On 18 November, Commonwealth Alumni in Uganda participated in an information session on Commonwealth Shared Scholarships. The event was comprised of a general information session on Commonwealth Shared Scholarships, how to apply, and what makes a good quality application. Over 100 people and prospective applicants joined the session.

The event comprised of a panel of current Commonwealth Shared Scholars and Commonwealth Alumni and open discussion.


  • Sheilla Constance Apio(2023 Commonwealth Shared Scholar), MSc Advanced Water Management, Cranfield University 
  • Patrick Micheal Okeng (2018 Commonwealth Shared Scholar), MPhil Education, Globalisation and International Development, University of Cambridge
  • Catherine Tushabe (2020 Commonwealth Shared Scholar), MA Gender and International Development, Universityof Warwick
  • Ibrahim Kasule(2019 Commonwealth Shared Scholar), MSc Public Health and Health Promotion, Brunel University

Panel members each addressed questions from the audience sharing their personal advice and experiences. They signposted existing resources and information available on the CSC website. The session was followed by a Q&A after which the event closed.