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 theÂ College of Humanities and Social SciencesÂ Makerere University.
Course Level:Â Scholarships are available to pursue Ph.D. by research programme.
Eligible Nationalities:Â International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
Eligibility Criteria:Â The eligible candidates should:
Have practical research experience from working in Humanities andÂ Social Sciences research projects at aÂ UniversityÂ or Research Institute and a strong foundation in scientific writing and research methods.
Be a full time or part time member of staff in theÂ College of Humanities and Social SciencesMakerere UniversityÂ (please attach your appointment letter as proof of your employment status atÂ Makerere University). The specific schools ofÂ CHUSSÂ whose staff are eligible areÂ Social Sciences; Women and Gender Studies; Liberal and Performing Arts; Languages, Literature and Communication and theÂ School of Psychology
Be a holder of Masters Degree in Humanities andÂ Social Sciences from a recognizedÂ university. The Masterâ€™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 andÂ Social Science from a recognizedÂ universityÂ with a Second Upper Class or above.
Satisfy all theÂ 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.Â 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:Â The complete application form and supporting documents must be submitted by Friday, 16thÂ February 2018 to the following email addresses:
graduate.college-at-chuss.mak.ac.ugÂ with copy toÂ principal-at-chuss.mak.ac.ug.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â February 16, 2018