Lakshmi Subramanian CMU-Africa Student Excellence Award

The Lakshmi Subramanian CMU-Africa Student Excellence Award is given to two students that demonstrate strong leadership, academic excellence, and exceptional contributions to student life.

CMU-Africa faculty recommend students for this prestigious award. Awardees are selected based on who is considered to have best inspired their fellow students to a love of learning through a combination of intellect, high scholarly achievement, engagement with the CMU Africa community, and character.

Previous award recipients include:

  • Gifty Buah (E'18, MSECE): Awarded in 2018
  • Fred Otieno (E'18, MSIT): Awarded in 2018
  • Joan Rachel Nkiriki (E’17, MSECE): Awarded in 2017
  • Davy Uwizera (E’17, MSIT): Awarded in 2017

Jeremiah N. Mpagazehe Rising Researcher Award

The Jeremiah N. Mpagazehe Rising Researcher Fund annually provides a monetary award to a deserving graduating student at CMU-Africa who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and scholarship through their research contributions and entrepreneurial activity.

The award was established in honor of the late alumnus and faculty member Jeremiah N. Mpagazehe.

Previous award recipients include:

  • Brian Otieno (E'18, MSIT): Awarded in 2018
  • Kizito Masaba (E’17, MSECE): Awarded in 2017