Published: 01 Jan 1970 13,160 views
Applications are now being accepted from eligible students of both Bachelor’s and Master’s level, for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Sciences Po 2019/2020 academic session.
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Sciences Po aims to support 120 talented African students through their studies and to offer the next generation of leaders a world-class social science education, so they can go on to become changemakers in their home countries.
The scholarships are awarded for a period of three years for the Bachelor’s degree, two years for the Master’s degree and one month for the Summer School. Over six years (2017 – 2022), the Scholars Program will fund:
20 scholarships to complete the Sciences Po Bachelor of Arts programme, Africa specialisation
40 scholarships to complete a Master’s programme at one of our seven graduate schools
60 scholarships reserved for Mastercard Foundation Scholars studying at other partner universities and who would like to attend Sciences Po Summer School.
|January 31, 2019
|School to study
|African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, African Leadership Academy, American University of Beirut, Arizona State University, Ashesi University, BRAC, CAMFED, Carnegie Mellon University , Duke University, EARTH University, Equity Group Foundation, FAWE - Nigeria, KNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology), Makerere University, McGill University, Michigan State University, Stanford University, University of British Columbia, University of California Berkeley, University of Cape Coast, University of Edinburgh, University of Gondar, University of Pretoria, University of Toronto, UniversitÃ© d'Abomey Calavi, Wellesley College
|Men and Women
12 full scholarships are offered for 2019 to cover all tuition fees and living costs. These scholarships are reserved for Mastercard Foundation Scholars studying at another of the Foundation's partner universities (undergraduate or graduate level).
The scholarship is awarded for the duration of the Summer School's June session (one month).
The Summer School offers two programmes, one in social sciences and the other in French. Scholarship winners choose one of the two programmes and also get to take a specific 24-hour course focused on transformative leadership in the African context.
Eligible applicants must meet all of the following criteria: