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Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology (KNUST) MasterCard Foundation Scholarships For African Undergraduate Students 2024/2025

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.

It embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure student academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will further social and economic change for Africa.


MasterCard Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Application DeadlineMarch 31, 2024
Country to studyGhana
School to studyKNUST (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology)
TypeUndergraduate
SponsorMastercard Foundation
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of MasterCard Foundation Undergraduate 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.

Requirements for MasterCard Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

  1. 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.
  2. The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.
  3. The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).
  4. The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.
  5. The Applicant must not be enrolled in any tertiary institution.

Priority shall be given to;

  • Females
  • Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, etc.)
  • Persons with Disability

Application Documents

When submitting your scholarship application form to the Secretariat, submit these additional documents;

  • The printout of your application for admission at KNUST.
  • Original Certificates for both O’Level and A’Level results or their equivalent results.

Application Deadline

March 31, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Mastercard Foundation on mcf.knust.edu.gh to apply

Download the application form here (pdf)

For more details, visit Mastercard Foundation Website


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