2018 MasterCard Foundation Scholarships At KNUST, Ghana

2018 MasterCard Foundation Scholarships At KNUST, Ghana

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is offering foundation scholarships to economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant university education.

This scholarship program covers :

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid accommodation, learning materials and uniforms, transportation and stipend
  • Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build relationships and scholar capacity.
  • Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, life and career coaching and tutoring.
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community service and mentoring (Go-back Give- Back) and uniquely sourced internship.
  • An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of MasterCard Foundation Scholars Alumni
  • The opportunity to be enrolled on an accelerated Master’s Degree after undergraduate studies with an MCF Partner institution in the USA.

Application Deadline: 11th May, 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Ghana and other African countries

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To be taken at: The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Ghana

Number of Scholarships: several

Value of Scholarship: The Scholarship includes;

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation and monthly stipend).
  • Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build societal relationships and scholars’ capacity.
  • Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, life and career coaching, and tutoring.
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give- Back), and uniquely sourced internships.
  • An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and the Global Scholars Community.
  • The opportunity to be enrolled on an accelerated Master’s Degree after undergraduate studies with an MCF Partner institution in the USA.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be African
  • have Critical Economic Needs.
  • be prepared to Go-Back And Give-Back to his or her Community.
  • have WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’Level or their equivalent Results from an accredited/recognised institution and Certificate Ready and Satisfies KNUST’s Admission Requirements. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be accepted.
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How To Apply: Interested applicants are advised to download a copy of the application form.

  • Submit the completed application form THROUGH EMS/ any other courier mail to:

The Program Manager,
MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST,
℅ Office of the Dean of Students, KNUST
Private Mail Bag
Kumasi, Ghana

International Applicants

When submitting your scholarship application form to the Secretariat, submit these additional documents

  1. The print out of KNUST’s online admission
  2. Both O’Level and A’Level results or their equivalent

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Award of the Scholarship will be published on the Program’s website

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Sponsors: MasterCard Foundation

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