Twelve (12) students from South Sudan have started their master’s programme in Uganda universities under the inaugural cohort of the James Aryam Scholarship Programme.
The 12 students were awarded the scholarship to pursue different masters’ programme courses in the field of medicine, business, humanities and social sciences, agricultural studies and economics in Uganda. These students are at Makerere (11) and Kyambogo (1) university. The students reported at their respective universities and are already studying.
About the Scholarship
James Aryam Scholarships Programme is the new Windle Trust International (WTI) flagship Postgraduate Programme. It is implemented in partnership with Windle International Uganda and supports students from Sudan and South Sudan to study for a 2-year master’s programme in Ugandan universities. The scholarship aims to increase access to postgraduate education for students from Sudan and South Sudan, whilst honouring the life and work of Mr. Aryam, a dedicated Windle servant and former Executive Director of Windle International Uganda, who sadly passed away in 2021.