Egerton University Scholarships 2019

By | February 18, 2019

Egerton University Scholarships 2019

MCF@RUFORUM Scholarships 2019
Egerton University in partnership with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in
Agriculture (RUFORUM; ), and Gulu University received support from
Mastercard Foundation to implement
meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development

Program. The program
aims at transforming

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, Bachelor

a Master


will be provided over a period
of eight years. The scholarships target; academically deserving yet economically disadvantaged,
scholarships are tenable at Egerton University in Kenya and Gulu University in Uganda.

Students enrolled under this programme

will receive comprehensive scholarships, leadership
development, life skills support, entrepreneurship training, 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 (60%)
(50%) of the scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate and masters’ female
applicants, respectively.
Eligibility Criteria

1.Be a national of Kenya a national respective scholarship quota

3.Be from

economically disadvantaged, marginalized communities,

Be less than 25 years for Bachelor and less than 30 years for Master studies at the time of application.

Should have completed secondary school and/or diploma for a Bachelor degree application
not more than two years from the time of this call

The applicant should meet admission criteria to eligible programmes in the University of choice

(Egerton University or Gulu University).

  1. For admission into Gulu
  2. University for a
  3. Bachelor

Degree programme, one must have

(HSC) or its equivalent with two principal passes. For admission into Egerton University
one must have completed

equivalent with at least C+ grade.

Demonstrate interest in agriculture, agribusiness an entrepreneurship 9.

Demonstrate leadership qualities

Have commitment to working in the agricultural value chains Have a strong commitment to community transformation Eligibl Programmes of study

The following academic programmes are eligible for application for the 2019/2020 academic year
Egerton University

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)

The following are the minimum requirement for admission to the above programmes at Egerton University.
Code –

Master of Science in Agricultural Extension (5 slots)

Master of Science in Soil Science (5 slots)

entry Diploma holders

Bachelor of Agribusiness Management (7 slots) Mathematics, Biology or C+ in Business Studies/ Economics/ Accounting/ Diploma holders with at least 4 Bachelor of Science in Community Development (6 slots)
Biology C+ (Plus) or Biological
Sciences B
Chemistry C+ (Plus) or B1
Humanity or Applied
Science C+ (Plus)

English/ Kiswahili C (Plain)
Diploma holders with at least a c and Home Economics, or 4

Bachelor of Science in Natural Management (6 slots) , C+ in
English/Kiswahili, C+ in

Biological Science, C in Mathematics.Diploma holders with at disciplines institutions 4
Application Procedure
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
; ); 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. At Egerton University , application forms are obtainable

a t t he Mai n Camp us i n Nj o ro from the of the Board of Postgraduate Studies for Bachelor and Master Programmes, respectively.


ALL the documents as guided in the application form


Applicants must submit both admission application form at the same time them
Application submission
Applications can be submitted in hard copy or by email attachment to the Program Coordinator in the University of choice. The applications (PDF) by email attachment should not be more than
university admission application form and scholarship application form) Send applications to:

Gulu University

Academic Registrar, Gulu University
Gulu Municipality,
P.O.Box 166 Gulu, Uganda