Victoria University Kampala has announced that they are now receiving applications for Dr Sudhir Ruparelia Scholarship Grant which were recently introduced in August this year by the university to benefit needy but academically powerful students.
Eligible for this scholarship are high school leavers who are looking at advancing their education at a university level. This particular call for application is targeting students for the January/February intake which is ongoing.
Victoria University is an Institution of higher learning licensed by National Council for Higher Education. The University located at Jinja Road in Kampala has four active faculties – Business and Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science and Technology and Health Sciences.
Victoria University offers degree, diploma and certificate courses. They also offer foundation programs like Understanding the world today, Study Skills For Academic Life, IT Skills for Academic Study, Foundation Mathematics and Effective Writing & Communication skills and other short courses.
To qualify for the scholarship which covers upto 30 percent of tuition fees, candidates must meet certain selection criteria.
The candidate must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years, a Ugandan, posses good matric results, portray positive attitude, provide references, willing to give back to the community and able to maintain a GPA of minimum 3.5 throughout the program.
The application process includes filling and submitting an online or offline application and filling the Scholarship form to show interest and confirm that you fulfill the criteria. Thereafter, after reviewing your application, the scholarship committee will offer the scholarship to successful candidates.