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The Scholars

Every year, the Mastercard Foundation Scholars program welcomes new undergraduates and graduates from sub-Saharan Africa to Michigan State University's campus. These Scholars have demonstrated academic talent and have a personal commitment to give back to their countries.

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Ritah Nabaggala

Cohort: 2016
Country: Uganda
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Major: Neuroscience
College: College of Natural Science
Biography: Ritah Nabaggala is an undergraduate student majoring in neuroscience. Prior to her arrival at MSU, Ritah volunteered at The AIDS Support organization hospital where she participated in various campaigns to raise awareness about mental health. Ritah hopes to create an ambience in Uganda where mental Health disorders are recognized and those suffering are supported in a well-deserved and holistic manner. She believes that with the professional expertise she will acquire from MSU, she will be able to combat the issue of stigmatization of mental illness in her country.
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