Madhvani Foundation Announces Scholarships for 2016/17 Program

Madhvani Foundation members; Dr. Jack Luyobya, Gabriel Opio,
Henry K.M Kyemba and Beatrice Apoto with some of the beneficiaries at
the launch on Tuesday.

The Madhvani Foundation has announced scholarships for its 2016/17 program worth Ugshs 700Million. Since its re-introduction in 2003, approved the program has helped close to 2, try 000 students to get education and attain skills especially in the field of science with a total donation of Ugshs 6.3Bn.

Speaking at the launch held at Makerere University on Tuesday, cost Hon. Henry Kiyemba who represented the Chairman Madhvani Foundation Board urged students to exploit the opportunities available and enrich their potential.

“The times are favorable for the youth and will only take those who are alert to seize the opportunity and benefits of education. The Madhvani Foundation is an opportunity that knocks every year for
students who are excellent performers but financially challenged,”

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Those eligible for the scholarship are undergraduate students, who have completed their first year of studies. It also caters for graduate applicants who have either been admitted to or registered for
graduate programs both at Ugandan universities.

Madhvani Foundation limits its opportunities to students looking to pursue studies in; Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Actuarial Science, Architecture and Veterinary. Others areas are Commerce, Hotel
Management, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering, Food Science, I.T, Environmental Sciences and Medicine.

Alfred Masikye Namoah, the Makerere University Academic Registrar hailed the foundation for its contribution in uplifting education in Uganda.

So far, Makerere University has recorded 957 students who benefited from the scholarship.

According to Beatrice Apoto, the Foundation’s Administrator, the closing date for submission of applications by those eligible will be April 30 2016 and forms will be accessed through the Foundation website or their headquarters in Industrial Area, Kampala.

She encouraged students to apply for the scholarship and made assurance that the application process is authentic.

The Foundation was established in 1972 by Muljibhai Madhvani whose vision was to educate and improve the human resource skills in Uganda as a stimulant of development.



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