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Mastercard Foundation University Of Gondar Graduate Scholarships 2024/2025 For Ethiopian Students


The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) at the University of Gondar awards graduate scholarships in the coming eight years, starting from 2024/25.


The scholarship is full and covers the costs of tuition, accommodation/boarding, stipend and additional expenses as well as provides academic, financial and social support to make awardees develop as capable and transformative leaders in their communities. The scholarship adopts the approach of experiential learning and facilitates organizational attachments, summer-camps for scholarship holders.


Graduate scholarships are open for Ethiopian applicants who intend to be a full-time student at the University of Gondar. Applicants with first degree from a recognized University and academically talented, disadvantaged based on the criteria of disability, socioeconomic status, and are not engaged at work at all or have been engaged at work but couldn’t able to cover their study expenses will be eligible for the scholarship. Specifically, to be eligible to apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program’s graduate scholarship, applicants must meet the below listed criteria:

  • Earned a Bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to their proposed graduate program from recognized University in the past 5 years;

  • Earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent);

  • Be citizen and permanent resident of Ethiopia (and residents of Ethiopia for at least five years at the time of their application);

  • Youth applicants with disabilities;

  • Female applicants with economic difficulty to finance university education;

  • Earned a pass mark on the Graduate Admission Test (GAT) administered by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education.

Deadline: June 30, 2024

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