The University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to be partnering with The Mastercard Foundation to foster the next generation of African leaders. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC will provide 163 academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people from Sub-Saharan Africa with access to quality and relevant university education at UBC. After graduating, the scholars will then utilize their learning and experiences to contribute to the economic growth and social transformation of their communities in Africa. On this website you can learn more about the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC, find out how to apply, and meet UBC’s current scholars.


NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

 

CONNECTIVITY AND COMPLEXITY IN COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS (CASs) THINKING: A REFLECTION OF MY YUKON JOURNEY

On the 5th – 14th of September 2019, I embarked on a journey worth cherishing for the rest of my life. What appeared to be just another course field trip, a routine part of my academic career as a forestry student became a journey of learning and unlearning of concepts and beliefs, and the discovery of self. […]

Attending COP25 UN Climate Conference in Madrid Spain

I was elated when I received a confirmation mail that I have been awarded a travel grant from the Forestry CBM Graduate Travel Award Fund to attend COP25 UN Climate Conference in Madrid, Spain. Upon arrival and carefully following the negotiation processes to the end, it is sad to note that the U.N Climate conference […]

Women Deliver…Power, Progress, Change!

“From June 2- 6 2019, I joined young leaders, advocates, and policy makers at the 5th Women Deliver Conference. The event was held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, right in the heart of the beautiful city of Vancouver. As I walked to the foyer of the convention centre the Sunday afternoon of day 1 for […]


CONTACT

If you have questions about UBC’s Mastercard Foundation Program, please email us.

Graduate students email enquiries to mcfsp.admissions@ubc.ca