The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is building a global network of education institutions and non-profit organizations committed to its vision to educate young people who are committed to the betterment of their communities. This growing network will document and share best practices to identify, educate, and mentor students, and transition them into the workforce. Partners in the Program are selected for their shared values, academic excellence, nurturing environments, and programs relevant to developing countries.
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Camfed works to break the cycle of poverty in Africa by educating and empowering girls and young women to become leaders of change.
BRAC Uganda is the largest NGO in Uganda, creating opportunity for the poor with poverty solutions such as microfinance, youth education and adolescent empowerment.
FAWE (Forum for African Women Educationalists) is a Pan-African NGO working to empower girls and women through education.
KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) advances knowledge in science and technology for sustainable development in Africa.
Makerere University is passionate about innovation. They view every community challenge as an opportunity to exercise their creativity. They build for the future.
McGill is an internationally diverse, leading Canadian post-secondary institution with a mission to advance learning through teaching, scholarship and service to society.
Stanford University is one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities, encouraging collaboration, innovation, creative freedom, and diversity.
University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia is a place that inspires bold new ways of thinking, making it a leader in community service learning, sustainability, and research commercialization.
University of Pretoria
The University of Pretoria vision is to be a leading research-intensive university in Africa, recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact, and for developing people, creating knowledge and making a difference locally and globally
University of Toronto
The University of Toronto is one of the most respected and influential institutions of higher education and advanced research in the world.