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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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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Sneak Peak Into 2021 Brochure

Take a look at our new upcoming brochure with some fun facts and information about the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UoG

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Free IELTS English Training with Scholarship Opportunity (Canada)

Queen's University Canada, has prepared fully funded international English training and examination for UoG academicians who are potential candidates for MSc level training in the field of Occupational Therapy at the Queen's University, Kingston Canada.

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Queen’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Arrival Orientation 2021

The Queen’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Office officially welcomed the 2020 Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program PhD Fellows (Cohort 4) to Kingston on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

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MCF Scholars take part in CBR Certificate training

The objective of the certificate program is to develop the knowledge and enhance the skills and attitudes of students and CBR practitioners in the area of disability inclusion and rehabilitation.

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MCF Scholars at UoG make a smooth transition back to class

It could be remembered that the Global Covid-19 Pandemic had sidelined students from getting an education worldwide. In the Ethiopian context as well classes had been postponed for about 7 months. However, due to countless measures and precautionary details being taken the University of Gondar has opened its doors.

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For 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

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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