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Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology, 2023

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July 31, 2023

The Mastercard Foundation is offering scholarship opportunities to Africans who are looking at undergoing a degree program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant university education.

Applications Deadline: 31st July 2023 at 17:00GMT

Eligible Countries: Ghana and other African countries

Type: Undergraduate

Number of Scholarships: Several

Duration of Scholarship: Full period of study

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.


  • All Applicants must have a WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’Level and A’Level or their equivalent Results from an accredited/recognized institution and Certificate Ready and must meet KNUST’s Admission Requirements. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be accepted. Applicant’s result must be at least a year old.
  • The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.
  • The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).
  • Females and Physically Challenged Applicants shall be given top priority.
  • The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.

How to Apply: Download Application Form

Submit the completed application form by hand to:

The Program Manager, 
MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST, 
No 1 Africa Hall Impact Building
KNUST, Kumasi
AK 315 4897

Source: mcf.knust.edu.gh

9 thoughts on “Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology, 2023”

  1. Good day, thanks for this opportunity, apart from people leaving in ghana, can nigeria citizen submit the form after filling through his or her friend in Ghana? Are they offering medical courses?.

    1. Yes, as far as you are an African, then you are invited to apply. And as for your second question, you will have to visit KNSUT official website to find out.

  2. Please is this scholarship limited to science students alone or people offering arts subject too can apply

  3. Please is this scholarship limited to science students alone or people offering arts subject too can apply???

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