Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholarships 2023 at University Of Gondar
The University of Gondar is delighted to announce as well as invite intellectual students who wish to further their education in Ethiopia to partake in the on going Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholarships for the 2023/2024 academic session.. This program is eligible to Postgraduate candidates.
This scholarship is open to qualified Postgraduate students. This scholarship scheme is a fully funded opportunity that covers the tuition fee and general expenses. This program is hosted by University of Gondar, Ethiopia and sponsored by University of Gondar, Mastercard Foundation. The Graduate Scholars Program is designed to help Scholars to acquire transformational and leadership skills and demonstrate high professional and scholarly competencies to influence global effectively, regional, national and local socioeconomic development trends.
The University of Gondar, until 2003 known as the Gondar College of Medical Sciences, is the oldest medical school in Ethiopia. Established as the Public Health College in 1954, it is located in Gondar, in Amhara Region of Ethiopia. In 2010, the university offered 42 undergraduate and 17 postgraduate programs. As of 2016, the university offers 56 undergraduate and 64 postgraduate. These are organized under the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Agriculture, and three schools (School of Law, School of Technology and School of Education). The current president of the university is Dr. Asrat Atsedeweyn.
The Mastercard Foundation is an international non-governmental organization established by Mastercard in 2006. The organization, which is based in Toronto, Ontario, has supported work in 49 countries. In 2018, Mastercard Foundation shifted to a specific focus on Africa, through its Young Africa Works strategy.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Gondar, Mastercard Foundation
Host Institution(s): University of Gondar
Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded
Number of Awards: 160
Study Level: Postgraduate
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholarships 2023:
- International applicants who earn their Bachelor’s degree in the past 5 years in South Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and Eritrea (Eritrean migrants, in Ethiopia) at the time of application.
- Candidates who intend to be full-time graduate student of PHYSIOTHERAPY, NURSING, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY or LAW at the University of Gondar.
- Scholarships will be awarded based on applicants’ demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, socioeconomic need and or disability if you are a male.
Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholarships (how to apply):
This scholarship is open only for International applicants who earn their Bachelor’s degree in the past 5 years in South Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and Eritrea (Eritrean migrants, in Ethiopia) at the time of application at the University of Gondar. Scholarships will be awarded based on applicants’ demonstrated academic ability, leadership potential, socioeconomic need and or disability if you are a male. The scholarship is comprehensive and covers the costs of tuition, accommodation/boarding, stipend and additional program-related expenses as well as support on training programs, academic, financial literacy and social issues to develop capable and transformative leaders at grassroots and global levels. The scholarship adopts the experiential learning approach and facilitates organizational attachments and summer camps, among others, for scholarship holders.
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Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
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