2015/2016 MasterCard Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship for Sub-Saharan African Students

mastercard2The ASU Foundation for a New American University and The MasterCard Foundation are awarding the Master card foundation scholarship to international students from sub-Saharan Africa with the lowest socioeconomic quintiles. The Scholarship program provides financial assistance equivalent to the costs related to the attainment of a bachelor’s degree, which must be obtained within eight semesters, or four academic years. Travels, tuition, housing, food, living expenses, internship experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will also be covered by the scholarship. The deadline for submission of application is December 1st 2014.

About scholarship

The ASU Foundation for a New American University and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce the availability of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at ASU. This prestigious scholarship recognizes international students from Sub-Saharan Africa who come from the lowest socioeconomic quintiles and show outstanding academic and leadership abilities.

Eligibility

  • First-time freshman seeking a bachelor’s degree
  • Citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Currently living in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

Selection criteria

  • Demonstration of service and leadership in school or community
  • Academic achievement and potential
  • Motivation and commitment to return to Sub-Saharan Africa after graduation and give back
  • Verification of disadvantaged socioeconomic status

Fields of study

All undergraduate courses offered at Arizona State University, USA

What the scholarship covers

The Scholarship will provide financial assistance equivalent to the costs related to the attainment of a bachelor’s degree, which must be obtained within eight semesters, or four academic years. Travels, tuition, housing, food, living expenses, internship experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will also be covered by the scholarship.

How to apply

  • The application for the 2015-16 academic year will open on August 1st, 2014
  • Scans of certified copies of transcripts and national exam results for last three years of secondary school must be emailed by December 1, 2014.
  • Recommendation forms must be submitted by December 15th, 2014.
  • Semi-finalists will be notified on February 13th, 2015.
  • Finalists will be determined by March 27, 2015.
  • All other candidates will be notified by April 6, 2015.

Contact the scholarship provider here for more information on how to apply.

Application deadline

The deadline for submission of application is December 1st 2014.

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  1. i am a kenyan boy from a humble background and i would please request for a sponsor or a scholarship in Kenyatta university

  2. I really appreciate the strategies that you have put in place to promote education in the third world countries that is excellent of you,i am looking forward to applying to your institution,keep it up

  3. I really appreciate the
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    promote education in the third world
    countries that is excellent of you. please I need your help I want to study abroad but nobody to sponsor me please help me get a scholarship I no you can do it. thanks in anticipation for your help. here is my number: 08147664213

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