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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships for Local Government and Human Rights Studies

Applicants from Uganda and South Sudan are exclusively invited to apply this scholarship. To be eligible, the candidates should have been admitted to study undergraduate or graduate program majoring in Local Government and Human Rights at Uganda Martyrs University. This year, six awards available, each of those covers cost of tuition and the residential workshops as charged by the university. The application deadline is 29th May, 2015.

Scholarship Description
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in collaboration with Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) announces scholarships for bachelor and masters degree programmes in two disciplines, namely: Local Governance and Human Rights (Bachelor and Masters Degree), Democracy and Development Studies (Bachelors Degree). The scholarships are targeted towards aspiring future leaders across a range of social, political, and economic fields. Applicants will have to prove their leadership potential in order to be considered for the scholarship. A total of 12 (twelve) scholarships are available and shall be awarded on a competitive basis.

Award Value
This scholarship scholarship shall cover the cost of tuition and the residential workshops as charged by the university.

Level and Area of Studies
Bachelor and undergraduate program in the field of Local Governance and Human Rights.

Place of Study
At Uganda Martyrs University (UMU), Uganda

Eligibility and Criteria
-Applicants must be citizens of either Uganda or South Sudan;
-Applicants should not be more than 30 years ( bachelors), and 35 years (masters);
-Applicants must have proof of academic excellence in previous levels of education;
-Applicants shall provide a motivational letter;
-Current or past employment in relevant programme areas and/or engagement in social, developmental and/or political sphere (s) may be an additional advantage;
-Priority will be given to applicants with genuine financial needs.

Applicants’ Nationality
Students from Uganda and South Sudan are welcome to apply.

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Application Instruction
To apply, all applicants are required to provide the documents as follow:
-A personal statement (letter of motivation)
-A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages);
-Copies of relevant transcripts and certificates;
-Proof of admission to UMU;
-Proof of current or previous employment;
-Two letters from referees (professional or academic), signed and sealed.

Submission Deadline
29th May, 2015.

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