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Fully-Funded UBC Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Study in Canada 2020-2021

UBC Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Study in Canada 2020-2021: The University of British Columbia (UBC) is inviting applications from students from Sub-Saharan Africa and developing nations for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2020-2021.

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is a 10-year global initiative to educate and develop next-generation leaders who will contribute to social and economic progress. The Program enables young people from economically disadvantaged communities to complete quality secondary and tertiary education, and make successful transitions to further education, or to the workforce in their home countries.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): MasterCard Foundation.

Scholarships to be taken at: University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.

Scholarship Type: Fully-Funded Scholarships.

Scholarship level: Postgraduate (Masters).

Slots: Several.

Scholarship Worth: Not Stated.

Subject Eligibility: See general eligibility criteria for eligible courses

Country/Candidate Eligibility: International Students

English Language Requirements: Candidates with no prior taught degree in English and from non-English speaking Nations will be required to provide proof of the language ability. Please refer to the UBC’s English requirement.


Apply Also For:

1. MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2020/2021 for African Undergraduate and Postgraduates at University of Edinburgh

2. MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program 2020 (Full Scholarship at McGill University)

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be eligible for consideration for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Masters’ Degree Program at UBC, the applicant must:

  • be a person who requires a Canadian study permit to study in Canada;
  • commit to returning to Africa in order to apply their training and skills to the betterment of others.

Application Procedures for the UBC Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Study in Canada – How-to-Apply:

Application for the UBC Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program will involve several steps, including school admissibility submission down to completing the the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Eligibility Form. It is important that you visit the official website for complete application guide.

Important Notes:

  • If you have interest in more than one faculty, note that you will need to submit separate eligibility forms.
  • Please note that the Mastercard Foundation Scholars program only covers expenses of the admitted scholars.
  • Please note that Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents are not eligible to apply for this award.
  • Please note that funds from the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC cannot be applied to pursue programs at other academic institutions.

Application Deadline: Varies depending on program (Admissibility Submissions closes November 6th,2019 and Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Application December 13, 2019).

Visit the Official Website for Further Details and Apply.


  1. Siduduziwe Sibanda

    I would like to apply for fully funded scholarship in Canada for masters degree

  2. I want fully funded scholarship in UBC in Canada for my master degree program in Human nutrition and food science. I want to apply for next September session. I need full funding through professors for my study at UBC. So it’s very urgent for me to get the next September session with fully funded scholarship

    • Foziya Abduljebar Ahmed

      Hello am Foziya Abduljebar from Ethiopia. I graduate by ICT Dep in DBA in some College by diploma. I want fully founded scholarship or undergraduate scholarship. thanks full for giving this chance.

  3. Desta Hailu Desta

    Hi Dear
    i am from africa & i am too intersted to get the chance of scholarship in your university in the field of social work in phD programme. now i have MSW degree & BA degree in psychology currently i am working in correctional centers of my home country Ethiopia.what is faced in my work to me now is the behavior and attitude of my client is becaming chllenging. So i have decide to up grade my knowledge to solve my cleints problem. Just now i am waiting for scholarship to up grade my self to help my cleints but my 1st chooise is in your university

  4. Osman mahamed Hassan

    Firstly than you for giving us this opportunity. I’m from ethiopia studying nursing n it has been my dream to study abroad. if I’m selected i will be my dream becoming true.

  5. Hey I’m Feven from Ethiopia .I want to learn MSc in public health please help me to apply

  6. Please i wish to have a scholarship for an M.Sc program in Biochemistry

  7. Hello am Abeba Legesse I am graduated by civil engineering in 2018 and am too interested to study in your organization by Masters degree .

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