How To Write A Job Application Letter In Uganda

What is Job Application Letter?

Also known as a cover letter, an application letter is a summary of your strongest and most relevant skills and abilities that will be expanded in your resume or selection criteria.

It introduces you to potential employers and highlights your suitability for the position you are applying for.

How To Write A Job Application Letter In Uganda

Here is how to write good application letter in Uganda

Your address

The date of writing the letter

Prospective employer’s details


Ref with position detail

An introductory paragraph explaining the purpose of the letter

A paragraph describing your skills that meet the job you are applying for

A paragraph describing any other skills that may be of help

A paragraph about personal attributes

A conclusion stating your availability for an interview or further inquiries about you

Your salutation

Should application letter be printed?

Submitting a cover letter that you have prepared on a computer and printed out, will demonstrate this.

In fact, not only is there no need to go to the trouble of writing a cover letter by hand, it can actually work against you as it can suggest you have limited computer skills.