African Students MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme At University Of Edinburgh – 2018

African Students MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme At University Of Edinburgh – 2018

The University of Edinburgh MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme is offering the mastercard scholarships to African students who wants to pursue a bachelors and masters 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: 30th November 2017.

Offered annually? Yes

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Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Scotland, UK

Eligible Field Of Study: 

  • All Undergraduate programmes

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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Number of Awardees: 

  • 25 scholarships are available in 2018/2019 for undergraduate programmes
  • 10 scholarships are available in 2018/2019 for Masters programmes

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.