Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF) Scholarships for Female Students

Makerere University FSF Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Various
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Carnegie Corporation, Makerere University FSF
Country to Study in: Uganda

Scholarship Description
The Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF) was launched in November 2010 as a continuation of the Makerere University Female Scholarship Initiative (FSI). Makerere University realized the need for a scholarship foundation in order to support more female students who would otherwise drop out of school after secondary school level.

The goal of FSF: “To increase the enrolment, retention and improve the academic performance of female under graduate students at Makerere University with specific emphasis on sciences and giving priority to applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds and under-represented geographical areas in Uganda”.

FSF is pleased to announce opportunity for undergraduate scholarships for 2012/2013 Academic Year.

The following criteria apply for applicants to be eligible:
  1. A female student admitted to Makerere University on Private Sponsorship Scheme.
  2. Student should be from a genuinely poor socio-economic background.
  3. Academic excellence, with more points scored for girls studying science disciplines.
  4. First year female students admitted on the basis of ‘A’ level results only (current or previous years) who should not be more than 25 years.
  5. A person with leadership experience and/or potential.
  6. Those not admitted on Uganda Government sponsorship to any public university.
  7. Those who do not hold any other scholarship e.g. District Scholarship, Kulika, etc.
Eligible groups
Female citizens of Uganda

Participating Institution(s)
Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda

Fields of study
All courses of study offered at the university

Number of awards
With $4 million support from Carnegie Corporation of New York, FSI funded 691 girls from poor socio-economic background to access university education from 2001-2010.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship is limited to tuition fees only for the stipulated period of study.

Method of Application
Obtain free application forms from:

Makerere University, Gender Mainstreaming Directorate,
Senate Building, Level 4, Room 401
P.O Box 7062, Kampala - UGANDA
Tel. +256 414 540184

Download the forms from our website:

Downloads and Essential Attachments:
Submit completed application forms to the given address by Friday 17th August 2012

This scholarship is offered every year. The deadline date for the current session is August 17th, 2012.

FSF exercises merit principles and zero tolerance to dishonesty. Any form of influence pedalling by anybody leads to automatic disqualification. Cases of impersonation, falsification of documents, giving false and incomplete information whenever discovered will lead to automatic cancellation and or prosecution in the courts of law of Uganda.

Submit completed application forms to:

Makerere University, Gender Mainstreaming Directorate,
Senate Building, Level 4, Room 401
P.O Box 7062, Kampala - UGANDA
Tel. +256 414 540184

Application Deadline: 17 August 2012
Open for International Students: No

Resource: Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF) Advert 2012

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