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APPLY || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

APPLY || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

APPLY || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)


APPLY || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

2023/24 Application is currently ongoing for Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded). || Fully funded for international students.

ABOUT|| Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

A fully financed master’s scholarship is available to overseas students under the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2023–2024. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) seeks out academically gifted but economically underprivileged young people in Africa who would support the change of the continent via their leadership by sharing their knowledge, attitudes, skills, and values.

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SUMMARY || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

  • Level of Study: Masters
  • Institution(s): University of Pretoria
  • Study in: South Africa
  • Opportunity Focus Areas: See list below
  • Program Period: Two years
  • Deadline: October 31, 2022

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COURSES OFFERED || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

  • Faculty of Engineering – continuing students are eligible to apply
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mining Engineering
  • Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
    • Food Science and Technology
    • Agricultural Economics / Business Management
    • Animal Science
    • Plant Pathology
    • Applied Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
    • Humanities PolSci (Political Studies)
    • PolSci (International Studies)
  • Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
    • Accounting Sciences
    • Financial Sciences
    • Economics
    • Informatics
    • Agribusiness Management

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COVERAGE || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

Mastercard Foundation Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for Africans. It will cover:

  • Accommodation and meals in a UP residence or UP-accredited accommodation
  • Full tuition fees
  • A modest monthly stipend
  • Medical aid cover for the duration of the study
  • Textbooks and printed material
  • VISA costs
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Reasonable travel costs (including flight ticket) to and from your home
  • Academic advising and counseling support

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

To qualify for Mastercard Foundation Scholarship, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: African countries
  • You must have been admitted into a degree at UP. You will need your student number to complete the MCFSP application, which must be accompanied by your academic records and other supporting documents
  • Open to young Africans who are interested in studying at postgraduate levels.

HOW TO APPLY || Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (2023) (Fully Funded)

Please follow the following application instructions to avail Mastercard Foundation Scholarship:

(1) You may apply online here.

  • To use the online Application system, you will need Internet access and an email address that you can access regularly. As soon as you submit your online application, a student number (EMPLID) will be sent to this email address as confirmation of receipt.
  • Alternatively, you can submit a hard copy of your application form to the following address:
    University of Pretoria
    Student Service Centre, Hatfield
    Pretoria 0028, South Africa

(2) The application will be evaluated by members of the relevant faculty and you will be informed of the outcome. Postgraduate applicants are required to have their certificate verified by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Please visit

(3) Download application forms for the MCFSP from here.

Application inquiries can be directed to:
Tel: 012 420 4297



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