By Julie Khamati
FAWE, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, has been implementing the Scholars Programme in Ethiopia and Rwanda since 2013. The Scholars Programme supports academically gifted girls and boys from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to access and complete secondary and higher education. Sponsored Scholars receive a comprehensive scholarship package that includes tuition, uniforms, scholarship materials, health insurance, and a stipend.
The Scholars Programme is currently supporting 526 secondary school scholars in Ethiopia and 826 university scholars in Rwanda. Since its inception, the programme has sponsored 1,200 Scholars.
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