African Students MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme At University Of Edinburgh – UK...

African Students MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme At University Of Edinburgh – UK 2020

The University of Edinburgh MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme is offering the mastercard scholarships to African students who wants to pursue a degree in the institution.

The scholarship will provide full scholarships, including accommodation costs, living costs, travel and tuition fees to students taking courses on campus at Edinburgh.

This scholarship is provided to give African scholars the opportunity to become leaders to their communities and improve the lives of people when they get back home [Africa].

Application Deadline: 29th November 2019..

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Offered annually? Yes

Type: Masters

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Scotland, UK

Number of Awardees: 

  • 10 scholarships are available in 2019/2020 for Masters programmes

Eligible Field Of Study: Scholarships are available for the following Postgraduate Masters programmes:

  • MSc Africa and International Development
  • MSc Environment and Development
  • MSc Global Health Policy
  • LLM Human Rights
  • MA Product Design
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Systems

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

  • Be Africans.
  • Qualify academically for admission to the University of Edinburgh. We prefer that applicants apply to this scholarship BEFORE applying to the University.
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership and service skills to the community.
  • Must also be committed to returning to Africa following their graduation to give back to their home community and country.
  • be able to demonstrate financial needs.
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How To Apply: Click here to begin application process

Please Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information.

Award Provider: The MasterCard Foundation


  1. I will see this opportunity as a rare one if I was given the privilege of studying over there. I have bachelor of Arts in philosophy and bachelor of Law degrees in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Master in any of the two is okay.

  2. I will see this opportunity as a rare one if i was given the privilege to studying over there. I have bachelor of engineering in metallurgical and material engineering in the university of technology akure, Nigeria. Master in either petroleum resources or material science will be okay.

  3. I would like to be part of this rare opportunity if given a chance. I hold a post graduate diploma in dream is to impact knowledge to future generations of leaders.