MCFSP – Makerere University

Scholars & Alumni of Mastercard Foundation light up Achukudu Community, Napak District

By Bernard Buteera On Saturday 2nd December 2023, all roads led to Achukudu Community Primary School in Napak District, Karamoja sub-region, as the Scholars and Alumni of Mastercard Foundation at Makerere University commemorated their Scholars' Annual Day of Community Service (Giveback). The 2023 Scholars Annual Day of Community Service was held at Achukudu Community Primary School, Napak District in the Karamoja sub-region. Established in 2013,...

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...

Public Notice: Scholarships under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University

The Office of the Program Coordinator of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University informs the General Public that currently, there are NO SCHOLARSHIPS to be offered to those interested in Studying at Makerere University. There are therefore NO Application forms available both on the Website and at the Office in Makerere University. The Public shall be informed when the opportunities for the Scholarships are available...

292 Mastercard Foundation Scholars Graduate at Mak 73rd Graduation

By Bernard Buteera It was pomp and fanfare as the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) at Makerere University celebrated the graduation of its highest number of Scholars, during the 73rd Graduation ceremony at Makerere University. The Program held a grand celebration on 17th February 2023 at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala for the 292 Scholars who completed their academic programmes in 2022. This brings the total number of MCFSP...

Prof. Nawangwe urges Makerere University community to support the Mastercard Foundation E-learning Initiative

By Bernard Buteera Makerere University has launched a two million dollar E-learning Project, dubbed The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program E-learning initiative. The launch was held on Tuesday 20th September 2022 at Makerere University, Yusuf Lule Central Teaching Facility Auditorium. It attracted over 200 participants, who included members of University Management, College Principals, School Deans, Academic and Administrative staff,...