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MAK-MCF Scholars tipped on leadership and career development

MAK-MCF Scholars tipped on leadership and career development Over 250 students on the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme at Makerere University are participating in the Summer Leadership Camp running from 25th to 29th June 2017 at Katomi Kingdom Resort Hotel. The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu officially opened the 3rd Annual Summer Leadership Camp 2017 under the theme: Positioning the scholars for...

MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Mak Give Back to Community

On 24th February 2017, the MasterCard Scholars at Makerere University visited Muzinda Church of Uganda Primary School in Nsangi Sub-County, Wakiso District for an outreach programme aimed at giving back to the community. Organized by the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Association at Makerere University under the theme; Encouraging maximum participation and entrepreneurship within the Scholars to make meaningful impact, the scholars together...

MCF Scholars at Makerere University receive 199 laptops

It was moment of jubilation on Friday 27th January 2017 when Makerere University MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars of Academic Year 2016/2017 received laptops. The 199 laptops were handed over to the Cohort Three Scholars by the Chairperson of the MCF Steering Committee, Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang on behalf of the Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu at a highly colorful ceremony. Makerere University entered into a partnership with...

Cohort 5 Scholars Award Ceremony

It was a cheerful moment when the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe handed over Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Award letters to 432 Cohort five (5) Scholars. The colorful ceremony was held on 9th August 2019 at Makerere University. In 2014, Makerere University entered a partnership with Mastercard Foundation to offer scholarships to 1,000 academically bright but economically disadvantaged youth from Africa...

Vice Chancellor urges Mastercard Foundation Scholars to be Responsible Leaders

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, urged Scholars of Mastercard Foundation (MCF) to strive to become responsible leaders and not leaders of riots. He said this while addressing the 53 Cohort Six Scholars during their Scholarship Award Ceremony held on 12th March 2021 in the Central Teaching Facility 2 (CTF2) Auditorium, Makerere University. “Mastercard Foundation and Makerere University are training you...

Nurturing Entrepreneurs: Vice Chancellor Launches Mastercard US$200k Seed Fund

Prof. Eria Hisali (Centre with Mic) is joined by Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Staff (MCFSP), Alumni and Scholars to launch the Entrepreneurship Seed Fund and MCFSP Alumni Association on 15th February 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. The Seed Fund worth US$200,000 is in line with the Foundation’s two-year Strategy dubbed Young Africa Works. On Friday, 15th February 2019, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof....