Call for ACALISE Scholarships (2017/18 intake)
Posted on 20th March 2018
The African Center for Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems (ACALISE) is a regional center of excellence that is funded by the World Bank through the Government of Uganda. The main objective of ACALISE is to streamline the production of high level, well-motivated and ethically conscious critical mass of Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems experts. The center which is hosted at Uganda Martyrs University collaborates quality postgraduate education as well as applied research to address key development challenges facing the East and Southern Africa and beyond
Uganda Martyrs University and African Center for Agro-Ecology and Livelihood System (ACALISE) now invites applications from eligible candidates for 108 ACALISE National / Regional Scholarships in the following programmes:
- MSc in Agro-Ecology.
- MSc in Monitoring and Evaluation.
- MSc in Development Economics.
- MA in Bioethics.
The scholarship is a contribution towards tuition fees as per the university fees structure. Regional students will receive Full Tuition fees while National students will receive Half tuition fees
Applicants must be citizens of a country in sub-Saharan Africa who are currently enrolled on any of the ACALISE Programmes listed above.
MSc Scholarships are available for up to a maximum of two years. 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.
Note: This is a scholarship incentive and applicants should be ready to make a contribution towards the entire cost of the Programme.
Regional and Female candidates as well as candidates from less privileged groups are especially encouraged to apply.
- Fully filled and signed Uganda Martyrs University Scholarship form.
- Signed curriculum vitae.
- Certified university degree certificates and transcripts.
- Proof of admission to the ACALISE Programmes.
- Letter of motivation
- 2 Referees at least one from Academia
Note: The Scholarship Application form as well as the Referee Support Form can be downloaded at https://www.umu.ac.ug/
Foreign Academic Transcripts and Certificates
Candidates who have been awarded Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degrees at accredited universities or similar Institutions of higher learning which issue academic documents in languages other than English shall submit notarized English translations of all supporting documentation including, but not limited to, Transcripts, degrees, and diplomas.
The academic levels or equivalence of the qualifications obtained from foreign institutions must be equated by the Uganda National Council of Higher Education (NCHE).
A complete application form together with all the application documents listed above should be sent to Scholarship Committee C/O Deputy Vice Chancellor (FA) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Thursday 29 March 2018 (East African Time). Late applications will not be accepted.
For any urgent inquiries about the above listed scholarships, please contact:
The Principal Investigator
African Center for Agro-Ecology and Livelihood Systems(ACALISE)
Faculty of Agriculture,
Uganda Martyrs University, P.O.Box 5498, Kampala Uganda.
E-Mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: +256 772 648 863.