Partnering to Develop Transformative Leaders in Ethiopia

The University of Gondar (Ethiopia) and Queen’s University (Canada), supported by the Mastercard Foundation, have developed a 10-year partnership to advance inclusive higher education for young people with disabilities, develop new occupational therapy programs and advance research for inclusive education and community-based rehabilitation in Africa.

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In the News

Graduating Scholar: Message from Habtamu Alamneh

Scholar Habtamu Alamneh  Msc in Special Needs Education Message from Habtamu on his Graduation and his views on the Scholars Program at the University of Gondar: “I would like to firstly thank the Mastercard Foundation for all that it has done in making my dreams come true. I have gotten invaluable memories and experience at …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/3586/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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Graduating Scholar: Message from Sosna Melkamu

Scholar Sosna Melkamu Msc in Medical Nursing   Message from Sosna on the Scholars Program at the University of Gondar: “My time at the University of Gondar’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is something I will cherish forever. I remember the morning I found out I had been accepted to the Medical Nursing program. I was …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/graduating-scholar-message-from-sosna-melkamu/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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First Batch of Mastercard Foundation Scholars Graduate from the University of Gondar

In the coming years more and more Scholars will enter into the work force becoming future leaders in sectors that are vital to the development of their respective nations. These Scholars will become the nation’s next community organizers, engineers, teachers, doctors and politicians. And with the tools and knowledge they have gained over the years it s certain that they will be able to transform into agents of change wherever they go.

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Transforming into leaders in the midst of a pandemic: Mastercard Foundation Scholars at Gondar and their motivation to giving back

Scholars are finding ways to support their communities and help others respond in a positive way to the challenges and threats that arise with COVID-19.

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2021 OT Recruitment and Selection Protocol

UoG in partnership with Queen’s University MScOT Scholarship Opportunity for UoG Faculty - 2021

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BScOT Curriculum Development Workshop 2.1 and 2.2 at Queen’s University (and virtually) Successfully Completed

Queen’s University Faculty, Mastercard Foundation Fellows, colleagues from the University of Gondar, and international consultants participated in two Curriculum Development Workshops in March/April 2020 to support the development of the new Occupational Therapy (OT) Program at the Univeristy of Gondar (UoG) in Ethiopia through the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program! Although we had planned to host …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/bscot-curriculum-development-workshop-2-1-and-2-2-at-queens-university-and-virtually-successfully-completed/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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Call for Applications of the 2020/20201 Mastercard Foundation Fully-Funded PhD Scholarship

The University of Gondar in partnership with Queen’s University (Canada) invites applications for   qualified faculty members from UoG to pursue a PhD program in a range of disciplines. These PhD scholarships are fully funded by Mastercard Foundation at Queen’s University.

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Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Opportunities offered by the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Opportunities offered by the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar.

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Scholars Program Office at UoG (Message)

Message from Scholars Program Office

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Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program’s graduate scholarships are open for Ethiopian applicants

Scholarships are open for Ethiopian applicants who intend to be a full-time student at the University of Gondar.

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Our Partners

UNIVERSITY OF GONDAR
The University of Gondar is the oldest medical school in Ethiopia, with a focus on a team approach and community-based
MASTERCARD FOUNDATION
The Mastercard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provide greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa. As one of the largest, independent foundations, its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion in order to alleviate poverty.
QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY
Queen’s is one of Canada’s leading universities, celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2016-17 and offering a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The university’s Faculty of Health Sciences includes a School of Rehabilitation Therapy, School of Nursing and a School of Medicine.