The Mastercard Foundation Scholar’s Program at the University of Gondar from the 19th through 20 October 2019 underwent an Induction ceremony for its newly admitted Scholars.
From October 7-11, 2019 the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar will be training 22 of its staff members to prepare them for an upcoming British Council test in mid October.
The 11th Occupational Therapy African Regional group congress took place in Kigali, Rwanda with the main theme, “Giving Meaning back to life; Occupational Therapy at the Center.”
Currently the Scholars Program at the University of Gondar will be accepting new Scholars who will be future transformative leaders who will uplift their communities. Moreover, this year, for the first time, the Program seeks to enroll students from various East African nations.
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar organized the second summer camp for Scholars between July 13 and 27
Over the past year, Fellows assisted in developing the series by: providing support in leadership as Student Co-Chairs, participating as speakers, engaging in the sessions, providing critical feedback as well as identifying topics and speakers of interest.
The Queen’s Mastercard Project Office warmly welcomed the 2019 Mastercard PhD Fellows on Monday May 6th, 2019.
As part of the first Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program journal club, PhD candidate Mulugeta Bayisa discussed the fluidity of disability with a presentation entitled “Rethinking disability.”
The Mastercard Foundations Scholars Program is wrapping up its second year at the University of Gondar and is progressing in its overall aims. With two parts to the program being simultaneously running side by side the program is becoming efficient in catering and providing scholarship opportunities to talented but disadvantaged youth with disabilities and at the same time building the capacity of University of Gondar staff who will be pivotal in bringing a more inclusive curriculum to the university.
Scholarship opportunities for East African Countries including South Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and Eritrea (for migrants, in Ethiopia)