Applications are invited for Fellowships for Ph.D. by Research programme in Humanities and Social Sciences to study in Uganda. Funding is available for a three-year-fulltime programme of study for qualifying candidates to pursue studies leading to the award of a Ph.D. in disciplines under the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Makerere University.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Ph.D. by research programme.

Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Eligibility Criteria: The eligible candidates should:
Have practical research experience from working in Humanities and Social Sciences research projects at a University or Research Institute and a strong foundation in scientific writing and research methods.
Be a full time or part time member of staff in the College of Humanities and Social SciencesMakerere University (please attach your appointment letter as proof of your employment status at Makerere University). The specific schools of CHUSS whose staff are eligible are Social Sciences; Women and Gender Studies; Liberal and Performing Arts; Languages, Literature and Communication and the School of Psychology
Be a holder of Masters Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences from a recognized university. The Master’s degree must have been completed not less than ten years at the time of application.
Be a holder of an undergraduate degree in Humanities and Social Science from a recognized university with a Second Upper Class or above.
Satisfy all the Makerere UniversityGraduate admissions regulations and criteria.
Provide two letters from two academic referees who are intimately familiar with his/her work recommending his/her application. It is important that the referees give the recommendation letter to the applicant to scan and send it with his or her application.
Preference will be given to applicants with a maximum age of 40 years (men) or 45 years (women) before April 2018.
Qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Method of Application: The complete application form and supporting documents must be submitted by Friday, 16th February 2018 to the following email addresses: with copy to

Application Form

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: February 16, 2018