MCFSP – Makerere University

MCF Steering Committee Recognises Former Members

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe assisted by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) and Chairperson, Mastercard Foundation (MCF) Steering Committee-Dr. Umar Kakumba and MCF Scholars Program Coordinator-Dr. Justine Namaalwa presented awards to former members of the Steering Committee in recognition and appreciation of their diligent service. Members recognised included; Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang – Former Chairperson of the...

Appreciating Former MCF Steering Committee

It was a celebratory mood this evening when I presided over the ceremony to appreciate the diligent services of Professors Aaron Mushengyezi and Ernest Okello Ogwang as well as Cyriaco Kabagambe and others to the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University. We thank Mastercard Foundation for the great generosity to Africa’s youth.

The Jim Leech MCF Fellowship on Entrepreneurship

The Mastercard Foundation in partnership with Queen’s University under their flagship Innovation Centre the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) is inviting African Students to apply for an opportunity to participate in the Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship on Entrepreneurship. Queen’s University is a public research University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) is...

Baobab Digital Innovation Scholarship for MCF Alumni

In partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, Arizona State University will provide graduate scholarships to train 25 Mastercard Foundation alumni at the Master’s level for various programs over the next 5 years (2021 – 2025). This scholarship program is situated within EdPlus, a central enterprise unit for ASU, focused on the design and scalable delivery of digital teaching and learning models to increase student success and reduce...

MCF@RUFORUM Scholarships 2018

The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a network of 66 universities in 26 African countries, with the Secretariat located at Makerere University Main Campus. The partnership focuses on ‘Transforming African Agricultural Universities to meaningfully contribute to Africa’s growth and development’. The aim of partnership is to transform African...

Mak-MCF 256 Scholarships to students for Academic Year 2017/18

It was a cheerful moment when the Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu handed over MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Award letters to 256 students. The highly colorful Scholarship Award Ceremony for the Cohort Four Scholars on the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University was held on 29th August 2017. The overjoyed scholars donned in light blue t-shirts thanked MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program...