The Africa Center of Excellence in Materials, Product Development and Nanotechnology (MAPRONANO ACE) supported by the World Bank and hosted by the College of Engineering Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) at Makerere University, Kampala Uganda is announcing Master’s and PhD scholarships for academic year 2018/2019. The scholarship program is meant to support research costs for local and regional students in their second year of study in the fields of Engineering and or Health Sciences. The scholarships tend to promote the core research mandate of the center in three key thematic areas; 1) Materials & Product Development 2) Nanotechnology Innovations 3) Nano medicine.

The scholarships are tenable for a period of 3-4 years for PhD, and 2 years for Masters programs. The center will fund a maximum of 30 students under this scheme.

Applicants are required to provide the following:

  1. A Motivation letter (one page)
  2. Admission letter
  3. Two recommendation letters preferably from the employer or previous academic supervisor
  4. A recent Curriculum Vitae (CV), Maximum 2 –pages
  5. A fully defended proposal approved by the host department

The above application documents shall be put in one PDF file and sent to; and The deadline for submission is May 4th, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Successful applicants shall be notified by May 25th 2018. Female students are encouraged to apply. For further information, please refer to or

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MAPRONANO ACE Msc. and PhD. Scholarships 2018/2019: Call for Applications