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..


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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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Ssemagoye Umar.M

GENDER: Male

NATIONALITY: Ugandan

DISTRICT OF ORIGIN: Luwero

PROGRAMME: Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

COLLEGE: College of Computing and Information Sciences

STUDY PERIOD: 2015 to 2019

BRIEF BIO ON SCHOLAR: 

Umar is the fifth born in the family of six children. His mother is the sole breadwinner in the family. Due heavy financial burden on the shoulders of a single mother, Umar’s academic journey nearly came to a halt. Luckily, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Brac came to his rescue, when they offered him a scholarship. The Scholarship opportunity took him to East High School- Ntinda for his advanced level. He excelled in his final exams with 16 points in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. With this excellent performance, Umar scooped another Scholarship courtesy of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University.  Today, Umar is a student of Software Engineering at Makerere University. He is looking forward to realising his vision of designing better programs to solve various Information Communication Technologies challenges facing the world and Africa in particular. He also plans to start a technology institution to improve on Technology and communication in Uganda. He is very grateful for the generous support rendered to him by The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, for without it, his dream would have long been shattered.

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