Message from the Coordinator
The program will support the training of 220 students (110 masters and 110 under graduates) at Egerton University and Gulu university. The program targets African students who are academically bright yet economically disadvantaged and/or marginalised from the mainstream of society. The scholarship opportunity is open to African students and who in particular are economically disadvantaged and those coming from conflict and post-conflict areas of Africa. Applicants should qualify for admission into undergraduate or postgraduate programmes at Gulu University and/or Egerton University. The Scholarship covers: Tuition fees, accommodation fee, laptop, transport cost, living expenses, Research cost, workshop and conference costs, community engagement and field attachment, entrepreneurship and leadership trainings among others. The focus is to build a strong cadre of AgLeaders who are proactive and change makers. Currently, 95 students have been recruited on full scholarship and 59 others supported in tuition fees and research.