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College of Humanities and Social Science Scholarships for PhD in Uganda

Applications are invited for  College of Humanities and Social Science Scholarships in Uganda. Applications are open for international students to pursue Executive MBA for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline :  16 February 2018
Study in : Uganda
Providers : College of Humanities and Social Science
Course Level : PhD
Field of Study : All Subjects

Benefits of  College of Humanities and Social Science Scholarships:

It is a fully-funded three-year programme of study with generous financial support from the Andrew W Mellow Foundation. The scholarship will cover the following costs: living expenses, accommodation, medical insurance, a laptop computer, critical books, data processing/analysis, photocopying and fieldwork related costs. The maximum value of the scholarship for the 2018 Fellows is approximately UGX 45,290,000 in the first year, UGX 45,290,000 in the second year and UGX 41,790,000 in the third year. In the second year of study, the Fellow and his or her supervisors will apply for Fieldwork funding to enable them to conduct research and collect data in the field.

Eligibility for  College of Humanities and Social Science Scholarships

  • Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
  • Entrance Requirements: The eligible candidates should:
    Have practical research experience from working in Humanities and Social Sciences research projects at a University or Research Institute and a strong foundation in scientific writing and research methods.
    Be a full time or part time member of staff in the College of Humanities and Social SciencesMakerere University (please attach your appointment letter as proof of your employment status at Makerere University). The specific schools of CHUSS whose staff are eligible are Social Sciences; Women and Gender Studies; Liberal and Performing Arts; Languages, Literature and Communication and the School of Psychology
    Be a holder of Masters Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences from a recognized university. The Master’s degree must have been completed not less than ten years at the time of application.
    Be a holder of an undergraduate degree in Humanities and Social Science from a recognized university with a Second Upper Class or above.
    Satisfy all the Makerere UniversityGraduate admissions regulations and criteria.
    Provide two letters from two academic referees who are intimately familiar with his/her work recommending his/her application. It is important that the referees give the recommendation letter to the applicant to scan and send it with his or her application.
    Preference will be given to applicants with a maximum age of 40 years (men) or 45 years (women) before April 2018.
    Qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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