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Victoria University Awards Scholarships To 25 Miss Curvy Finalists

Ruparelia Foundation through Victoria University has awarded the overall winners of Miss Curvy contest with full scholarship on tuition while the remaining top 24 contestants have been offered 70% scholarship on tuition for Masters, Bachelors, and Diploma and Foundation programs.

The scholarship shall be provided to only those contestants who have the entry requirements as per the National Council for Higher Education.

Additionally, all contestants will also get a free short course in Public Speaking and Presentation.

The final of this Miss Curvy pageant is scheduled to tae place in June this year.

Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Victoria University said that, “our aim in partnering is to impart and provide knowledge to the contestants through the scholarships; this will result into career growth.

He also said that the University appreciates the contestants’ leadership skills as they reached this level after fighting many challenges including but not limited to bullying, body shaming etc.

“We are giving them free short courses in Public Speaking and Presentation so that they may effectively transfer their leadership skills, implant the message of having pride in who they are, inspire and motivate others who may be facing similar challenges what they have faced in the past,” he added.

Miss Curvy contestants in a group photo with Prof. Krishna N. Sharma (in black suit), Vice Chancellor of Victoria University

He explained that  key objectives of the scholarship is to extend their international standard of education, to promote equality in communities by supporting talented students to acquire the necessary academic qualifications, to promote entrepreneurship and skills in Africa that will help address the skills gap as well as the challenges of human capital development.

The CEO of Miss Curvy Uganda, Annie Mungoma commended the University for the offer.

“We appreciate that institutions such as Victoria University have come out with a cause of ensuring that the contestants are skilled and acquire knowledge through the scholarships which they can take up in the desired degree of their choice. This will have direct impact and will enhance their career growth and have something to hope for in future,” she said.

 Victoria University is a premium University accredited by the National Council of Higher Education and Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Council. It stands out as a pivot of academic excellence, offering a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures critical and progressive thinkers.

 It’s a private university that has been in existence since 2010 and stands out with a first class teaching environment.

The University offers Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Foundation programs under four faculties of; Health Sciences, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology and the Department of Petroleum and Energy Studies.

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