Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program [Funded]


Are you a student from Africa who is seeking for a chance to study in the United Kingdom during the academic session 2022/2023 that comes with a scholarship that covers all of your costs? After that, you are eligible to submit an application to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program offered by the University of Cambridge.

The mission of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Cambridge is to provide bright students from economically disadvantaged and otherwise difficult-to-reach communities in Africa with fully-funded opportunities to complete their Master’s degree training, develop their capacity for transformative leadership, and contribute to the climate resilience and sustainability of Africa. The program is housed at the University of Cambridge.

  • Mastercard Foundation is the organization(s) that will sponsor the scholarships.
  • Type of Scholarship: Funding Provided in FullHost Institution(s): The University of Cambridge, located in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • The value of the scholarship is not disclosed.
  • The number of awards has been quite a few.
  • The level of study is postgraduate (Masters)

People of African nationality

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2022/23 | Eligibility Criteria [Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program]
Candidates must demonstrate that they meet all of the following conditions in order to be considered for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cambridge:

Must demonstrate that they come from a financially marginalized or economically disadvantaged background in addition to being a citizen of a country on the African continent.
You are required to have a regular residence in an African nation, unless you can demonstrate a temporary absence for the purpose of work or study with the intention to return, or unless you have been uprooted from your home in Africa.
Must be applying to the University of Cambridge for a Master’s degree program that lasts for one year.
Prospective Scholars have the ability to apply their knowledge across a diverse variety of fields.
Rewards for Scholarship Attendance
Costs associated with travel and visas are taken care of.
Both lodging and food were provided.
A budget for a laptop computer.
medical protection
A means of subsistence.
The cost of tuition

Procedures for Making Applications

Instructions for Applying Those who are interested in applying for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cambridge must first submit an application for admission into a program at the University of Cambridge that is eligible before the application deadline.

After that, applicants will be needed to submit a separate application form in order to be considered for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars program before the application deadline.

The deadline for applications is January 5th, 2023.