2017 MasterCard Fully Funded Scholarship Program at McGill University, Canada

mastercard-foundation-scholarship2The 2017 MasterCard scholarship at McGill University, Canada is now open for application. This scholarship program provides academically talented young leaders from low income backgrounds the opportunity to study in a world class university and acquire qualitative education. It’s a fully funded scholarship and will cover expenses like tuition fees, accommodation, living expenses, flight fare etc

Eligibility

In order to apply for this scholarship, the following requirement has to be met:

  • You must qualify academically for admission to McGill University. Please note that admission is competitive; see Admissions Guide.
  • You must be a first-time applicant to university (transfer applicants are not eligible).
  • You must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country. French-speaking applicants are welcome; see List of Eligible Countries.
  • You must have an exceptional record of service and activity in your school and/or community.
  • You must have the potential for meaningful future service to your community as a leader engaged in dynamic local and global social change.
  • You must have the potential for meaningful future service to your community as a leader engaged in dynamic local and global social change.
  • You must be from a low-income background. Your financial status will be verified.
  • You must be committed to returning to Africa after graduation to continue to give back to your community and country.
  • You must demonstrate an exceptional record of service and leadership in your school and/or your community. This may include organizing youth programs, assuming leadership roles in school activities, participating in clubs and teams, taking on responsibilities at home, advocacy and/or volunteering in your community.

Fields of study

Selected undergraduate programs at McGill University, Canada.

What the scholarship covers

The MasterCard scholarship is fully funded and will cover expenses like tuition fees, accommodation, living expenses, flight fare etc.

How to apply

To apply for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, you must submit an online application for admission to McGill University. The online application can be found at http://www.mcgill.ca/applying/apply. Because undergraduate applicants to The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program do not have to pay the $103.12 application fee, you must follow a special application procedure. You will find detailed instructions on this special procedure, and complete information about applying to McGill as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar, in The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Application Form ( pdf). Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.

Application deadline

Ensure that you submit an application for admission to McGill University before December 10, 2016, and all supporting documents must be received by January 10, 2017.

Important points to note

  • The MasterCard scholarship is usually awarded to outstanding applicants from low income backgrounds who cannot afford to study abroad.
  • You must first submit an online application for admission to McGill University to be considered for this award
  • The deadline for submission of application is December 10th 2016 and supporting documents must be received by January 10th

 

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