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22

Apr

2013

$25M grant brings African students to UBC

More than 110 students from Africa will receive comprehensive scholarships to live and learn at the University of British Columbia thanks to a $25 million grant from The MasterCard Foundation announced today. UBC is among the first Canadian universities to join The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program and one of only 15 institutions in the world […]


18

Apr

2013

Three Canadian Universities Join The MasterCard Foundation’s $500 Million Education Initiative to Develop Next-Generation African Leaders

10-­year global Scholars Program includes $75 million for McGill University, University of British Columbia, and University of Toronto TORONTO, April 18, 2013 – The MasterCard Foundation today announced McGill University, University of British Columbia, and University of Toronto as the newest partners in The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program -­ a $500 million global education initiative. […]