The Rwot Owiny Akullu Memorial Scholarship Award

March 19, 2018

The Lango Association of North America (LAONA) is pleased to announce its second award of the Rwot Owiny Akullu Memorial Scholarship to Mr. Emmanuel Okello Eyo of Kwania County, Apac District. Mr. Okello Eyo is a first year degree-seeking student of Commerce at Makerere University Kampala.

Congratulations Emmanuel Okello Eyo!  Best wishes for a productive and successful academic career.

This one-time, three-year Scholarship is established to recognize outstanding full-time students from the Lango Sub-region who are enrolled in accredited public and private Universities in Uganda.

The Association wishes to thank all the students who applied for the scholarship and whose high number has  proven the critical need that exists in the Lango sub-region for financial assistance in education.

For more information, please contact the Lango Association of North America.

Contact: Florence Ocen, Chair, LAONA

The competition is now closed. Thank you and best of luck to all those who applied.


The Lango Association of North America (LAONA) is pleased to announce the Rwot Owiny Akullu Memorial Scholarship, 2017. This year the one-time, three-year scholarship will be awarded to one most deserving male student who is currently in his first year of a University education. Some of you will remember that last year our male students missed out on the scholarship as a result of unmet requirements. This announcement is therefore to fill that one spot for the male student. The applicant must be from the Lango sub-region, who is admitted on a private scheme to any public university in Uganda and, who is also in a financial need for tuition. The deadline for the application is December 29, 2017. A completed application package must be returned to the Association in PDF by email to: Once this scholarship is awarded it will mark the end of the Rwot Owiny Akullu Memorial Scholarship and will give us the opportunity to focus on establishing our general scholarship.

The application form for the Rwot Owiny Akullu Memorial Scholarship can be downloaded below:

LAONA Scholarship Aplication Form 2017- PDF

LAONA Scholarship Aplication Form 2017




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