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USAID/Uganda Environmental Management of the Oil and Gas Sector Activity

Contract: AID-617-C-13-00008

Our ref: 08/14

21stFebruary 2017

The Acting Vice Chancellor

Kyambogo University


The USAID Environment Management for the Oil Sector Activity aims at building the capacity of Ugandan citizens to mitigate and manage the impacts of petroleum development on the environment and biodiversity. To enhance achievement of this objective, Texas A&M University (TAMU) in USA is offering six Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA) to suitably qualified Ugandans for the year 2017/2018. The GRAs leading to acquiring a PhD, are competitive and are offered by: a) College of Engineering; and b) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at TAMU.

To apply for the assistantships, candidates must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) as well as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Both examinations can be taken in Kampala at ISBAT on Lugogo By-Pass Road near Forest Mall. The contact numbers are: +256 414 237524/5/6; and +256 758 237 525. It is advisable to take the exams as soon as possible and submit the application before May 2017 in order to beat the competition. Applications are submitted online on the following web portal: Please visit the web portal to find out more about the application requirements and information on the College of Engineering, or for the biological science applicantsAs a Graduate Research Assistant, the student will receive approximately $1700 per month as well as payment of in-state tuition.  Do not miss the opportunity to get sponsored PhDs at TAMU in the USA!!For further inquiries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +256 393 20 30 12



Jones Kamugisha-Ruhombe


cc. Dean, Faculty of Science

cc. Dean, Faculty of Engineering

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