The overall winner of the ongoing Miss Curvy will get a full scholarship while the other 24 contestants will get 70 percent scholarships on tuition. The contestants can choose to study a Masters, Bachelors, Diploma, Foundation programs or a short course in Public Speaking and Presentation.
Victoria University is a premium University accredited by the National Council of Higher Education and Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Council. The private university owned by the Ruparelia Group has been in existence since 2010.
The university located on Jinja Road, opposite Dewinton Road has four faculties - Health Sciences, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology and the Department of Petroleum and Energy Studies.
It also offer short courses and foundation courses for international students. The Miss Curvy contestants can chose to study a course in any of the faculties. “We appreciate Miss Curvy for organizing this event to appreciate the participants and plus size females,” Victoria University said in a statement.
“Victoria University is happy to be partnering with Miss Curvy for purposes of enhancing career growth and positive life enrichment of the Miss Curvy contestants. The University is awarding the overall winner of the Miss Curvy with a 100% scholarship on tuition,”
“The remaining 24 contestants will be awarded with a 70% scholarship on tuition in addition to free short course in Public Speaking and Presentation. Our aim in partnering is to impart and provide knowledge to the contestants through the scholarships; this will result into career growth, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Victoria University said.
The CEO of Miss Curvy Uganda Ms. Annie Mungoma appreciated institutions such as Victoria University that have come out to ensure that the contestants are skilled and acquire knowledge through the scholarships which they can take up in the desired degree of their choice. “This will have direct impact and will enhance their career growth and have something to hope for in future,” she said.