MCFSP – Makerere University

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere is nurturing the next generation of young women innovators and Social Entrepreneurs.

By Bernard Buteera In 2013, Makerere University partnered with Mastercard Foundation to implement the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program—an initiative designed to provide talented young people who have a demonstrated commitment to service, with access to quality higher education and leadership development opportunities. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere set out to deliver 1000, need-based scholarships to this end –...

Meet Alice Namongin the second Ik female student to join the University courtesy of the Mastercard Foundation

Exposition: Introduction… 21-year-old Alice Namongin is a third-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Statistics at Makerere University, courtesy of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. She is the second student from the Ik, a minority tribal community in Uganda to attain higher education at the university level. Situation: My early life… Alice Namongin was born in a peasantry home of a family of seven. Like...