University of Gondar Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholars Program (MCFSP) 2020/2021 for young East Africans (Fully Funded)


Application Deadline: May 31st 2020

University of Gondar Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholars Program (MCFSP) 2020/2021

The University of Gondar (Ethiopia) and Queen’s University (Canada), supported by the Mastercard Foundation, have developed a 10-year partnership to advance inclusive higher education for young people with disabilities, develop new occupational therapy programs and advance research for inclusive education and community-based rehabilitation in Africa.


  • This scholarship is open only for International (Somalia, Djibouti, South Sudan and Eritrea) applicants who earn their Bachelor’s degree in the past 5 years in their respective countries at the time of application and intend to be a full-time graduate student of PHYSIOTHERAPY, NURSING, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, LAW PUBLIC HEALTH, DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, OPTOMETRY OR GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES at the University of Gondar.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of applicants demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, socioeconomic need and disability.


  • The scholarship is comprehensive and covers the costs of tuition, accommodation/boarding, stipend and additional program-related expenses as well as support and training programs on academic, financial literacy and social issues with the aim of developing capable and transformative leaders at grassroots and global levels.
  • The scholarship adopts the approach of experiential learning and facilitates organizational attachments and summer-camps, among others, for scholarship holders.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the University of Gondar Mastercard Foundation Undergraduate Scholars Program (MCFSP) 2021


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