The University of California (UC Berkeley) is excited to announce its partnership with The MasterCard Foundation in a collaborative, global network of education institutions for the Scholars Programs. The program aims to develop a cohort of ethical, entrepreneurial, energetic young leaders who will drive and lead socio-economic transformation in Africa.
The MasterCard Scholars Program hosted by the University of California, Berkeley provides next-generation leaders who are devoted to the social and economic transformation of their continent with access to quality education. Applicants for undergraduate and postgraduate studies are encouraged to apply.
About ScholarshipMasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Scholarship Sponsor(s): MasterCard Foundation, University of California
Scholarship to be taken at: USA
Scholarship level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Scholarship Slots: Not stated
Scholarship Worth: Tuition fees and stipend
Subject Eligibility: Courses tenable at the university
Country/Candidate Eligibility: The scholarship is for African students.
Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Requirements for MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Interest applicants are to meet the following criteria in other to qualify for the scholarship program:
- Applicants must be a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country. Applicants who are refugees, stateless or have other questions regarding their citizenship may still be eligible.
- Applicants must possess excellent academic credentials and must first be admitted to UC Berkeley to be considered for the scholarship.
- Applicants must demonstrate that they come from an economically disadvantaged background especially the extremely talented individuals who have no other means of acquiring the further education required to help realize their dreams and ambitions.
- Applicants must demonstrate that they will give back to their community, country, or continent. They should be able to elaborate in their application to UC Berkeley, and then later on the Scholarship application.
- Applicants must express their desire and intention to return to their home country after the completion of their studies.
How can I Apply for MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Both undergraduate and graduate degree seekers must first apply for admission into the university through the regular admissions process before they will be considered for the MasterCard Foundations Program Scholarship. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the scholarship before the application deadline.
Application Deadline: Rolling