Mastercard Foundation in partnership with McGill University, Canada is welcoming applications from African students for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program offers it beneficiaries the change to pursue a fully-funded Masters program at the partnered university and upon return to home countries are also offered internships to enhance their skills.
A central goal of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is 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.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mastercard Foundation/ McGill University
Scholarship to be taken at: McGill University
Scholarship Type: Full Scholarships
Scholarship Worth: See scholarships benefits (below)
Number of Awards: Several (not stated).
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Also, Check: Lester B. Pearson International Students Scholarship at University of Toronto
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill | Eligibility Criteria
There are no specific eligibility criteria for this program, but applicants for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill should note;
- Scholarships are for scholars from the sub-Saharan Africa
- Prospective applicants can find the full list of MCF eligible programs here.
- Applicants should have completed their first degree progam prior to applying to Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill
- Selection will be by nomination based on departmental admission proceedings.
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Components:
The scholarship, aside from covering full sponsorship, comprises of the following components
- Leadership Development
- Peer Mentorship
- Faculty Mentorship and
See Also: Fully-Funded UBC Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Study in Canada
How-to-Apply: Candidates applying for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill must first apply for a course at McGill University to pursue a Masters (Non-thesis) program. Nominations and selections are there after made from candidates department applied to study.
- Select Eligible Course of Study
- Verify that they are eligible to apply.
- If the minimum requirements are met, the applicant may request nomination from the department via email.
This request should have the following information enclosed:
- University Transcript
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Short Personal Statement (max. 350 words).
If an applicant has been nominated, they will be prompted to create an account on the uApply portal and share the username with the nominating department.
Application Deadline: now OPEN for Fall 2021
yes! I am interest?
No link for application form.. Some one should link me up.
Hello Jude, to apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill, you must first apply for a course at McGill University to pursue a Masters (Non-thesis) program. Nominations and selections are there after made from candidates department.
Wishing this opportunity to change or enhance my career and to change my life to the bright future may bless Canada.
Thank you very kindly for this offer. Hope to be among the lucky winner for 2022/2023 session.
All the best, Adefisa
On behalf of StartUpAfrica, and Kehosa Investments LLC, we would like to submit applications for students whom we gave been mentoring and supporting.
We applaud your scholarship program. We seek strategic collaboration with you to select qualified and deserving candidates for you.
Armstrong, please kindly guide your students through the application procedures based on the information provided. Thanks for your commendations
is the McGill or UBC application still open
is this scholarship still open to new applications?
Hello Oludare, the scholarship is not open yet for the 2021/22 session.
This is a brilliant offer. I ‘m extremely excited to apply and if accepted and admitted I will, however, instantly come for my Master degree.
Karay Kang Karay
This is an awesome offer for some of us. I am very glad to apply for this scholarship to persue higher in my academic career to serve my counntry and society. I will be very glad if am given this great opportunity to aspire higher and serve.
Please, his did you apply? I’m trying to apply but can’t find any link
Hello Solomon, Hello Jude, to apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill, you must first apply for a course at McGill University to pursue a Masters (Non-thesis) program. Nominations and selections are there after made from candidates department.