Apply: Mastercard Foundation Graduate Scholarships

Deadline: 31 May, 2020

The University of Gondar is providing scholarships for master’s degree programmes for students with disabilities through the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Programme. A total of 160 graduate scholarships will be awarded over the next eight years, beginning from 2020/21.

The programme is designed to help scholars acquire transformational and leadership skills and demonstrate high professional and scholarly competencies to effectively influence global, regional, national and local socioeconomic development trends.


  • The scholarship is comprehensive and covers the costs of tuition, accommodation/boarding, stipend and additional programme-related expenses as well as support


  • International applicants who earned their bachelor’s degree in the past five 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 students 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

To apply and for more information, click here.

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