The Mastercard Foundation Scholars program is in its second year and the scholars are arriving on campus.
As part of this project, the program will fund eight proposals with a maximum budget of up to $60,000 USD per proposal.
The first PhD candidates of the 10-year Mastercard Foundation partnership reflect on their first year at Queen’s, and how their experience will affect Ethiopia.
“Occupational Therapy will bring new skills and expertise to this East African Country. In the near future, once the first cohort of Master’s trained Occupational Therapy UoG faculty return from Queens University, they will be pioneers in opening Ethiopia’s first Occupational Therapy department. “
Representatives from Queens University’s OT department visited UoG to discuss in length the specifics of the OT program in Canada and it’s relevance to up and coming Ethiopian physicians.
Comprising of 13 individuals, of whom 3 are African, the MasterCard Scholars program convened in Toronto, Canada.
On 1 December 2017, the mastercard Scholars program at the University of Gondar has held a management meeting in the CBR office was a show of self-evaluation for the MCF team.
On 7 and 8 of October 2017, MasterCard scholars were finally inducted into the University of Gondar.
The APLU recognized Queen’s as a top contender for notable academic accomplishments and its 10-year Mastercard Foundation’s Scholars Program in partnership with the University of Gondar.
A Scholar shares his vision for inclusive universities.