FAWEU has yet awarded scholarships to 21 students for the academic year 2015/2016 under the Forberg Scholarship Programme. The awarded beneficiaries are in five different Universities of Makerere, Kyambogo, Busitema, Kampala International University, Gulu University, Gulu Institute of Health Science, Uganda Christian Universty – Mbale, Uganda institute of Allied Health and Management Science – Mulago and Mulago Paramedical. The students are going to benefit from the programme for three and four years respectively.
The awarded beneficiaries were benefiting from the same programme for their Secondary School education. We wish them all the best in their University Education. These include:
On Wednesday 18th August, 2015, FAWEU hosted Justice Tiffany Michele Williams and her visit was purposely to learn more about what we do as an organization that has years of experience working with and for girls and women. During her visit, she met with members of the FAWEU team and was intrigued with the years of work that FAWEU has been engaged in since 1997. We enjoyed hosting Justice Tiffany Williams and hope that we can continue to learn from her in future.
Justice Tiffany Michele Williams is an Administrative Law judge by profession, founder of an empowerment movement for women and girls and published author. She is the youngest Administrative Law Judge in the State of New Jersey. ln 2010, she made history of being the first African- American from Middle sex County to serve in this role. The empowerment of women and girls is her life's passion and she is the founder of a Women's empowerment project, the Esther Project. In 2014, she published her first book, The Esther Project: Every Woman's Guide to Living with Passion and Purpose, an inspirational guide to encourage women to fulfill their destiny. Justice Williams has a passion for service and has served on numerous non-profit boards and bar associations and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, incorporation.
We are pleased to inform you that a number of new PhD & Master’s Commonwealth Scholarships have recently been announced in South Africa, to commence in January 2016.
Applicants for the PhD awards – put in place with the support of the David & Elaine Potter Foundation – must be citizens of an African Commonwealth country other than South Africa.
The Master’s awards are open to citizens of any Commonwealth country other than South Africa. The awards are tenable at any ACU member university in South Africa.
More information, and the application forms, can be found on the ACU website at https://www.acu.ac.uk/focus-areas/scholarships/csfp-scholarships/
I arrived in the England on Friday 29th August 2014 with immense excitement being my first time to leave Uganda. I was stunned by the cultural difference or call it -the cultural shock-. The English people smile even where I myself think that it’s not necessary. For the first few days in the England, my cheeks hurt due to over smiling. I am now used to and appreciate the beauty of random smiling. When I arrived at Pestalozzi, I wondered how my life was like to live in such a multi-cultural and multi-faith community. When in Pestalozzi, it feels like one is moving around three continents (Africa, Asia, and South America) at the same time because ..Read More