Free IELTS English Training with Scholarship Opportunity (Canada)

This is to inform all academic staff that the Mastercard Foundation Scholars program of UoG, in collaboration with 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. We have limited spots for the opportunity and the following criteria will be used to select UoG academicians for fully-funded international English training in preparation for MSc in OT:

-Must be UoG academic staff
-Previous International English exam results (IELTS at least > 6.0 points or it’s equivalents)
-Female academicians who fulfil the CGPA and other OT application criteria could be considered without previous international English exam.
-Commitment to fully attend the training (100% attendance) and take the examination up on completion.
-Fully prepared and ready to attend the MSc level training in OT at Queen’s University of Canada if accepted for the English training successfully passed the English test and fulfilled other requirements to pursue MSc in OT.
-For more details please contact Nebeyu Mesfin via phone number +251 911743852 or Email: Potential applicant’s are advised to contact the office as soon as possible.

For more Information please visit the official website of the program at:

Applicants should fulfill the following:
=Applicants should have Bachelor or Master degree from a recognized University. Degrees can be from the following fields of study but are not limited to: Physiotherapy, Health Officer, Nursing, Optometry, Midwifery, Pharmacy, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work or Social Welfare, Engineering, Other relevant professions.
=Cumulative GPA of the applicants should be ≥ 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.
=Applicants must be willing to join the OT Department of University of Gondar (UoG) upon completion of their training at Queen’s University in Canada and must repay the scholarship if they are unable to provide at least four years’ continuous service to the University following completion of the MScOT degree at Queen’s.
=Applicants must not have a criminal record or outstanding charges.
=Communication is essential to succeed in the OT program at Queen’s. Applicants must have exceptional English test scores. Preference will be given to applicants who have already taken a recognized English test and have scored the following minimum:
=TOEFL with a minimum score 94 (iBT) with scores in the following ranges: reading – high (22-30); listening – high (22-30); speaking – good (26-30); writing – good (24-30)
-MELAB with a minimum score of 80
-IELTS with a minimum score of 8

Dear potential applicants for a fully-funded international English training and examination.
After reading carefully if you can fulfill the requiremnts to apply, you may submit the hard copy of the following doucments to the Mastercard foundation office at CM&HS before Thursday Feb 25, 2021. 
  1. Curriculum Vitae (Department, CGPA, email address, phone number)
  2. Support letter from department 
  3. Previous IELTS result (not mandatory for female academicians)
NB:- The program doesn’t encourage horizontal career growth so this free English training and examination opportunity is only for BSc holder academicians who wants to persue MSc training in OT.
Short listed applicants may be called for interview on Friday 26, 2021.