Go back, Give back

Go back, Give back

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars posing in a photo with some of the children in the home.

MUK MasterCard Foundation Scholars give back to needy

MUK MasterCard Foundation Scholars give back to needy

MCF-MUK Scholars pose for a group photo with the vulnerable children at the Missionaries of the Poor (MOP) in Kisenyi. Courtesy photo About 100 children converge in the dining hall adjacent to their dormitories, their faces beaming with smiles. The administrator, a medium-sized Catholic priest in white robes orders them to get orderly and they all keep quiet except the eight with special needs who continue mumbling.

The 2016 Scholars Orientation

The 2016 Scholars Orientation

The Third Cohort Scholars enjoying a light moment during the Orientation

Scholars Receiving their Laptops.

Scholars Receiving their Laptops.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics/ Chairperson of the MCFSP Steering Committee, Prof. Ernest Okello Ogwang together with the Dean of Students Mr Cyriaco Kabagambe, handing over Laptops to MCF Third Cohort Scholars at Makerere University.

Scholars Magazine Launched

Scholars Magazine Launched

The Deputy Vice Chancellor/ Chairperson of MCFSP Steering Committee Prof. Ernest Okello Ogwang, together with Members of the Selection Committee and MCFSP Mentors, during the launch of the Scholars Magazine at Makerere University.

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Announcements

Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
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NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
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MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
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MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


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Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


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Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link


Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
............................................
NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
............................................
MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
............................................
MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


............................................
Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


............................................
Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link


Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
............................................
NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
............................................
MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
............................................
MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


............................................
Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


............................................
Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link


Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
............................................
NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
............................................
MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
............................................
MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


............................................
Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


............................................
Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link


Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
............................................
NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
............................................
MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
............................................
MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


............................................
Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


............................................
Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link


Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
............................................
NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
............................................
MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
............................................
MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


............................................
Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


............................................
Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link


Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
............................................
NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
............................................
MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
............................................
MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


............................................
Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


............................................
Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link


Dear Prospective Scholars who applied for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Makerere University, please go ahead and apply for admission at Makerere University Now! The process is on-going, deadline is 08th June, 2017. Fore more information, go to this link: https://applications.mak.ac.ug/,
............................................
NEW: Deadline for submitting application forms has been extended for international applications only till 12th May, 2017, 17 Hrs East African time
............................................
MCF Applications form 2017 available for download
(See downloads section below for )
............................................
MCF Application GUIDELINES 2017 available for download (See downloads section below for details)


............................................
Scholarship Announcement for the year 2017/2018 is out. Follow link for details

Link


............................................
Scholars' Magazine Launched..


............................................
Scholars Receive Laptops..

Link


...................................................
More in our latest news section..

Link



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Nabbosa Rebecca

GENDER: Female

NATIONALITY: Ugandan

DISTRICT OF ORIGIN: Wakiso

PROGRAMME: Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition

COLLEGE: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

STUDY PERIOD: 2015 to 2018

BRIEF BIO ON SCHOLAR

After the death of her father, Rebecca and her four siblings were left in the hands of her single mother. Growing up in a poverty stricken house hold taught her that hard work and endurance are sometimes the only things a person can afford. Her mother could only support her through lower level education. She was, however, bailed out of her misery by a Scholarship by The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Brac. This made her the first person in her family ever to attend school. With the Scholarship secured, she joined St. Mary’s College Lugazi for her A’ level, where she did Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics. While a Scholar at Brac, she attended many workshops, conferences and community service days, which exposed her to suffering in the community. She appreciated the value of empathy and does not hesitate to come to the aid of someone in need. During her vacation, she worked closely with Reproductive Health Uganda, an organisation dedicated to promoting sexual and reproductive health rights. She has also worked with Let Girls Lead organization committed to promoting girls’ rights. Seeing people die in her country because of cancer and other nutritional diseases inspired her to pursue a degree in Human Nutrition, when she joined Makerere University through The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Scholarship. 

 

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