3rd Call for Applications for TEF Scholarships

Teso Education Fund (TEF) and Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) have partnered to improve education in Teso sub region in Uganda. The partnership is to provide 150 undergraduate bachelor’s degree scholarships to 150 students over 5 years.

TEF is an international charity organisation registered in the United Kingdom as charity No 1196225 and in Uganda as a national NGO No 5565. UTAMU is a private university in Uganda. For more information, visit its website https://utamu.ac.ug/. TEF is inviting applications for 50 partnership scholarships from students from Teso for an intake starting in May 2023. The scholarships are tenable at UTAMU new campus in Kungu, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district. Eligible Courses The following 2 courses are eligible for these scholarships:

BSc in Computer Science

3 years

Kungu, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district.

BSc in Accounting and Finance

3 years

Kungu, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district.

Roles and Responsibilities


Pay tuition for the 1st academic year, 2023.

The student

·        Pay tuition for the 2nd academic year, 2024.

·        Meet the costs of accommodation, upkeep, medical care, and other associated costs of education throughout their studies.


Pay tuition for the 3rd academic year, 2025.

 Application Schedule

21st November 2022

Applications open

31st  April 2023

Applications close

May 2023

Selection (shortlisting and interviewing)

May 2023

Award of scholarships

10th May 2023

Successful applicants start their studies


Before you start your application, have the following documents scanned ready to upload: 1. National identity card (Must) 2. Education certificates or pass slips (Must) 3. Letter of introduction from LC1 (Must) 4. Personal statement (Must). Tell us why you want a scholarship and your plan to pay part of the tuition. Your statement should be about 500 words or 1 page.

Stages of Application The application has 2 stages: 1. Apply to UTAMU for academic admission and for the UTAMU scholarship. To apply to UTAMU, go to its website https://utamu.ac.ug/. 2. Apply to TEF for the TEF partnership scholarship.


For enquiries, contact Executive Director, TEF, Dr Patrick Igulot on email [email protected], tell +4420 4529 2693 or Administration Officer, TEF Uganda, Ms Harriet Amoding, email [email protected], tell +256 700 719744 or visit TEF Uganda office, Plot 35, Pamba Road, Pamba, Soroti.

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