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Stephen Kaye

Stephen Kaye
Stephen Kaye
MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Practice Program Officer
4.03 Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
+44 (0) 131 650 4082

Steve is the Student Development Officer for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. Over seven years, the Scholars Program will support at least 200 talented African students to complete study at the University of Edinburgh alongside extracurricular training in leadership, entrepreneurship and service to their communities and countries.

Over the last four years, Steve has created, delivered and developed the first ever accredited Swahili courses at the University of Edinburgh, for which he was nominated for four Teaching Awards. In addition, he has designed and led two immersive four-week Swahili summer school courses based in rural Tanzania.

Before coming to Edinburgh, he worked as an Expedition Planning Manager for World Challenge UK, designing student expeditions to East Africa, and undertook a BA at the School of Oriental and African Studies in African Language (Swahili) and Culture.