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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
The event which was organized allowed stakeholders, partners and funding organizations to take a closer look at lessons from the Scholars Program at UoG.
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 …
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.