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.
Scholars Program at UoG conducts a consultative meeting
Partners and stakeholders who took part in the meeting included Cheshire services, Mehabre Hewot for Social Development (MHSD), Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD), Rehabilitation Center, Bahar Dar, 17 Alumni Scholars and MCF staff.Read More
Freshmen Scholars feel Optimistic about their future at UoG
The Scholars Program is one of the best programs in the world that caters and supports those people in communities who are marginalized and often overlooked. The Scholars Program is strictly for talented people with disabilities and disadvantages and seeks to create a new status quo where these individuals are leaders in their society, and wider region. Freshmen Scholars who joined with this pledge of excellence and transformative fervor are on their way to making this a reality.Read More
Scholars Program Alumni gives back to his Community
Habtamu Alemneh is just one example of numerous others who are doing various initiatives and gaining well to do career paths to help the country of Ethiopia. Being a visually impaired individual has not hindered him or held him back from making a sizable impact in the lives of many.Read More
An alumni of the Scholars Program shares his new life after the Program
Shegaw Birhanu who is now a prosecutor in Northern Ethiopia in a town called Dabat is extremely optimistic about his life moving forward and has a sense of confidence that no barrier could stop him. When asked about his current position and the role the Scholars Program had in his success, he shared that the Program had been instrumental.Read More
Scholars Program at UoG prioritizes transition to work
To make this transition a smooth one, the Scholars Program office at the University of Gondar has gone forward with a training program to better equip them with the knowledge and tools they would need in today’s modern workforce.Read More
Message from the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UoG
It gives us sorrow to share with the University of Gondar Community about the recent passing of one of our Scholars. Abraham who is now being laid to rest in his home region of Gojam in a village called Gende Woyen had been sick from a severe lung complication. He had been hospitalized for 5 …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/4505/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>Read More
The Scholars Program at the University of Gondar Graduates a new batch of Scholars
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar in Ethiopia has focused on uplifting outstanding youths with disabilities and disadvantages for over 5 years now. Scholars from all around Ethiopia, as well as scholars from surrounding countries, have been given the opportunity to receive a once-in-a-lifetime full scholarship and all-around support at the …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/the-scholars-program-at-the-university-of-gondar-graduates-a-new-batch-of-scholars/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>Read More
Scholars Program at UoG takes part in Disability inclusion webinar
The event which was organized allowed stakeholders, partners and funding organizations to take a closer look at lessons from the Scholars Program at UoG.Read More
The Mastercard Foundation Queen’s University Scholarship Opportunity for University of Gondar Faculty Members Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
The Mastercard Foundation Queen’s University Scholarship Opportunity for University of Gondar Faculty Members Master of Science in Occupational Therapy The University of Gondar (UoG), in partnership with the School of Rehabilitation Therapy’s International Centre for the Advancement of Community-Based Rehabilitation (ICACBR) at Queen’s University (Canada) is announcing the opportunity for exceptional faculty leaders from the …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/the-mastercard-foundation-queens-university-scholarship-opportunity-for-university-of-gondar-faculty-members-master-of-science-in-occupational-therapy/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>Read More
Call for Applications of the 2021/2022 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.Read More
The University of Gondar is providing scholarships for undergraduate and master’s degree programs for students with disabilities through the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.
Queen's University is providing scholarships for The University of Gondar faculty to complete graduate programs at Queen's through the Mastercard Foundation.
The University of Gondar in Ethiopia (UoG) and Queen’s University in Canada (Queen’s) are soliciting proposals for collaborative research projects.
The University of Gondar is providing scholarships for the University of Gondar faculties and Ethiopian Students through the Mastercard Foundation and the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.
About this Project
Our partnership, developed through the support of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, will provide 450 youth with a high-quality university education at the University of Gondar, and provide training and research opportunities for University of Gondar faculty at 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.
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
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.