PhD Training Opportunities under the RUFORUM Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program

The RUFORUM Secretariat announces the availability of 325 PhD training opportunities for the next 5 years under the GTA for the academic year beginning January, 2017. Potential applicants who are teaching staff at RUFORUM Member Universities are invited to submit applications to the RUFORUM Secretariat through a two-step process. Specific criteria for each step are indicated below.

Step 1: Identify and apply directly to University for the relevant program of choice to obtain admission into the program.
Step 2: Apply to the RUFORUM Secretariat for the GTA.

Submission Guidelines:

Applicants are encouraged to submit admission applications directly to the host university but with copies to RUFORUM Secretariat, P.O. Box 16811, Kampala, Uganda, email: and
Nominating universities should send official letters of nomination and commitment addressed to the hosting university with a copy to RUFORUM Secretariat.

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Deadline: Applications will be accepted throughout the year