Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill University


Application for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill University, Canada is now open to eligible African students for the 2020/2021 academic year. This scholarship program is designed to sponsor outstanding, community engaged students to attend university who otherwise would

Application for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill University, Canada is now open to eligible African students for the 2020/2021 academic year. This scholarship program is designed to sponsor outstanding, community engaged students to attend university who otherwise would not have the opportunity, thereby, fostering the development of future Sub-Saharan African leaders and entrepreneurs.

Application Deadline: 31st of January, 2020

Host Institutions: McGill University, Canada

 

Degree Level: Masters

Scholarship Value: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at McGill will receive a holistic set of financial, social, and academic supports throughout their education and during their post-graduate transitions.

Duration of Scholarship: 2 years

Eligible Nationalities: Sub-Saharan African countries

Eligibility:

  • Be admissible to one of the eligible programs at McGill University (see Program List below);
  • Have never completed any graduate studies;
  • Be nominated by a professor of a recognized Mastercard Foundation Partner University, or;
  • Be nominated by a current McGill Professor or Staff Member (see Nomination Form);
  • Be a citizen of and have lived a significant part of your life in a Sub-Saharan African Country (see List of
    Eligible Countries);
  • Have an exceptional record of service and activity in your school and/or community;
  • Have an intent to return to your country immediately upon the completion of your degree with the goal
    of transforming your community through social and economic development;
  • Demonstrate that your financial status is in the lowest two quintiles of your country.

Application Information:

Because applicants to The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program do not have to pay the $107.50 application fee, you must follow a special application procedure.

You will find detailed instructions on this special procedure, and complete information about applying to McGill as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar, from the link below.

Kindly visit the official website for more information.

Official website: https://www.mcgill.ca/mastercardfdn-scholars/apply-program

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