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Today, Jan 9, 2023 the East Africa University awards 121 with one year scholarship 2nd Edition.

Among the 200 applicants who sat for an exam only 121 passed and now they are supposed to start their courses immediately.

Due to covid-19 effects on economy EAUR decided to offer one year scholarship and now almost 229 students are calculated to be studying in various faculties over the scholarship in the 2 editions.

Some of the awarded scholars says the importance and secrets used to win the scholarship “I was facilitated by parents’ guidance and language accounts” said GATESI Francoise. MUHOZA Christine added that nothing much of a secret but self-confidence and commitment, in any case I know it will get to a high point as woman to show that we can reach at certain level so I will ensure that I am examplary”.

Furthermore, MUVUNYI Vital who got the highest scores ” I was planning on self-sponsoring and finding other sponsorship fortunately I heard an advert of EAUR scholarship then applied and later sat for an exam.

One of the parents adviced students and said how the scholarship will facilitate them, pastor. KAREMERA Charles “We were struggling with where our children will go and when they would ask what your plan after he/she finishes secondary schools you could not find an answer but this scholarship is now the answer”.

He also advised them to focus on their studies.

Speaking to the media, Vice Chancelor, Prof Callixte KABERA mentions reasons for scholarship program and requested students to be examplary and  good ambassadors of the university.

“The scholarships were as a result of covid-19 effects on the economy of the  people and students that led EAUR leadership to find a way to  help to students  be able to study in the university” he noted.

“What we wish from them is to study well being examplerary to other bacause to get this scholarship is competitive ” he added.

The campus calls on whoever missed the opportunity and apply before 15th January 2023 ends and sit for an exam on the next day 16th January 2023.
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