KAMPALA – Ruparelia Foundation has Wednesday, May 29 handed over 300 Victoria University Scholarships to Kampala Minister Betty Namisango Kamya at her office.
The Scholarships were handed over by businessman Rajiv Ruparelia through his Ruparelia Foundation.
The businessman early this month said his Foundation was ready to offer over 1,100 to students joining Victoria University Kampala.
The scholarships according to Ruparelia Foundation boss are to cater to the students who are offering the following courses; Department of Petroleum and Energy Studies (300), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (250), Faculty of Science and Technology (200), Faculty of Health Sciences (200 scholarships) and lastly, Faculty of Business Management (150).
They will cover 70% of the tuition and the minimum requirement for the degree programme is two (2) principal passes and one (1) principal pass for Diplomas
Victoria University is part of Ruparelia Group of Companies, which has a strong presence in the education sector in Uganda and has under its portfolio, Kampala International School Uganda, Kampala Parents School and Delhi Public School International.
The university was opened in August 2010 and has the capacity, the facilities and determination to revitalize higher education in Uganda and in the region.