2020 McGill University MasterCard Foundation Scholarships – Canada

The McGill University, Canada in conjuction with the MasterCard Foundation Scholars is inviting applications from individuals who are willing to undergo a degree program at the Institution. This scholarship program will provide academically talented, economically disadvantaged young people from Africa with access to quality university education

Application Deadline: 31st January 2020

2020 McGill University MasterCard Foundation Scholarships  – Canada

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries

To be taken at (country): McGill University Canada

Type: Masters (Non Thesis)

Value Of Scholarship: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at McGill will receive a holistic set of financial, social, and academic supports throughout their education and during their post-graduate transitions.

Eligibility:  To be eligible, applicants must;

  1. Be admissible to one of the eligible programs at McGill University (see Program List below);
  2. Have never completed any graduate studies;
  3. Be nominated by a professor of a recognized Mastercard Foundation Partner University, or;
  4. Be nominated by a current McGill Professor or Staff Member ( Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program – 2020 Nomination Form.pdf);
  5. Be a citizen of and have lived a significant part of your life in a Sub-Saharan African Country (see List of Eligible Countries below);
  6. Have an exceptional record of service and activity in your school and/or community;
  7. Have an intent to return to your country immediately upon the completion of your degree with the goal of transforming your community through social and economic development;
  8. Demonstrate that your financial status is in the lowest two quintiles of your country.

Application Process: For further questions about the application and admission process please contact MCF [email protected]

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program – Eligible Masters Programs 2019 (click to download)

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program – List of Eligible Countries (Click to download)

Visit The Scholarship Website For More Information

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