How To Apply For Victoria University Scholarships

A student awarded with a degree at a recent Victoria University graduation ceremony A student awarded with a degree at a recent Victoria University graduation ceremony

In a letter to the Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs, Rajiv Ruparelia, the Director of Rajiv Ruparelia Youth Scholarships said they will out over 1,100 scholarships to youths joining Victoria University in the Academic year 2019/2020.

The scholarships are aimed at uplifting the lives of underprivileged Ugandans especially the youth. The scholarship covers 70 percent of the tuition fee. He noted that minimum qualification for the degree programme is two principal passes and one principal pass for the diplomas.

The scholarships are to cater to the students who are offering the following courses; Faculty of Health Sciences (200 scholarships), Faculty of Business Management (150), Faculty of science and Technology (200), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (250) and lastly, Department of Petroleum and Energy Studies (300).

HOW TO APPLY

To be a beneficiary of these scholarship, a candidate must apply for the student admission online from the website http://www.vu.ac.ug/scholarships or pick a hardcopy application from admissions office at Victoria University located at Jinja Road opposite Deweinton road and pay $20 for the student application form

Once admitted and you have a placement at the University, you can then go ahead and apply for the Rajiv Ruparelia Youth Scholarships by filling in scholarship application form will all supporting relevant documents.

Thereafter, the Victoria University Scholarship Committee, after receiving the documents, will review the application and issue an acceptance letter to successful candidates.

The minimum qualification must be a degree. To qualify to study a degree at University a candidate have obtained two principle passes from A’ Level or holder of a diploma from a recognized high institute of learning.

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