The University of Gondar invites applications for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program for African Students in Ethiopia for the 2021/2022 academic session.
This scholarship is open only for nationals of Somalia, Djibouti, South Sudan and Eritrea. That is nationals with a Bachelor’s degree earned in the past 5 years from a recognized university at the time of application. Nationals should intend to be full-time graduate students of physiotherapy, nursing, sociology, psychology, law, public health, development and environmental management studies. Others include optometry or gender and development studies at the university.
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of applicants’ academic ability, leadership potential, socioeconomic need and disability. This is because it adopts the approach of experiential learning and facilitates organizational attachments and summer-camps, among others.
The scholarship covers the costs of
This is with the aim of developing capable and transformative leaders at grassroots and global levels.
Graduate scholarships (for September 2021) are open for Ethiopian applicants who have the minimum CGPA in an undergraduate program. The degree should be from a recognized higher educational institution.
Applicants will be considered based on:
Graduate applicants must be in or applying to one of the following programs:
Students from Somalia, Eritrea, South Sudan and Djibouti will be able to apply for a graduate scholarship.
To apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, please complete the online application form and submit; or download the application form. Complete all the information required, sign and scan it along with required documents and send it to [email protected]
Please note that applications submitted to other organizations (including the partners or state organizations) or after the deadline will not be considered for the award.
The following documents are required to be submitted with your application:
Deadline: The application opens on March 01, 2021, and closes on May 31, 2021.