Students enrolled under this scholarship program will receive comprehensive scholarships, leadership development, life skills support, entrepreneurship training and mentorship and exposure to community engagement.

Faculty of Agriculture

  1. Master of Science in Soil Science
  2. Master of Science in agronomy
  3. Master of Science in Agrienterprise Development
  4. Master of Science in Horticulture
  5. Master of Science in Agribusiness Management
  6. Master of Science in Animal Nutrition
  7. Master of Science in Food Science
  8. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  9. Bachelor of Agribusiness Management
  10. Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
  11. Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
  12. Bachelor of Agribusiness Management
  13. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and technology

Faculty of Education

  1. Master of Science in Agricultural Extension
  2. Master of Science in Community Studies and Extension
  3. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and Extension
  4. Bachelor of Science in Community Development

Faculty of Environment and Resource Development

  1. Master of Science in Natural Resources Management
  2. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  3. Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a national of Kenya and Uganda to benefit from the national respective scholarship quota
  • Be a citizen of any African country to benefit from the Africa region scholarship quota
  • Be from economically disadvantaged, marginalized communities, coming from conflict and post conflict areas.
  • Be less than 30 years by the deadline of the application.
  • The applicant should meet admission criteria to eligible programs in the University of choice (Egerton University or Gulu University). Continuing students are NOT eligible.
  • For admission into the two universities, one must have completed a relevant Bachelor Degree with a second class honours, upper division.
  • Demonstrate interest in agriculture, agribusiness and entrepreneurship.
  • Demonstrate commitment to leadership.
  • Have commitment to working in agriculture, agricultural value chains and rural development.
  • Have a strong commitment to community engagement and transformation. 

Application procedure

Applicants shall only apply to one university of choice. For admission to Gulu University, applicants must fill and submit the application form online accessible on For admission to Egerton University, interested applicants can download the admission forms from the university or  RUFORUM websites (;

Application forms for the scholarship can be downloaded from the following websites: RUFORUM (; Gulu University website and Egerton University ( Applicants are encouraged to carefully study the application guidelines and provide all the required information and documents prior to submitting the application. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Females are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Note to applicants

  • Applicants are advised to submit ALL the documents as guided in the application form for university admission
  • Applicants to Gulu University with qualifications from countries other than Uganda must submit copies of equated academic documents from Uganda National Examinations Board and/or National Council for Higher Education.
  • Those applying to Egerton University must attach to the admission application form a passport size photo, Copy of National ID/ Passport, Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts; Academic certificates and transcripts must be certified by the institution that issued them.
  • Applicants must submit both the scholarship application form and the university admission application form at the same time.
  • Successful international applicants will also be required to have police clearance certificate (Certificate of good conduct) prior to commencement of their studies

Application submission

Applications can be submitted in hard copy or by email attachment to program coordinators in the University of choice. Applications (PDF) by email attachment should not be more than 5 MB and two file attachment (university admission form and scholarship application form).

Egerton University

Prof. Nancy W. Mungai

TAGDev Program Coordinator

Egerton University

TAGDev office, Physics Block 1st floor

P.O Box 536-20115, Egerton Njoro, Kenya 

Tel: +254 711 68 9880 or +254 720 390 893


Gulu University

Academic Registrar, Gulu University

Awich Road, Laroo Division,

Gulu Municipality.

P.O.Box 166 Gulu, Uganda

Tel: +256-471-433573


For additional information about the scholarship at Gulu University Please contact: 

Assoc. Prof. Duncan Ongeng

TAGDev Program Coordinator

Faculty of Agriculture and Environment 

Gulu University, Awich Road, Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality

Tel: +256 782673491 | Email:

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