Summer Leadership Camp Kicks off for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars

The fifth year of the scholars’ engagement in the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar has come to a conclusion. At the end of every year, the Scholars Program at UoG creates the opportunity for Scholars to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience which culminates in adventure, leadership trainings and outright enjoyment. … Continued

Scholars Program at UoG Organizes a Consultative Meeting

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar organizes a consultative meeting that centers on creating a more suitable environment for its young students with disabilities. The discussions which took place in Maraki Campus’s Aluminum Hall brought together University higher officials, stakeholders, Mastercard Foundation program team, scholars and relevant offices that have a … Continued

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UoG celebrates another milestone in Occupational Therapy

In order to advance inclusive higher education for young people with disabilities, create new occupational therapy programs, and advance research for inclusive education and community-based rehabilitation in Africa, the University of Gondar in Ethiopia and Queen’s University in Canada have formed a 10-year partnership which is transforming the health landscape in the country. On July … Continued

Mastercard Foundation Scholars perform charitable deeds in the community

The Scholars Program at the University of Gondar has been accepting students from all across the nation and the world for the past five years. This exceptional Scholarship Package is available to students from Ethiopia and other East African countries. The Scholars are inspired and guided to become the finest versions of themselves in order … Continued

Scholars present a laptop computer to a top achiever

The Scholars Program at the University of Gondar is in its sixth year and is committed to cultivating transformative leaders in Ethiopia and the wider Horn of Africa region. The Scholarship aims to educate talented youth with disabilities and disadvantages. But in the same light is focused on creating leaders who will be able to … Continued

Scholars Program at UoG Welcomes New International Scholars

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is coming on its sixth year at the University of Gondar and is steadily growing into a Program that is second to none in the region and the world. The 10-year program, which is funded by the Mastercard Foundation, is creating an environment where talented people with disabilities and disadvantages … Continued

Needs Assessment on Occupational Therapy Education in Ethiopia

Executive Summary This executive summary provides an overview of the needs assessment designed to advance the understanding the need for occupational therapy (OT) services in Ethiopia. The needs assessment was informed by a review of literature, an environmental scan, and stakeholder engagement. Background Rehabilitation services are services directed at facilitating the optimal functioning and community … Continued

An Induction Ceremony for incoming Mastercard Foundation Scholars takes place

The University of Gondar’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is in its fifth year of operation and aims to provide educational opportunities and related support to people with disabilities and disadvantages. In this regard, an introductory welcome program for new Scholars took place at the University of Gondar on May 21, 2022, with the opportunity for … Continued

The Scholars Program at UoG holds a graduation ceremony for CBR Certificate Program and welcomes back its Fellows

Scholars from the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar have completed short-term training in Community Based Rehabilitation. The graduation ceremony took place on May 14, 2022. At the same event juncture, a welcoming program was held for UoG fellow staff who have completed their master’s degrees from Queens University, Canada. Program Director … Continued