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Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program






Term 1: Michaelmas Term

Runs from the Tuesday 3rd of October to Friday 1st December


16-17th September

Student arrival


18th-30th September




27th September

Official Welcome Dinner at Wolfson College



20th October 5-7pm

Launch of academic year,  Student representative is announced


Venue to be communicated

15th December 9am-1pm

Leadership Training session Module 2

(Creative leadership)



Term 2 : Lent Term

Tues 16 Jan – Fri 15 Mar



13th-14th January

Student Retreat and welfare check


Venue to be communicated

26th January

Submission of Forward Look document


This is a document the students are asked to submit detailing their future plans after their Master’s course to help the team provide guidance.

19th March 9am-1pm

Leadership training Module 3

Collaborative leadership



Term 3: Easter Term

Tues 23 Apr – Fri 14 Jun




Meeting with a team from the Foundation

Date to be determined

2nd May 9am-1pm

Leadership session Module 4: Courageous leadership



14th June 2pm-5pm

Welfare check and Evaluation session



15th-30th June

Individual interviews/Evaluation sessions with team


1st-5th July

End-of-year come together 

Date to be determined