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UNATU-CTF Scholarship Program for Women 2017

7 Bursaries Available!


Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) in partnership with the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is offering bursaries to 7 (Seven) female teachers to upgrade their professional qualifications. CTF is the national alliance of professional organizations representing nearly 232,000 teachers throughout the country. Both CTF and UNATU are affiliated to Education International.

This aim of this initiative is to get more Female teachers upgrading their professional competencies for better classroom management and delivery and also to build confidence and self image of the female teachers by upgrading, which may lead to more women teachers participating in decision making.

Available Bursary: The bursary is in form of a contribution towards fees/tuition to tune of up to UGX 2,000,000/= (Two million Uganda shillings per year) with payments commencing in February 2018.

Program Guidelines & Priorities: 

  • All applicants must be female and subscribing members of UNATU
  • Evidence of genuine admission to an institution/University/Teacher Training College is a MUST.
  • Priority will be given to teachers from hard to reach and other remote areas of Uganda.
  • Teachers  with special needs are encouraged to apply.
  • Preference will be given to beneficiaries who are enrolled for holiday or weekend programs that do not disrupt their normal teaching schedule.


* Bursary funds will be paid directly to the College/Institute or University and not to the student. It will be the student’s responsibility to submit to UNATU the relevant information pertaining to their tuition/school fees payments.

* Applicants must have the endorsement of their Head Teacher on their application attesting they are a qualified fit for this scholarship program.  A Head Teachers’ application can be endorsed by the Deputy Head Teacher

Application process: The filled application form with a passport photograph will be submitted to  the General Secretary UNATU-  Teachers House Plot 28 Bombo Road; P.O. Box 377 Kampala; Completed online forms can be sent to this email address: scholarships@unatu.org

Application forms can be obtained from UNATU head office and our regional offices countrywide. Application forms can also be downloaded from the UNATU website at www.unatu.org

Deadline: Application deadline is 30th November 2017 by 4:00 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.

The selection process will be transparent and all names of those who have been selected will be publicized by end of January 2017.

Submit any questions to: scholarships@unatu.org


UNATU-ctf scholarship Application form

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