MasterCard 2020 Foundation Scholarships For African Students At McGill University – Canada

Mastercard in partnership with McGill University is offering scholarship opportunities to Africans who are interested in pursuing a degree program at the Institution. Students also receive guidance and funding for two internships in their home countries during their studies.

This scholarship program is designed to create a globally educated and highly qualified group of future leaders, who, upon graduation, can return to Africa to help foster the region’s development.

MasterCard 2020 Foundation Scholarships For African Students At McGill University – Canada

Application Deadlines:

  • Deadline to submit the Application for Admission in uApply: Your program’s deadline
  • Deadline to submit MCF Supporting Documents in uApply: January 31, 2021

Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries

Type: Masters ((non-thesis)

Value of Scholarship: 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.

Number of Scholarships: Not specified

Duration of Scholarship: 2 years

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must;

  1. Be admissible to one of the eligible programs at McGill University (see Program List below);
  2. Have never completed any graduate studies;
  3. Be nominated by a professor of a recognized Mastercard Foundation Partner University, or;
  4. Be nominated by a current McGill Professor or Staff Member (see Nomination Form);
  5. Be a citizen of and have lived a significant part of your life in a Sub-Saharan African Country (see List of
    Eligible Countries);
  6. Have an exceptional record of service and activity in your school and/or community;
  7. 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;
  8. Demonstrate that your financial status is in the lowest two quintiles of your country.

How To Apply: Click Here To Begin Application Process

Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

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