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:
[email protected]
Cc: [email protected]

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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