Mbarara University DAAA Scholarships 2016/2017

Mbarara University DAAA Scholarships

Applications are invited from eligible candidates to pursue Masters and PhD study programs tenable at Mbarara University of Science and Technology under the DAAD In-Country / In-Region Scholarship scheme (East Africa) for the year 2016/2017. The University offers the following Masters and PhD Study programs:

  1. M.A in Development Studies
  2. M.A in Local Governance and Planning
  3. M.A in Conflict Analysis & Inclusive Development
  4. Master of Business Administration
  5. Master of Science in Information System
  6. Master of Science in Health Information Technology
  7. Master of Science in Biology
  8. Master of Science in Mathematics
  9. Master of Science in Physics
  10. Master of Education (Educational Administration and Planning)
  11. Master of Education (Educational Psychology)
  12. Master of Education (Curriculum and Instruction)
  13. Master of Science in Anatomy
  14. Master of Science in Physiology
  15. Master of Science in Pharmacology
  16. Masters of Public Health (MPH)
  17. Master of Science in Microbiology
  18. Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
  19. Master of Nursing Science
  20. Master of Medicine in General Surgery
  21. Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine
  22. Master of Medicine in Paediatrics & Child Health
  23. Master of Medicine in Dermatology
  24. Master of Medicine in Anaesthesia
  25. Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology
  26. Master of Medicine in Obstetrics/Gynaecology
  27. Master of Medicine in Community Practice/Family Medicine
  28. Master of Medicine in ENT
  29. Master of Medicine in Radiology
  30. Master of Medicine in Pathology
  31. Master of Medicine in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  32. Master of Medicine in Psychiatry
  33. Doctor of Philosophy in relevant fields.                 


  • Applicants for Masters programs should possess a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Upper.
  • Applicants for PhD programs should possess a Masters degree in a relevant field with at least above average results.
  • For both Masters and PhD applicants, the relevant minimum degrees must have been obtained less than six years ago by the time of applying.
  • Eligible programs / Study fields – All applications must be in the following study fields: Medicine, Sciences, Computer Science, Research and Management Sciences.
  • Relevance to Development – PhD proposals, irrespective of the discipline, must demonstrate relevance to development.
  •  Duration and commencement – Scholarships are available for up to a maximum of two years (Master) and three years (PhD) respectively. The scholarships will be initially granted for one year and may be extended up on individual request and receipt of a complete application by using the provided form.
  • Equal opportunities – Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Application Procedures and Deadline – Complete hard copy applications should be submitted to the following address:

Human Resource Department

Mbarara University of Science and Technology


Email:  or

Tel. 0782 556870

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be informed to apply for the DAAD Scholarships in the DAAD Portal
  • PhD Proposals (for shortlisted applicants only) must be sent to DAAD via with a subject line “Proposal” in doc. format. This will be scanned for plagiarism by DAAD.
  • Financial Administration of Scholarships – Depending on bilateral arrangements, the scholarship funds will either be paid out by the DAAD Regional Office Nairobi, the host institution, or the German Embassy in the host country.
  • Attachments – the following document is hereto attached:

Please read carefully the attached “Information Sheet for Scholars, 2016/2017 for more DAAD application requirements.

  • Deadline – The deadline for submitting the completed applications is 25th March 2016.  Late applications shall be rejected.

For further information, please contact Patrick Twesigye at the above submission address.

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