Mathematics Department

Re-advertisement: Call for Applications for Mathematics PhD Scholarship


The Eastern Africa Universities Mathematics Programme invites applications for one scholarship for PhD studies in Mathematics at Makerere University. The PhD training is expected to commence in September 2022 and will be supported every year, for a period of not more than four years on full-time basis. Continuation of funding shall be guided by the annual progress report of the candidate. Applicants who are already admitted at Makerere University and still in their first year of PhD studies will also be considered. The training shall be by coursework and dissertation on the existing PhD curricula in Mathematics.

****Eligibility for the Scholarship

1. The applicant must be holding at least a Masters degree in Mathematics or its equivalent.

2. Be a Ugandan citizen, aged not more than 40 years at the time of the closing date of receiving the applications.

3. Demonstrate the ability to think creatively and work independently and also be able to work in a team of researchers.

****Application procedure

1. Electronic submission of the application with supporting documents should be sent to  and copy to

2. Application submission deadline is Friday, 23rd September 2022 and interviews (where applicable) will be conducted at an appropriate date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

For further information, contact: Head, Department of Mathematics, Makerere University, Email: and copy to, Tel: +256-414-540692

See details in the attachment below.