? Uganda

Where will Award be Taken? Uganda

How Many Awards? 20

What is the Benefit of Award? Partial scholarships

How to Apply: Application letter with a recent passport photograph, indicating ag6 gender. course. home district. telephone contact. email address, working experience together with certified photocopies of academic certificates and transcripts should be addressed to.

The Secretary Uganda Independence Scholarship Trust Fund Ministry of Education and Sports

And hand delivered to:

Department of Admissions Scholarships and Student Affairs Legacy Towers, Wing Blot Floor KYADONDO ROAD – KAMPALA

To reach not later than Thursday 8 JUNE 2023. The shortlist will be displayed on the Ministry of Education and Sports Website: and on Notice Boards at Embassy House and Legacy Towers shortly thereafter.


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