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December 1, 2012

Mastercard Foundation Scholar Lilian Kabelle featured in this Bear Perspective for the Light the Way campaign.  

November 1, 2012

UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources, Breakthroughs

An estimated 2.2 million Sub-Saharan Africans under the age of 30 will enter the labor force between 2011 and 2015, yet less than 6 percent of the region’s young people enroll in university. That means the $30 million in educational support recently awarded to the University of California, Berkeley, by The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a game-changer for the region.

October 30, 2012

CalTV on YouTube

Journalists Dzinya Djuba and Esther Adjepong tell us about the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UC Berkeley.  See the video on CalTV's YouTube Channel.  

October 13, 2012

UC Berkeley will get $30 million over eight years to educate 113 African students, including seven who arrived this year.  Read the full SFGate article.

October 4, 2012


Over the next eight years, 113 students from sub-Saharan Africa will be awarded full-ride scholarships to UC Berkeley thanks to a program recently launched by the Mastercard Foundation.  Read the full DailyCal article.