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MUKUBA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

Mukuba University (formerly COSETCO) is a public university with the unique mandate of facilitating the training of teachers of mathematics and science in Zambia.

The University invites for applications from Zambians that meet the minimum requirements outlined below to apply for various available scholarships at the University for the 2019/2020 Academic Year, which commences in May, 2019.

To be considered, applicants must complete the Mukuba University Scholarship and Financial Aid Application Form, which can be obtained from the Academic Affairs with proof of payment of a non-refundable fee of One Hundred Fifty Kwacha only (K150.00) to be deposited into the Scholarship Account Number 0710356598013, Investrust Bank). Alternatively, applicants can download the Application Form before depositing the scholarship application fee.

Completed application forms and other supporting documents must be submitted to: The Deputy Registrar, Mukuba University, P. O. Box 20382, Itimpi, Garneton, Kitwe. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 28th February, 2019.

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Scholarships Available

The scholarships currently on offer are:

1) THE AGATHA NTUMBIZODWA KABWE NKWANZI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Ten (10 awards)

The scholarship is sponsored by Power Tools Bus Services in the enduring and loving memory of the late Agatha Ntumbizodwa Kabwe Nkwazi. The scholarship targets academically capable but financially challenged students of Mukuba University. The scholarship will be contributory, meaning that Power tools will contribute Eighty percent (80%) of fees payable to the University, while the recipients will contribute Twenty percent (20%) of the fees payable.

ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCEEDURE

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:

i. Be in possession of an admission/acceptance letter from Mukuba University.

ii. Demonstrate academic ability. First year applicants must have an average score of 'credit' or 'Grade 6' or better in their Grade 12 results; while returning students of Mukuba University wishing to apply must have an average score of 'B' in order for them to be considered.

iii. Demonstrate that they need financial assistance [Refer to Part B "iv" of the application form]

iv. Be a Zambian citizen

v. Have no criminal record or general record of bad behavior. Returning students of Mukuba University wishing to apply for the scholarship should have a clean disciplinary record.

vi. Not have been awarded and accepted a scholarship, bursary or educational loan from Ministry of Higher Education or any other institution during the same period they intend to undertake their studies at Mukuba University

vii. Have no outstanding balance with the University (for returning students)

2) THE R. J. MTONGA ENTERPRISES SCHOLARSHIP (Two (2) awards)

This scholarship is sponsored by R. J. Mtonga Enterprises, in the enduring and loving memory of the late Mr. Richard Johnstone Mtonga. The scholarship targets academically capable but financially challenged students of Mukuba University. The scholarship will be contributory, meaning that R. J. Mtonga enterprises will contribute Eighty percent (80%) of fees payable to the University, while the recipients will contribute Twenty percent (20%) of the fees payable.

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for R. J. Mtonga scholarship, applicants must meet the eligibility criterial outlined for the Agatha Ntumbizodwa Kabwe Nkwazi memorial Scholarship.

3) THE INVESTRUST BANK SCHOLARSHIP (ONE [1] award)

This scholarship is sponsored by Investrust Bank. The scholarship targets academically capable but financially challenged students of Mukuba University. The scholarship will be contributory, meaning that Investrust Bank will contribute Eighty percent (80%) of fees payable to the University, while the recipients will contribute Twenty percent (20%) of the fees payable.

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for Investrust scholarship, applicants must meet the eligibility criterial outlined for the Agatha Ntumbizodwa Kabwe Nkwazi memorial Scholarship.

4) THE BARRICK LUMWANA MINING COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (ten [10] awards)

Barrick Lumwana Mining Company sponsors this scholarship, which aims at bridging the skills and education gap that exists among youths in the North Western Province of Zambia. The scholarship also aims at providing an opportunity and empowering economically disadvantaged youths in the North Western Province to attain University education.

The scholarship will cover ALL tuition, accommodation and other fees payable for a degree program at Mukuba University.

ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To be considered for the Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Scholarship Scheme, applicants must:

i. Be Zambian citizens resident in the North Western Province

ii. Not be more than 35 years of age

iii. Be in possession of Grade 12 certificate. Applicants must meet Mukuba University and Barrick Lumwana’s competitive criteria which will take into account the selection points secured by all applicants.

iv. Be in possession of an admission letter from Mukuba University for full time study

v. Have no criminal record or general record of bad behaviour. Returning students of Mukuba University applying for this scholarship should have a clean disciplinary record

vi. Not have been awarded and accepted a scholarship, loan or bursary from the Zambian Government or any other institution during the same period that the applicant intends to undertake their studies at Mukuba University

Applicants shall apply following an annual announcement made in the three chiefdoms of Mukumbi, Matebo and Mumena. The announcement will also be made at selected Solwezi Radio stations and other media.

Applications may be made to the Sustainability Manager, Lumwana Mining Company, P.O.110199, Mwinilunga Road, Lumwana East, Solwezi, Zambia.

Final awards will be strictly on a merit basis, following scrutiny and recommendation by Mukuba University.

5) HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP AND LOANS BOARD

Mukuba University is also pleased to announce that beginning with the 2019/2020 academic year, first year students of mukuba University will be considered for the GRZ Higher Education Loans and scholarships.

The eligibility criteria and other relevant information will be provided to students by the Higher Education Loans and scholarships Board at an appropriate time.

ADMISSION TO MUKUBA UNIVERSITY FOR THE 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

Individuals wishing to be considered for the available scholarships and under the Higher Education Loans and Scholarship board but have not yet applied for admission to the University are encouraged to first apply for admission in any of the following programs:

(1) Bachelor of Education (Chemistry)
(2) Bachelor of Education (Biology)
(3) Bachelor of Education (Physics)
(4) Bachelor of Education (Agriculture Science)
(5) Bachelor of Education (Geography)
(6) Bachelor of Education (Textile Science)

(7) Bachelor of Education (Nutritional Science)
(8) Bachelor of Education (Mathematics)
(9) Bachelor of Education (Computer Science)
(10) Diploma in Teaching Methods

Entry Qualifications

1. Five (5) credits or better in 5 subjects including Mathematics, English and Science related subject.

2. Applicants for Bachelor of Education (textile and Nutritional Sciences) should also have passed in any of the following subjects: Food and Nutrition, Home Management, and Fashion and Fabrics

3. Applicants for Teaching Methods should have obtained a minimum of a degree

All programmes are offered on both regular/full time and Open & Distance Learning mode of study. To apply, visit: http://www.mukuba.edu.zm/index.html and download an application form. You can also visit our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MukubaUniversity/insights/?section=navPosts to get more information about the application process. For any other queries, contact us on 0212 291210 or 0212 291200 (Registrar's office); 0212 291218 (Academic Affairs)

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Scholarships and Financial Aid Application Form

To be considered, applicants must complete the Mukuba University Scholarship and Financial Aid Application Form, which can be obtained from the Academic Affairs with proof of payment of a non-refundable fee of One Hundred Fifty Kwacha only (K150.00) to be deposited into the Scholarship Account Number 0710356598013, Investrust Bank). Alternatively, applicants can download the form HERE before depositing the scholarship application fee.

Completed application forms and other supporting documents must be submitted to: The Deputy Registrar, Mukuba University, P. O. Box 20382, Itimpi, Garneton, Kitwe. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 28th February, 2019.

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GRZ Student Loans

Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board

Mukuba University is pleased to announce that beginning with the 2019/2020 academic year, first year students of mukuba University will be considered for the GRZ Higher Education Loans and scholarships

The eligibility criteria and other relevant information will be provided to students by the Higher Education Scholarship and Loans Board at an appropriate time