Kampala International School Kampala (KISU) recently announced it had secured partnership with the Beacon Scholarship offered by the Beacon Equity Trust an educational charity founded in 2009, in the UK. KISU is owned by businessman Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, a Ugandan.
“We are delighted to confirm that we have finalized arrangements to partner with The Beacon Scholarship. Through this partnership we will be able to make the full KISU experience available to deserving scholars who might not otherwise have been able to afford a world-class international school education,” KISU said in a statement.
On their part, Beacon Equity Trust (BET) Trustees expressed their pleasure to ‘announce an expansion of the Beacon Programme into Uganda’ with the signing of Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) as a Partner Beacon School.
In a statement, Beacon Equity Trust (BET) Trustees revealed that KISU joins 12 other top secondary schools in the East African region (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) to offer The Beacon Scholarship for Schools.
“The intention of The Beacon Scholarship is to enable especially gifted children to obtain a high quality education at a Beacon School which their parents would otherwise be unable to afford, and which will eventually enable them to attain leadership positions in their home country.
‘The addition of this top school at secondary level in Uganda continues BET's strategy of building and broadening a vertical platform for developing future leaders. In addition to secondary schools, BET has partnerships to enable entry into five leading international universities via The Beacon Scholarship for University.
Kampala International School Kampala is currently recruiting students for this academic year. "Our mission is to try to guide and support you through the process of applying for places at our school for your child/children as smoothly and supportively as possible.
“We are accustomed to fielding queries from, and supporting, families from all over the world and with all kinds of different needs so please don’t hesitate to ask for any kind of help or information; we are pretty sure we will be able to help.” KISU said.