After a successful launch of this year’s scholarships programme worth 650 million Uganda shillings, and receiving over 1,000 applications the MadhvaniFoundation scholarship committee has released the list of candidates shortlisted for final interviews.

Face to face Interviews will be conducted at Makerere University senate building level 4.  From 4th to 9th August between 8:30 am – 5:30pm to evaluate which candidates are the most deserving to be awarded full tuition scholarships.  

In a statement issued by the foundation, Ms. Beatrice Apoto the foundation’s Administrator said, “the Scholarships have always received a very good response with thousands of applications and this year has not been any different, we have been particularly impressed with the surge in applications from Northern Uganda which is evidence of the effects of return of peace to the region”.  

She continued the candidates shortlisted for interviews are required to come to come with all original documents they submitted with their application in addition to a valid identity card, proof of parents/guardian’s occupation e.g pay slip, letter from the employer, Letter from LC, Death Certificate in case of deceased and all receipts for payment of fees at their current University.

Beatrice reminded all candidate to come for the interviews only at the appointed time and date. The full list of candidates is available on the foundation website http://www.madhvanifoundation.comand at the Madhvani Foundation offices at Plot 96-98, 5th Street Industrial AreaEast African Distributors Ltd.

The Madhvani Foundation scholarship programme was set up at the dawn of Uganda’s independence to honour the memory of the founder of the Madhvani Group the late MuljibhaiMadhvani (1894 -1958) who firmly believed Uganda’s economic transformation would only be possible through investment in the promotion of scientific and technical education among the people of Uganda. The Foundation supports both under and postgraduate Ugandan students from underprivileged families who prove themselves academically.