University of Gondar Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholars Program (MCFSP) 2021/2022 for young East Africans (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: May 31st 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.

PLEASE NOTE: 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.

Requirements

  • 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.

Benefits

  • 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 Graduate Scholars Program (MCFSP) 2021/2022

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