MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Pretoria 2024/2025

Are you an African student looking for a fully funded scholarship? The University of Pretoria is currently accepting applications for the 2024 MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. This scholarship opportunity is in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and is open to African students pursuing postgraduate studies.

Scholarship Details:

  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mastercard Foundation (MCF)
  • Host Institution(s): The University of Pretoria (UP)
  • Scholarship Worth: Full Funding (Amount not stated)
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Masters
  • Nationality: Africans

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MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at UP 2024/2025 | DETAILS

Mastercard Foundation is offering full scholarships for students admitted to postgraduate programs at the University of Pretoria in various faculties. Eligible programs include:

Postgraduate Study Programmes

  • Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities (BPolSci in Political Studies or International Studies)
  • Engineering (Honors and Masters for continuing students)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizens from Africa facing socio-economic challenges, including refugees and individuals with disabilities, are eligible.
  • Applicants from economically disadvantaged backgrounds with financial neediness can apply
  • Leadership potential and involvement in community projects are required
  • Academic excellence is essential, with a high academic average expected

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applications open from March 1st to August 30th. Interested students must follow the application process for The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.

Step 1:

To start the application, download and complete the relevant form: undergraduate-application-2025.pdf or postgraduate-application-2025.pdf. Include all required documentation.

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Step 2:

Submit your application to [email protected]. Contact +27 (0)12 420 4297 or [email protected] for inquiries.

Step 3:

Applications undergo review, and candidates will be notified of the outcome. An interview may be part of the selection process.

Step 4:

Successful candidates will be admitted into the program after an interview process.

Application Deadline: December 30th, 2024

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