Makerere University in partnership with MasterCard Foundation offers scholarships to 1,000 academically bright but economically disadvantaged youth from Africa to study at Makerere University from 2013 to 2023.
Makerere University entered into a partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to offer a scholarship to 1000 bright youth from Africa to study at Makerere University from 2013 to 2024.
This is a project worth the US $20,989,965.15 implemented at Makerere University to develop the next generation of African Leaders and also to promote the strategic objectives of Makerere University and MasterCard Foundation in contributing to Africa’s higher education sector and development.
It implements the project under the leadership of the Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate. The Program recruits both national and international Scholars at the ratio of 90:10 respectively and female and male scholars at the ratio of 80:20 respectively.
Full MasterCard Scholarships- Brief Description
Makerere University is Uganda’s largest and third-oldest institution of higher learning. Today, Makerere University is composed of 9 Colleges and one school offering programs for about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.
The Program offers comprehensive student support, that includes;
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Makerere University will have six cohorts of Scholars with the first cohort of 50 Scholars.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
The scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate and postgraduate program in the field of
- Basic Sciences
- Mass Communication
- Veterinary Medicine
- Bachelor of Laws
- Human Medicine / Pharmacy
The scholarship is hosted by the Makerere University, Uganda.
The scholarship is open to students from Uganda and Sub-Saharan Africa countries.
Full MasterCard Scholarships Application Procedure:
Download Program Brochure – MCF Brochure
How do I get more information?
- Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Makerere University P O Box 7062 Kampala Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +256 414 540 184, +256 414 597 907
Full MasterCard Scholarships Application Deadline
This scholarship is open to every academic year.
Makerere University Full MasterCard Scholarships-FAQs
What does MasterCard scholarship cover?
MasterCard Foundation Scholars receive a comprehensive scholarship equivalent to the costs associated with earning a Bachelors or Masters degree, which includes travel, tuition, Berkeley student fees, visa and SEVIS fees, housing, food, living expenses, and cohort signature programs which will focus on leadership
How do I get a MasterCard scholarship?
Carefully research the Program website of the university of your choice to learn the specific details about eligibility criteria, requirements, deadlines, and other application instructions.
Select the institution and program you want to apply to.
Prepare the necessary documents to submit.
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