The research will answer questions related to access, quality, and relevance of education or CBR programming for people with disabilities and will address gaps in research and practice in Ethiopia and regionally.

Scholars Program at UoG commemorate “Disability Awareness and Advocacy”

With the main theme of the day focusing on inclusiveness, three larger than life Billboards, which represented accessibility, inclusiveness and quality education, were unveiled to the public. The day also saw activities including a management meeting, a presentation on Occupational Therapy and a consultative meeting on program expansion.


Hiwot Mekuanent will be applying her doctoral work at Queen’s Faculty of Law to help improve the lives of people with disabilities in her homeland Ehtiopia. Admitted into the school’s PhD program as an “exceptional faculty leader” from the University of Gondar, she has received a Mastercard Foundation at Queen’s University Scholarship to complete her studies.      

I Envision a World Where…

Scholars who study at the University of Gondar were asked to finish the sentence “I envision a world where” for International Peoples With Disabilities Day and they answered by saying unique but influential things.

UoG’s Scholars Program Welcoming and Induction Program ends with optimism

The University of Gondar’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program has accepted a new batch of scholars, who will be Ethiopia’s next transformative leaders. And on the 10th and 11th of November 2018 the Scholars Program office organized an Induction Program that allowed the scholars to get well acquainted with what is in store for them.

Sholars Talent Show and Competition Announcement

The Scholars Program at UoG is planning to conduct a scholars week (the week of the 26th) and invites all students with disabilities to showcase their talents in a grand completion to win amazing prizes.

Mastercard Scholars Program Call for Abstracts

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UoG plans to hold an afternoon conference, as part of its Scholars Week, under the running theme of “Inclusive Education for a Democratic Society.” For more information click on this link and check out the advert!