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63 Students benefit from the East African Community Scholarship for academic year 2021/22

Kampala, Uganda, 2nd March 2022The Inter- University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is pleased to announce that sixty-three (63) scholarships have been awarded to applicants from all the six (6) East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania & Uganda).

The call for the 3rd cohort attracted more than 1,450 applicants who went through a rigorous selection process involving pre-admission into the university and scholarship assessment. The eligibility to the Scholarship included being a citizen of an EAC Partner State, being below thirty-five and a holder of a relevant bachelor’s degree at the level of at least upper second-class honours or “distinction”.

Twenty- two (22) of the 63 awarded recipients are female, accounting for 35% of the awardees. The awarded students from all the EAC Partner States will pursue their master’s studies in selected thematic areas of Mathematics, Informatics, Engineering, Science, Technology and Business Science in any other EAC country. The following are the successful applicants:

Selected applicants for the 3rd cohort of the EAC Scholarship Programme

 

No Name Nationality Gender Host university
1 Ndayiragije Angelo Burundi Male Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri
2 Carine Karerwa Burundi Female Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de

Ruhengeri

3 Kwitonda Albert Burundi Male Kenyatta University
4 Bangirinama   Alain Burundi Male Kibabii University
5 Havyarimana Célestin Burundi Male Kibabii University
6 Kezimana Aimé Angelo Burundi Male Kibabii University
7 Sibomana Anicet Barthelemy Burundi Male Makerere University
8 Nintunze Calixte Burundi Male Moshi Co-operative University
9 Niyonkuru Fabrice Burundi Male Moshi Co-operative University
10 Nahimana Benjamin Burundi Male Sokoine University of Agriculture
11 Wangai Wambaire Agnes Kenya Female Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri
12 Nzugua Michael Evans Kenya Male Kyambogo University
13 Amol Okudo Josephat Kenya Male Makerere University
14 Andati Michael Okaalo Kenya Male Makerere University
15 Achar Joan Beryl Kenya Female Mbarara University of science and Technology
16 Lumumba Sylvia Achieng’ Kenya Female Mbarara University of science and Technology
17 Khisa Ambrose Kenya Male Moshi Co-operative University
18 Mburu Ann Wambui Kenya Female Moshi Co-operative University
19 Ndunda Robert Munyao Kenya Male University of Dodoma
20 Ofutso Ivin Oyomba Kenya Female University of Dodoma
21 Rugema Uwamahoro  Grace Rwanda Female Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
22 Ingabire Vestine Rwanda Female Kenyatta University
23 Dushime Niyonsaba Joseph Rwanda Male Kenyatta University
24 Nyandwi Simon Rwanda Male Kenyatta University
25 Ngaboyimbere Fabien Rwanda Male Kibabii University
26 Uwineza Diane Rwanda Female Kibabii University
27 Tuyizere Naphtar Rwanda Male Kyambogo University
28 Kankundiye Jeannette Rwanda Female Makerere University
29 Habumuremyi Vedaste Rwanda Male Moshi Co-operative University
30 Tuyisabe Jean Bosco Rwanda Male Sokoine University of Agriculture
31 Munyabarame Samuel Rwanda Male University of Dodoma
32 Majok Mabil Emmanuel Kang South Sudan Male Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
33 Luwate Simon Songa Peter South Sudan Male Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri
34 Puonrac Makuei Deborah Yar South Sudan Female Institut d’Enseignement Supérieur de Ruhengeri
35 Makuei Yar Manyang Khang South Sudan Female Kenyatta University
36 Agok Mary Nybel Agok South Sudan Female Makerere University
37 Reech John Mayen Mangar South Sudan Male Makerere University
38 Aguer Elijah Majok Kiir South Sudan Male Mbarara University of science and Technology
39 Deing Andrew Ajang Othow South Sudan Male Mbarara University of science and Technology
40 Wurda Jane Sukeji Victor South Sudan Female Sokoine University of Agriculture
41 Kowa Esmat Musa Kodi South Sudan Male University of Dodoma
42 Wani Judith Keji Marx South Sudan Female University of Dodoma
43 Kajanja Mzigo Charles Tanzania Male Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
44 Muna Medard Mathew Tanzania Male Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
45 Kipolelo Aziz Mohamed Tanzania Male Kenyatta University
46 Lweikiza Irene Kokushubila Tanzania female Kenyatta University
47 Ngaiza Victor Vedasto Tanzania Male Kenyatta University
48 Nungula Emmanuely Zephaline Tanzania Male Kenyatta University
49 Nnko Silas Sangito Tanzania Male Kyambogo University
50 Hassani Alexander Hans Tanzania Male Makerere University
51 Issangya Holylight Wilfred Tanzania Female Makerere University
52 Kumenya Hassan  Omary Tanzania Male Mbarara University of science and Technology
53 Nyakimwe Ramadhani Mustafa Tanzania Male Mbarara University of science and Technology
54 Namara Anah Uganda Female Kenyatta University
55 Bogere Sula Uganda Male Kenyatta University
56 Nakalembe Immaculate Uganda Female Kenyatta University
57 Ayesiga Joyce Uganda Female Kibabii University
58 Byamugisha Caroline Uganda Female Kibabii University
59 Asega Kennedy Uganda Male Moshi Co-operative University
60 Marango Juliet Uganda Female Moshi Co-operative University
61 Ojwok Melvin Aballa Uganda Male University of Dodoma
62 Ssegujja Jimmy Uganda Male University of Dodoma
63 Adongo Betty Linda Uganda Female University of Nairobi

We thank all the applicants and congratulate the 3rd cohort of the scholarship winners. Since the inception of the Programme in April 2018, IUCEA has awarded 180 scholarships. The awards are made possible through funds granted by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW.

The EAC Scholarship is fully- funded. It covers travel costs to and from the host country, entry visa fees where applicable, an arrival allowance, the university tuition fees, a monthly stipend, allowances for study materials and research and medical insurance. The Programme further provides opportunities to students for trainings on Regional Integration topics and networking through extracurricular activities to increase and deepen their knowledge to enhance the Regional Integration process.

 

About IUCEA

Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is an institution of the East African Community (EAC) responsible for the coordination of higher educational development and research. IUCEA is responsible for advising the EAC and the partner states on all matters regarding higher education including operationalization of EAC Common Higher Education Area.

 

For additional information, contact:

Dorine Rwehera

Scholarship Officer,

Inter University Council for East Africa

Kampala, Uganda

Email: drwehera@iucea.org

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