We Inspire Innovation
Through groundbreaking research and rigorous technical education, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) impacts the world, and this tradition continues at Carnegie Mellon’s new location in Rwanda. Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda (CMU-R) is the first U.S. research institution offering graduate degrees in Africa with an in-country presence and faculty in residence. Long known for its leadership in engineering and technology, Carnegie Mellon has established a natural extension in East Africa; one that integrates the rich heritage and resources of the Pittsburgh campus with the opportunities available in the fastest growing region of the world where the information communication technology (ICT) industry is experiencing extraordinary growth.
CMU-R is dedicated to educating its students to become the next generation of innovators and global technology leaders. With graduate programs in information technology and electrical and computer engineering, we provide the technical depth and professional breadth that are critical to our students' success.
As CMU-R strives to make a significant impact in Africa, your gift can directly support our students, inspiring future innovators that could change the world.
Make an Impact at Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda
Innovators of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund
The Innovators of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund provides financial support for graduate students who have an exceptional academic record and demonstrated leadership potential. The Director of CMU-R or his/her designee will determine the amount of the scholarships and will select awardees in accordance with university policies and processes.
Other Ways to Support CMU-R
We welcome corporate, foundation and government partnership to support the advancement our mission in transforming graduate education and the ICT landscape in across Africa. To learn more about how you can support CMU-R in this regard, please contact Crystal Rugege, Director of Business Strategy and Operations.