MasterCard Foundation Scholarship 2022-2023 at University of Pretoria

MasterCard Foundation Scholarship 2022-2023 at University of Pretoria

MasterCard Foundation Scholarship 2022-2023 at University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria in South Africa is currently inviting high intelligent African young leaders to take a chance on their current ongoing MasterCard Foundation Scholarship programme which is situated for the 2022-2023 academic session.

The scholarship program is a fully funded one and varies depending on the course duration of the candidate. The valued amount is not specified but over the years the scholarship scheme have been one of the most competitive African Scholars program and basically awarded on the basis of first come, first serve, and previous academic records often plays a huge role.

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program have been invoke for over a decade now with over $500 million global initiatives and it’s keen to ensuring adequate education and development among next generation leaders who in-turn will contribute to the social and economic transformation. The programme is being funded by both the University of Pretoria (UP) and Mastercard Foundation (MCF) to support the African system of education, and often termed as the best masters scholarship in the continent. The program is mainly for students who have applied into the following listed faculties; Postgraduate Study Programmes, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Faculty of Humanities for entry into the BPolSci (Political Studies or International Studies only), Honours and Masters degree applications will be accepted in the fields of Engineering (continuing students only).

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Scholarship summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mastercard Foundation (MCF)

Host Institution(s): The University of Pretoria (UP)

Scholarship Worth: Full Funding (Amount not stated)

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: Africans

Requirements and eligibility criteria for the 2022 MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at University of Pretoria.

  • Interested applicant must be a citizen of any African countries.
  • Interested applicant must have a bachelors degree cert from a reputable school.
  • Interested applicant must come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and demonstrate financial neediness.
  • Interested candidates should demonstrate leadership potential and ought to be involved in a giving back project e. in a community, at school, church etc
  • Interested applicant is expected to be academically sound and should posses good CGPA from previous institution.

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Application Process for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship 2022-2023.

Interested applicants who meets the above requirements are expected to start their application process on 1st March and closes on the 30th August of the year proceeding the year of study. Follow the steps below for a successful application process.

Step 1:

Click on the Online Application Portal to start. Alternatively, you can submit a hard copy of your application form. For more information, dial +27 (0)12 420 4297/6621 or send an email to: for undergraduates and postgraduates inquiries.

Step 2:

After your application has been submitted, it will be evaluated by members of the relevant faculty. The faculty will inform you whether you have been admitted.

Step 3:

Once you have been admitted, please contact to commence the process to apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program immediately.

Step 4:

Successful Mastercard Foundation Scholars should have a passport to enable them to apply for a visa promptly.

Application Deadline: 30th August, 2022

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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