2016 MCF free scholarship at Ashesi University College, Ghana

AshesiThe MasterCard Scholarship Foundation in collaboration with Ashesi University College is awarding significant full and free scholarships to qualified undergraduate students who need such financial assistance to pursue bachelor’s degree.

Please note that half of the scholarships funded by the Master Card Foundation will be awarded to international students. This scholarship is a full scholarship and shall  cover the full cost of tuition, but also includes housing in Ashesi residence halls, meals on campus, a free laptop, spending money and annual trips home for international students after the second year.

Scholarship info

Scholarships will be awarded to local and non-Ghanaian students from low income and middle income families. Families who are unable to afford the full fees of the university should complete a financial aid application form and return it within the stipulated deadline  with their admissions application. The Scholarship Committee will determine the amount of your award on the basis of demonstrated need and the strength of your application.

You will be required  to submit a letter explaining why you need a scholarship. Families will be required to submit bank statements, pay slips and any other relevant financial documents . The more financial information you provide to support your inability to pay the full fees, the easier it will be to process your request and award you a full scholarship.

Academic Eligibility

Students who receive scholarships typically achieve mostly A’s and B’s on their transcripts and national exam results

The decision to make an offer of admission is done independently of scholarship applications and decisions. The Admissions Office first determines which applicants are most qualified to attend Ashesi. A Scholarship Committee then makes an independent decision regarding scholarship awards.

Notification period

The admissions office will give you a date you can expect to hear back from Ashesi, based on the date you applied. You will receive both your admission and scholarship decision at the same time.

Application Deadline

Early Admissions:

Application Deadline: 31st March, 2016

Regular Admissions:

Application Deadline: 30th June, 2016

Late Application:

Application Deadline: 25th August, 2016

How to apply

Please visit here for more info on how to apply

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