Call for Applications for the TEF-UTAMU Scholarships - May 2024 Intake

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 about UTAMU, please 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 2024. 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, 2024.

The student

·         Pay tuition for the 2nd academic year, 2025.

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


Pay tuition for the 3rd academic year, 2026.

Application Schedule

22nd May 2023

Application opens

29th May 2023

Application closes

5th May 2024

Notification of applicants

10th May 2024

Successful applicants start their studies

 Application Instructions

Before you start your application, have the following documents scanned & ready to upload:

1.    National identity card

2.    Education certificates or pass slips

3.    Letter of introduction from LC1

4.    Personal statement. Tell us why you want a scholarship and your plan to pay part of the tuition. Your statement should not exceed 500 words or 1 page.

Stages of the Application

The application has 2 stages:

1.    Apply to UTAMU for academic admission and for the UTAMU scholarship in Year 1. To apply to UTAMU, go to its website https://utamu.ac.ug/

2.    Apply to TEF for the TEF scholarship in Year 3. Go to the TEF website  https://www.tefuk.org/tef-partnership-scholarships-2/.

Contact Information

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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