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.

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.

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

How To Apply: Click Here To Begin Application Process

For more information, click here.

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