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Makerere University Announces Tuition Waiver Scholarship for Female Students

Date: Oct 13, 2022

Deadline 21st October 2022

Makerere University, through the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate has announced a tuition and functional fees waiver scholarship for first year female students for the Academic Year 2022/2023.

With effect from 2021/2022 academic year, the Scheme offers a waiver of tuition and functional fees for 40 female students joining the University who meet the criteria.

The University waives off tuition and functional fees for the duration of the study programme of the beneficiaries.

All Programmes in the Colleges at Makerere University are eligible for this Scholarship support. Each College has four slots. These scholarships are administered by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University.

Scholarship applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Should be female of Ugandan Nationality 
  • Should be a first-year student admitted at Makerere University Main Campus for the academic Direct Entry Scheme. 
  • Should be from a genuinely disadvantaged socio-economic background. 
  • Those not admitted on Uganda Government sponsorship to any public university.
  • Those who do not hold any other scholarship e.g. District Quota Scholarship.
  • Must be willing to participate in a selection process as shall be determined by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Scholarship Committee

The Application deadline is Friday, 21 October 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Further important details are attached beneath;

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