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EDUCATION: Especially for Ugandans, here is an opportunity

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MLN – I just received information on opportunities at UBC from a friend who is at the university currently in graduate school.  Please share it with others.  WATCH DEADLINES.  This is a university which has many Ugandans and other people from Africa.  Good luck. 

The University of British Columbia


Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be eligible for consideration for The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Masters’ Degree Program at UBC, the applicant must:
have completed a Bachelor’s degree;
be a citizen of and have lived a significant part of their life in a Sub-Saharan African country;
present economically disadvantaged financial circumstances, and be able to show lack of financial means from family or other sources to pursue graduate education in their home country or elsewhere;
have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances, and show leadership qualities or potential;
demonstrate an interest in and commitment to giving back to his/her home community in ways that enhance the economic growth and social development of Africa, through engagement in activities in their current profession, university or community;
be applying for a Master’s degree in one of the following Faculties and programs at UBC’s Vancouver campus;
Sauder School of Business
Full-Time MBA Program
Faculty of Forestry
Master of Science (MSc)
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Master of Sustainable Forest Management (MSFM)
Master of International Forestry (MIF)
Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM)
Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE)
Master of Food Science (MFS)
Master of Land and Water Systems (MLWS)
Faculty of Education
Master of Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed)
Master of Higher Education (M.Ed)
Master of Education in Science Education (M.Ed)
Faculty of Medicine
Master of Public Health (MPH)
be a person who requires a Canadian study permit to study in Canada;
commit to returning to Africa immediately after graduation from UBC in order to apply their training and skills to the betterment of others.

Please note that Convention refugees and students intending to become landed immigrants to Canada are not eligible for consideration for this award.
Admissibility Submission:
Sauder Admissibility Submission: November 1, 2017
All other faculties: November 10, 2017
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Application November 17, 2017
UBC Faculty Applications:

Forestry: January 1, 2018
Land and Food Systems: January 1, 2018
Masters of Educational Administration and Leadership (M.Ed) – January 1, 2018
Masters of Higher Education (M.Ed) – January 1, 2018
Masters in Science Education (M.Ed) – December 1, 2017
Medicine: January 15, 2018
Sauder School of Business: January 15, 2018

These dates may vary from those posted on faculty websites. Please note that if you are applying for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC, you must submit all your documents by the dates requested above.

Graduate applications are NOW CLOSED.

Apply to UBC

—— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: August 28, 2018 at 06:18PM

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