French Embassy Scholarship for Young Professionals

The French Embassy Scholarship for Young Professionals

The French Embassy in Uganda is offering scholarships for young Ugandans who work in or intend to set up a business in Uganda linked to the French-speaking world. The French Embassy Scholarship for Young Professionals covers the registration fees for the period, more to this, the beneficiaries of the scholarship will be offered 3 courses at Alliance Française Kampala.

The French Embassy Scholarship will start on August 1st and run as follows:

  1. Intensive course from 1st August to 28th August
  2. Intensive course from 3rd September to 28th September
  3. Intensive course from 1st October to 29th October

Intensive classes are taught Monday to Friday, either in the morning (10 pm to 12Noon) or in the evening (6 pm to 8 pm). French Embassy Scholarship applicants must ensure that they are available for one of these 2 options. Failure to attend at least 80% of the classes will result in the cancellation of the scholarship.

Seven (7) successful candidates will benefit from the French Embassy Scholarship for Young Professionals in the following fields:

  • Journalism
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Environment
  • Oil and Gas

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a Ugandan citizen;
  • Work in the concerned professional areas/ have a business creation project;
  • Be less than 40 years old;
  • Have a real interest in his/her professional project and in learning French.

How to Apply

Documents required for French Embassy Scholarship for Young Professionals:

  • Application form;
  • Written professional project;
  • Cv (1-page maximum);
  • Copy of an identity document;
  • Copy of any diploma you may have (if applicable).

The complete application file must be submitted, in hard or soft copy to:

Clotilde BRUTER, Cooperation, and Cultural Action Service,

Embassy of France,

Plot 16, Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala.


Click here to download the application form

Deadline: 10th July 2018


3 thoughts on “The French Embassy Scholarship for Young Professionals

  1. Jaryekonga Ukungo on Reply

    Dear hiring manager I am here to request to your office if i would be in position for the such progam. I hold a Diploma in edication from DR Congo in 2000 and I’m financially poor and i have a idear of continue.

  2. Tusiime Mathias on Reply

    I need a scholarship to study in France university French language and literature in French and public administration

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