The University of Manchester scholarships for Ugandan students

Undergraduates should always aim at upgrading by applying for scholarships
Undergraduates should always aim at upgrading by applying for scholarships

The University of Manchester is offering scholarships to applicants from Uganda for the following distance learning programmes:

Equity and Merit Scholarships

Scholarships cover all tuition fees, course materials and examinations. For online courses you will need regular access to a computer with an Internet connection, as well as a basic level of computer skills.


  • the scholarships are aimed at applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds. Applicants must:
  • be a resident citizen of Uganda and have not previously studied abroad;
  • hold a First or Upper Second class (or the equivalent) undergraduate degree;
  • have a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience;
  • be committed to returning home and able to demonstrate the potential to make a positive impact on the future of Uganda;
  • have a clear idea how studying in the UK would benefit both his/her career and the development of Uganda;
  • meet the specified English language requirements for the relevant course.

How to apply

MSc Human Resource Management and Development and MSc Management and Information Systems are now open for applications. The deadline for applications is 30 November at 5pm GMT.

For more details and to apply please visit the School of Environment, Education and Development’s Equity and Merit Scholarship page.

The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme will be opening for applications soon. Please check this page regularly for updates.

Equity and Merit Scholarships aim to assist talented but economically disadvantaged students from some of the world’s poorest countries. The scholarships are jointly funded by the University and its alumni. The University waives the tuition fee in full and the generosity of alumni covers students’ living costs and flights to the UK.

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