Tadias Magazine By Tadias Staff April 17th, 2018 New York (TADIAS) — Samuel Kebede, a third year medical student in New York City has been awarded the highly regarded Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, which is the most prestigious scholarship program for international postgraduate students from the University of Cambridge.
“I am proud to be representing my country Ethiopia,” Samuel told Tadias.
He is currently enrolled at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
According to Gates-Cambridge: “Funded through a $210 million donation by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, the largest ever single donation to a UK university, around 90 scholars are selected each year from a pool of the most academically outstanding applicants to the University.
I hope to be part of efforts for continued policy, practice and research development related to chronic diseases in Africa as a public health physician.
I will study the MPhil in Public Health at Cambridge and am excited to be part of the diverse and passionate Gates Cambridge community!
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