EducationUSA Advising Center - Kampala

The EducationUSA Center at the U.S Embassy guides academically talented and determined students through the admissions process for colleges and universities in the United States. Members of the EducationUSA Scholars Program attend regular seminars that assist them through the application process. Students work with our educational advising staff over this year and the next year to try to secure admission and financial assistance to begin study in the United States.

Services

Student Memberships
Audience: International Students
One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Drop-In Advising
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Computer/ Internet Access/ Use
Audience: International Students
DVDs/ Videos
Audience: International Students
Test Preparation Materials
Audience: International Students
Maintain a College Catalogue Library
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Maintain a Media Library (DVD/ CD/ VHS)
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize U.S. Higher Ed Orientation Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Suggest Lodging Options for U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Recommend Visits/ Meetings for U.S. Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting Local High School Counselors
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting the Country's Ministry of Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist U.S. Representatives in Contacting Local Colleges/ Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Participate in College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host DVCs for U.S. Higher Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host Online Chat / Webinar Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize DVCs at Local Educational Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist with Virtual Student Interviews
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Arrange International Alumni Activities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Verify the Recognition / Certification/ Accreditation of Local Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Connect U.S. institutions with Possible Partner Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Administer/ Assist with U.S. Study Abroad Programs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals

Events

Financial Aid

Special Programs

EducationUSA Scholars Program 2018
Description: EducationUSA office at the U.S Embassy guides talented and determined students through the admissions process for colleges and universities in the United States. Selected students will attend regular seminars that will assist them through the application process. Students will work with our educational advising staff over this year and the next year to try to secure admission and financial assistance to begin study in the United States in August 2019.
Deadline: December 15th 2017
Eligibility Requirements: High school graduates with; 1. Strong academic record (10 aggregates and below at O Level and 18 points and above at A level) 2.Evidence of leadership 3. Service to community and school 4. Outstanding character 5.Exceptional writing skills

Program Highlights

SKYPE SESSION WITH ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE
Description: The counselor offered guidance to students from a local university on the application process, entrance requirements and aptitude tests required for one to get into the business school. Thereafter, he did a Q&A session where the students asked various questions especially in relation to financial aid options at the university.
EDUCATIONUSA KAMPALA HOSTS ADMISSIONS COUNSELORS FROM DUKE, VANDERBILT AND DARTMOUTH
Description: EducationUSA Kampala hosted admissions counselors from Duke University, Vanderbilt University and Dartmouth. The counselors each spoke about their individual institutions: the application process, selection criteria and the importance of extra curricula activities.

Walk-in Address

Plot. 1577 Ggaba Road
Nsambya
Uganda

Mailing Address

c/o Public Affairs Office
Plot. 1577 Ggaba Road P. O. Box. 7007
Kampala
Uganda

Center Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00-16:00
Tuesday: 9:00-16:00
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9:00-16:00
Friday: 9:00-12:00
Saturday: Closed

Virtual Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 9:00-16:00
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

Phone

256-414-306-315

Fax

256-414-250-314

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