Scholarships

THE RWOT OWINY AKULLU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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: scholarship@laonaonline.org. 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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OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS OF INTEREST

African Women’s Public Service Fellowship
This scholarship is made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation to expand the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. Fellowship recipients commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position on the continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges.

https://www2.fundsforngos.org/…/applications-open-for-afri…/
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Scholarships for Social Change: Catalysing Visionaries through Leadership Training
The Kanthari, an international institute accepts applications for Scholarships for Social Change from the social entrepreneurs, seeking to make a difference. It offers a seven month scholarship based leadership program starting from May. Objectives To reach out and develop potential social leaders from the margins of society. To provide an incubator and spring board for visionaries who are able to transform concepts and conventions.

https://www2.fundsforngos.org/…/scholarships-social-change…/
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Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD Studies in the UK
Applicants are invited to apply for Commonwealth Scholarships for Master’s and PhD Studies in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with the aim of contributing to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth. All subject areas are eligible, although the CSC’s selection criteria give priority to applications that demonstrate the strongest relevance to development.

https://www2.fundsforngos.org/…/commonwealth-scholarships-…/
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Applications Open for Women Scholarship for Peace: Global South
Applicants are invited to apply for the Women Scholarship for Peace: Global South, an initiative coordinated by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) at Vienna in partnership with 26 organizations whose work contributes to disarmament, non-proliferation and development-related issues. A total of 140 scholarships are made available to facilitate participation of women from the Global South at the training courses. A Women Scholarship for Peace entails financial support for an early career woman from the Global South to take training courses about peace and development-related areas.

https://www2.fundsforngos.org/…/applications-open-for-wome…/

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The Muljibhai Madhvani foundation is a charitable trust that was set up in 1962 on the eve of Uganda’s Independence to honour the vision of the late Muljibhai Prabhudas Madhvani (14th May 1894 – 11th July 1958), The Foundation is looking for graduates with vision; individuals who are able to perceive the path to Uganda’s future and who not only want to travel the road but also actively participate in its development.