Makerere University acknowledges that funds received from SIDA under the bilateral Research Cooperation enable Ugandan public universities to conduct impactful research, research capacity strengthening, institutional advancement, generate knowledge and promote research uptake for regional development, which generally align with the scope of the EDCTP programme.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships Scholarship (2 Positions)

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School of Social Sciences and School of Women and Gender studies

Project title: “Strengthening Social Science Research for National Development” Project number 313-2014


Funding is available to support five (2) post-doctoral staff from Makerere, Kyambogo and Gulu Universities in 2017. Eligibility requirements include:

  1. Possession of a PhD in any Social Sciences discipline obtained in the last three years (0-3 years), and preferably, the applicant should be working or ready to work in any one of the following themes:

    1. a)  Gender, Sexuality and Ethics, and

    2. b)  Livelihoods and Service Delivery

  2. Employed by, or willing to work for, Makerere/Kyambogo/Gulu Universities

  3. Publication in a peer reviewed journal is an added advantage

  4. A statement of motivation and synopsis, i.e. topic, background, problem,

    objectives, theory and methodology

  5. Female applicants are encouraged to apply

Application procedure

  1. Electronic submission of application for scholarship with supporting documents should be sent to the Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Makerere University; Email:; Copy to:;; Hard copies should be addressed to the Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Makerere University P.O, BOX 7062 Kampala, Senate Building Level Four, Room 410.

  2. Application deadline is Friday, 28th July, 2017.

For further information contact:

Dr. Andrew Ellias State
School of Social Sciences, Makerere University,


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