3Gulu University Ruforum Scholarships 2023-2024
Gulu University Ruforum Scholarships 2023-2024 | see details below to apply…
MCF @ RUFORUM Scholarships Academic Year 2023-2024
Mastercard Foundation has partnered with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 106 universities in 37 African countries to Transform African Agricultural Universities (TAGDev) to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development. The aim of the partnership is to transform African agricultural universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural agricultural transformation.
Under this partnership, 110 undergraduate and 110 Masters Scholarships will be provided over a period of eight years. The scholarships target academically deserving yet economically disadvantaged, marginalized communities and those coming from conflict and post conflict areas of Africa. The scholarships are tenable at Egerton University in Kenya and Gulu University in Uganda. Continuing students are NOT eligible.
Students enrolled under this scholarship program will receive comprehensive scholarships, leadership development, life skills support, entrepreneurship training and mentorship and exposure to community engagement. For the academic year 2019, 50 Undergraduate and 20 Masters scholarships are available of which 70% will be for Kenya and Uganda nationals. Sixty percent (60%) and fifty percent (50%) of the scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate and masters’ female applicants, respectively. Gulu University Ruforum Scholarships
Applicants should obtain application forms for both the scholarships and admission from the university of choice. Applicants shall only apply to one university of choice. Application forms can also be downloaded from the respective websites: RUFORUM, Gulu University and Egerton University. Applicants are encouraged to carefully study the application guidelines and provide all the required information and documents prior to submitting the application. Females are particularly encouraged to apply.
Advert and Application Forms
MCF@RUFORUM Scholarship Advertisement Online applications; Direct Entry, Diploma Entry, Graduate Entry MCF@RUFORUM Scholarship Application Form 2019
1. Be a national of Kenya and Uganda to benefit from the national respective scholarship quota.
2. Be a citizen of any African country to benefit from the Africa region scholarship quota.
3. Be from economically disadvantaged, marginalized communities, coming from conflict and post conflict areas.
4. Be less than 25 years for undergraduate and less than 30 years for masters studies by the deadline of the application.
5. Should have completed secondary school and/or diploma for a Bachelors degree application not more than two years from the time of this call. Continuing students are NOT eligible
6. The applicant should meet admission criteria to eligible programs in the University of choice (Egerton University or Gulu University).
7. For admission into Gulu University for an undergraduate degree programme, one must have attained the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)-High School Certificate (HSC) or its equivalent with two principal passes. For admission into Egerton University, one must have completed the Kenya Secondary Education Certificate (KSCE) or its equivalent with at least C+ pass.
8. Demonstrate interest in agriculture, agribusiness and entrepreneurship.
9. Demonstrate commitment to leadership.
10. Have commitment to working in agriculture, agricultural value chains and rural development.
11. Have a strong commitment to community engagement and transformation. Gulu University Ruforum Scholarships
Eligible Programs of study
The following academic programs are eligible for application during the Academic Year 2019.
1. Bachelor of Science in Agri-Entrepreneurship and Communication Management (5 slots).
2. Bachelor of Science in Food and Agribusiness (5 slots).
3. Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering (5 slots).
4. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (5 slots).
5. Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (5 slots).
6. Master of Science in Agri-Enterprises Development (5 slots).
7. Master of Science in Food Security and Community Nutrition (5 slots).
1. Bachelor of Agribusiness Management (7 slots).
2. Bachelor of Science in Community Development (6 slots).
3. Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management (6 slots).
4. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Technology (6 slots).
5. Master of Science in Agricultural Extension (5 slots).
6. Master of Science in Soil Science (5 slots).
Applicants should obtain application forms for both the scholarships and admission from the university of choice. Applicants shall only apply to one university of choice. Application forms can also be downloaded from the following websites: RUFORUM , Gulu University and Egerton University. Applicants are encouraged to carefully study the application guidelines and provide all the required information and documents prior to submitting the application. Females are particularly encouraged to apply.
Note to applicants
1 Applicants are advised to submit ALL the documents as guided in the application form for university admission
2 Applicants must submit both the scholarship application form and the university admission form at the same time.
3 Academic certificates and transcripts must be certified by the institution that issued them
4 Successful international applicants will also be required to have police clearance certificate (Certificate of good conduct) prior to commencement of their studies
Applications can be submitted in hard copy or by email attachment to program coordinators in the University of choice. Applications (PDF) by email attachment should not be more than 1 MB and two file attachment (university admission form and scholarship application form).
The deadline to apply for the MCF@RUFORUM Scholarships will be announced.
1 Gulu University Application Form 2023-2024
2 Gulu University Online Admission 2023-2024
3 Gulu University Online Applications 2023-2024
4 Gulu University Intake 2023-2024
5 Gulu University Admissions Advert 2023-2024
6 Gulu University Diploma Entry Scheme Admissions 2023-2024
7 Gulu University Direct Entry Scheme Admissions 2023-2024
8 Gulu University Mature Age Entry Admission 2023-2024
9 Gulu University Admission Deadline 2023-2024
10 Gulu University Admission Requirement 2023-2024
11 Gulu University Courses Offered 2023-2024
12 Gulu University Fees Structure 2023-2024
13 Gulu University Admission List 2023-2024
14 Gulu University Academic Calendar 2023-2024
15 Gulu University Contact Address
17 Gulu University Weighting System
18 Gulu University Historical Background
19 Gulu University Cut Off Points
20 Gulu University Mature Age Entry Scheme Examinations
22 Gulu University Graduation List
23 Gulu University Hostels and Fees
24 Gulu University Masters Courses Offered
25 Gulu University Mature Age Examination Results
26 Gulu University Mature Age Exams Shortlists
27 Gulu University Mission and Vision
28 Gulu University Government National Merit Admission Letters
29 Gulu University Postgraduate Diploma Courses
30 Gulu University Postgraduate Courses Offered
31 Gulu University PhD Courses Offered
32 Gulu University Ruforum Scholarships
33 Gulu University Undergraduate Courses Offered
34 Gulu University Job Vacancies
35 Gulu University Weekend Programs
36 Gulu University Graduation Ceremony
37 Gulu University Student Portal
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please send the scholarship form for year 2020
It’s great pleasure for the poverty raided African child to get better access to higher education which in most cases becomes a white elephant. Thanks so much MasterCard.
Thanks for the opportunity to discuss with you on this platform,I would like to know if someone who sat for A-level in 2015 can be admitted in the University.
I would like to be part of the next cohort of 2020
Does anyone with a Diploma in business studies qualifies for MasterCard program,if yes can you send me form for financial year 2020/2021
Thank you for the opportunities given to the communities to advance in studies
How can I get the scholarship when am already at the university but then I am financially strained