|Equity and Merit scholarships|
Equity and Merit Scholarships aim to assist talented but economically disadvantaged students from some of the world’s poorest countries.
The Equity and Merit Scheme reflects our determination, as a major higher education institution in a relatively wealthy society, to address issues of educational disadvantage, not only nationally, but also internationally.
The Scheme was launched in 2007 and operates in Bangladesh, Kenya and Rwanda. The programme has three strands:
Equity and Merit Scholarships for Uganda and Rwanda 2011/12
The University of Manchester is pleased to invite applications for up to seven scholarships for postgraduate taught masters starting in September 2011. The scholarships are intended to support students from Uganda and Rwanda who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and would not otherwise be able to study abroad.
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The scholarships are aimed at applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds. Applicants should:
How to apply
Application forms can be obtained from the Kulika Uganda offices at Plot 472, Nsambya Road or downloaded here:
Applications from both Uganda and Rwanda should be sent to:
Assistant Education Co-ordinator
The deadline is 29 April 2011. Applications received after this date will not be processed. The names of shortlisted candidates will be available on request. We regret that we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants. Applicants who have not heard from us by the end of May should assume that they have not been successful.