Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Scholarships for South-Sudanese and Ugandans


Application Deadline: 30th May, 2014

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), in collaboration with Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) announces scholarships for Bachelor and Masters degree programmes in two disciplines, namely:

(1) Local Governance and Human Rights (Bachelor and Masters Degree),
(2) Democracy and Development Studies (Bachelors Degree).

The scholarships are targeted towards aspiring future leaders across a range of social, political, and economic fields. Applicants will have to prove their leadership potential in order to be considered for the scholarship.

A total of 12 (twelve) scholarships are available and shall be awarded on a competitive basis.

Eligibility / Selection Criteria

  • Applicants must be citizens of either Uganda or South Sudan and should not be more than 30 years for bachelors programmes, and 35 years for masters programmes;
  • Applicants must have proof of academic excellence in previous levels of education;
  • Applicants shall provide a motivational letter indicating why they desire to undertake the particular course; applicants holding leadership positions or  portray potential for future leadership may have an added advantage;
  • Current or past employment in relevant programme areas and/or engagement in social, developmental and/or political sphere(s) may have additional advantage;
  • Priority will be given to applicants with genuine financial needs;

The Scholarship Package

  • For successful candidates, the scholarship shall cover the cost of tuition and the residential workshops as charged by the university.
  • The student is expected on his/her own or through other sources to meet the cost of transport, books, research and other expenses on the study.
  • Successful candidates from South Sudan shall have the cost for international air or bus tickets to Uganda for the residential workshops (also) covered under the scholarship.
  • A reimbursement shall also be made for the cost for one international return ticket for the graduate admission test conducted at the University for Master Students – but only when a student has been successfully selected for the scholarship.
  • The student shall however still meet all costs of inland travel either in Uganda or South Sudan.

Complete Applications should be addressed to:

The Country Representative Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and be delivered as follows:

Either by email to:
Cc: kas.kiranda@gmail.com

Or by post to
P.O. Box 647, Kampala
Or hand delivered to
Plot 51A, Prince Charles Drive, Kololo

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 30th May, 2014

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships


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