New ChemE grads and Mastercard Foundation Scholars keen to give back to their communities

The final cohort of Mastercard Foundation Scholars graduated from the University of Toronto this spring – the culmination of their journey from Sub-Saharan Africa to Canada.

Nearly a decade ago, U of T was among the first Canadian universities to partner with the Mastercard Foundation to offer talented students from the region an opportunity to study in Canada on a scholarship covering their tuition, travel, housing and other expenses.

New ChemE grads and Mastercard Foundation Scholars Gladys Opeoluwa Olubowale and Modestus Nzubechi Amaechi reflect on their journey from Nigeria to the convocation stage.

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