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LIST: Makerere University takes 1,500 on govt scheme

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Students check out Makerere admission list on one of the university noticeboards recently. PHOTO/ FILE 

The list of students who will be sponsored by the government to study at Makerere University and at Makerere University Business School (Mubs) is out.
Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi, the Academic Registrar at Makerere University, confirmed the release of the lists yesterday.

“Of the 4,000 students admitted on this scheme in the public universities, for Makerere University, we have admitted about 1,000 students and Mubs has admitted about 450,” Prof Mukadasi told this publication yesterday in a telephone interview.
He further revealed that they are still waiting for students on other government scholarship schemes such as District Quota, and Sports and Disability.

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Besides the government-sponsored schemes, other schemes are mature entry and students who will be admitted on private sponsorship.
The students being admitted are those who sat their Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) last year and they are joining for the academic year 2024/2025 which is scheduled to start in August this year.

Academic giants
As it is the trend, the academic giants topped the government list.
They included Seeta High School, St Mary’s SS Kitende, Mt St. Mary’s Namagunga, Midland High School, Bishop Cyprian Kihangire SS Luzira, St. Francis Borgia High School, St. Joseph’s Girls, Nsambya, Buddo Secondary School, Bweranyangi Girls’ School, Seeta H/S Green Campus, Mukono, St.Noa Mawagali Ss, Jinja, Mengo Secondary School Annex, Seeta High School - A’ Level Campus.
The government annually sponsors 4,000 students who are admitted to all nine public universities in the country.