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

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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International Graduate scholarships are open

International Graduate scholarships are open for applicants from Somalia, Eritrea , South Sudan and Djibouti. Applicants must intend to be a full-time student at the University of Gondar.

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Ashesi University, Ghana visits the Scholars Program at UoG

The Scholars Program at the University of Gondar shared its experiences with Ashesi University from Accra Ghana in the week of March 1, 2020.

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The Scholars Program at UoG Offered a Sign Language Training to its Faculty Members

The Scholars Program at the University of Gondar has organized a one week training in sign language. Faculty from all parts of the University encompassing directors, instructors, admin staff and the likes took part to make the University of Gondar a more inclusive institution.

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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.