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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Lugya Ahmed

GENDER: Male

NATIONALITY: Ugandan

DISTRICT OF ORIGIN: Mubende

PROGRAMME: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

COLLEGE: College of Computing and Information Sciences

STUDY PERIOD: 2015 to 2018

BRIEF BIO ON SCHOLAR

Ahmed is the third born in a family of eight children. He attended Primary and lower secondary level education in the rural schools of Mubende. He had to sell food alongside his mother every evening to get school fees. Despite the difficult conditions, he excelled in his O’level exams with a first grade in 2012. However, due to significant financial constraints, he lost hope of joining A ‘level. Luckily The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Brac offered him a scholarship; which turned his academic life round. He joined East High school for ‘A’ Level and excelled in his final exams in 2014. Luck was at it again, Ahmed was awarded another Scholarship by The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University. Currently, Lugya is at Makerere University pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. He aspires to become one of the best computer engineers in the country and use the skills to help teach the needy young people in his community some computer skills, which they can use to better their lives. He is very grateful to The MasterCard Foundation for restoring his dream of attaining quality education, and that with the kind of support he has been given, the sky is the limit for him now.

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