Index-Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda - Carnegie Mellon University

Make An Impact That Can Enable Africans to Change the World

Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda isn't just looking to educate students, we are creating something new: engineers educated to the highest level of academic achievement while being based in the heart of Africa.

Make an Impact

Our students are taught by worldclass faculty following uncompromising standards, giving students the ability to engineer innovative new ideas and solutions that would be impossible to be imagined at any other institution in the world.

Our students will transform Africa and the world!

CMU Students

Innovators Forward Fellowship Fund

Our Scholarship Fund provides financial support for graduate students with an exceptional academic record and demonstrated leadership potential. The Director of CMU-R will determine the amount of the scholarships and will select awardees in accordance with university policies and procedures.

Other Ways to Support Carnegie Mellon University in Africa

We welcome corporate, foundation, and government partnerships to support the advancement of our mission of transforming graduate education and the ICT landscape across Africa. To learn more about how you can support CMU-R please contact Andrea Ponce, Director of International Marketing and Development.

Merab Twahirwa
M.S. Information Technology 
Class of 2014 

"Studying in Rwanda and studying one semester in Pittsburgh helped me realize that there are solutions made for different communities and different places. We have to develop solutions for people in Rwanda, East Africa, and particularly in Africa."