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The MCFScholars launch The MSU MCFS Blog

Published: Friday, 01 Apr 2016
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Announce Dynamic Blog: www.msumcf.wordpress.com.


MCFScholar Arthur Muneza at the 2016 Fisheries and Wildlife Research Symposium.

Published: Monday, 29 Feb 2016
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Since 2015, Arthur has received several awards and grants to further his research efforts on Giraffe skin disease. Learn about them here.


Nana Abena Anti (sophomore, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) has been selected to participate in the Next Einstein Forum Volunteer Program

Published: Monday, 22 Feb 2016
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Nana Abena Anti (sophomore, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) has been selected to participate in the Next Einstein Forum Volunteer Program, an extremely competitive program that supports the Next Einstein Forum which showcases some of Africa's most influential scientific discoveries from around the globe.


Makafui Borbi, 2nd year Master's Scholar in Food Science

Published: Monday, 22 Feb 2016
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Makafui Borbi, a 2nd Year Food Science Master's Scholar from Ghana, has been selected by The MasterCard Foundation to attend the Young Leaders Initiative at the Skoll World Forum.


Entrepreneur Yves Iradukunda with MasterCard Foundation Scholars from Rwanda

Published: Friday, 22 Jan 2016
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Iradukunda entitled his presentation Entrepreneurial Ventures and Career Opportunities in Africa: Discussion with a Returned Scholar. Along with all of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars, the event was open to the public.


The MCFScholars Volunteer at the Greater Lansing Food Bank on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

Published: Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

MCFScholars gave their time to the community in honor of a Day of Service for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service to community is a major part of The MCF Scholars Program.



Published: Tuesday, 08 Dec 2015
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

On Saturday, December 5, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program held a reflection event during which Scholars eloquently and professionally shared their experiences in serving the community on The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Day of Service.


Hafsa Abass is an undergraduate MasterCard Foundation Scholar in Accounting.

Published: Monday, 23 Nov 2015
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Hafsa Abass, a freshman Account major, won third place in the International Essay Contest for her essay entitled Living My Dream. Learn more and read her winning essay.

Published: Thursday, 19 Nov 2015
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

MCF Scholars were selected to attend the Governor Jim Blanchard Public Service forum where former President Bill Clinton received Michigan State University's Spartan Statesmanship Award for Distinguished Public Service.


Makafui Borbi returns to her former school in Ghana to inspire young Africans through her journey as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar.

Published: Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Between May and August of 2015, 29 MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars from 20 different majors engaged in research and internships in 15 countries on the continent of Africa. On October 23, the MCF undergraduate Scholars presented on their internships for their MCF colleagues and Michigan State University (MSU) campus partners at the annual Reflection Event.

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