Application Deadline: June 30, 2022
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.
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.
Undergraduate scholarships (for September 2021) are open for Ethiopian applicants who intend to be a full-time student at the University of Gondar.
Applicants must also:
- have a visual, hearing or mobility disability
- have sat for the two most recent EHEECEs in Amhara National Regional State
- have the required scores on the EHEECE for entry to higher education institutions
Applicants will also be considered based on:
- Financial need
- leadership/community giveback experience or potential
Please note that undergraduate scholarships are not available for international students.
Undergraduate applicants must be in or applying to one of the following programs:
- Laboratory Science
- Social Work
- Environmental Health and Occupational Safety
- Special Needs Education
Graduate scholarships (for September 2021) are open for Ethiopian applicants who have the minimum CGPA in an undergraduate program from a recognized higher educational institution and.
Applicants will be considered based on:
- visual, hearing or mobility disability
- financial need
- leadership and community giveback experience or potential
Graduate applicants must be in or applying to one of the following programs:
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