mcfsp-homepage-1 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 112 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.

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News and Upcoming Events

10

May

2016

Feature: Africa Blooms Globally Expands The Pride Of African Design

Blooming Soyinka, founder and CEO of Africa Blooms, a MasterCard Foundation Scholar and graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business sits down with RAMP 1885 to talk about the future of apparel in Africa, her favourite African designers and explore her vision for a soaring Africa. – See more at: http://ramp1885.com/africa-blooms-expands-african-design-pride-globally/


02

May

2016

UBC MCF Scholar – Sharon Shamuyaira earns 3rd Place at Chapman Story Awards

The Chapman Story Award is an annual story competition open to current and recent participants of the Trek and Reading Week programs. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated meaningful learning and contribution to our local community.  Read Sharon’s winning  story here…


20

Apr

2016

“Does the weaker sex really have the upper hand?”

UBC MCF Alumna, Maureen Gitata, was one of four panelists on the Kenyan Television Show, Victoria’s Lounge. The topic was representative of International Women’s Day and asked the question “Does the weaker sex really have the upper hand?”  - Check it out here… http://ntv.nation.co.ke/shows/-/2720276/3092996/-/10dc6vi/-/index.html


Contact

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

Undergraduate students email enquiries to mcf.undergrad@ubc.ca

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