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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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.

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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>

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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.

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Queen’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Arrival Orientation May 2021

The Queen’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Office officially welcomed two Fellows to Kingston. The final 2020 Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program PhD Fellow (Cohort 4) and 2021 Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Occupational Therapy Fellow (Cohort 3). The PhD Fellow was able to travel to Canada after a year of remotely working from Ethiopia. The OT Fellow …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/queens-mastercard-foundation-scholars-program-arrival-orientation-may-2021/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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RECRUITMENT FOR MASTERCARD FOUNDATIONS SCHOLARS FOR FALL 2021 IS IN PROGRESS

One of the University of Gondar’s respected foreign collaborations proceeds to teach one of the country’s disenfranchised and deprived groups for the fifth year in a row. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, which began in 2016, will teach 450 promising youth with disabilities and disadvantages from Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Eritrea, and South Sudan. The University …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/recruitment-for-mastercard-foundations-scholars-for-fall-2021-is-in-progress/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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Queens University Celebrates its 2020 Peer Mentorship Volunteers

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Queen’s office celebrated the 2020 Peer Mentorship Volunteers on April 30, 2021. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the event was organized virtually. Our team and Fellows in cohort 4 are very thankful for the peer mentor volunteers’ support this past year. We also want to acknowledge the mentors and mentees sharing …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/queens-university-celebrates-its-2020-peer-mentorship-volunteers/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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The Mastercard Foundation Scholars gain their Community Based Rehabilitation certification

The Mastercard Foundation, in collaboration with the University of Gondar and Queens University, Canada have awarded its first round of Community Based Rehabilitation certificates to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars

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Scholars Program at the University of Gondar focuses on Transition to Work for its Scholars

Scholars Program at UoG has organized a well thought out Internship program for its Scholars who have graduated to better equip them for their transition to work

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Undergraduate Scholarship Application now open (Click here for more details)

Undergraduate Scholarship Application (for Ethiopians) Now Open

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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

A view of the University of Gondar campus in Ethiopia

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.

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Our Partners

University of Gondar

The University of Gondar

The University of Gondar is the oldest medical school in Ethiopia, with a focus on a team approach and community-based training for health professionals. The University offers 70 undergraduate and 90 post-graduate programs.

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Queen's University

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.

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Our Funder

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.

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