Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Mastercard Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a resident of an African country.
  2. Must meet the maximum age requirements for the degree being sought.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program aims to provide financial support to help develop Africa’s next generation of leaders. The scope of majors and degrees eligible for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program varies from institution to institution. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program are:

  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program provides financial, social, and academic support to Scholars and may reimburse application fees. The amount depends on the school. For instance, MCF Scholars at Berkeley University receive a full scholarship equal to the costs associated with earning a Bachelors or Masters degree, which includes travel, tuition, Berkeley student fees, visa and SEVIS fees, housing, food, living expenses, and cohort signature programs which will focus on leadership topics. To be eligible for a scholarship towards a bachelor’s degree, candidates must be 29 years old or younger at the time they apply. To be eligible for a scholarship towards a master’s degree, the age is 35 years or under. Plus, each university has its own eligibility. Becoming a scholar involves a strong academic background and commitment to make a difference in the lives of others. Decision making is managed by partner schools.

Award Amount: The grant value is up to $50,000 per year. students will receive a full scholarship, financial support includes, but is not limited to, tuition fees, accommodation, books, and other scholastic materials.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $50,000.

About Mastercard Foundation:
Contact Information: Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, -
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