Fully Funded 2018/2019 MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program at Ashesi University College – Ghana

Using a $13 million partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, Ashesi University College will award significant financial aid to qualified undergraduate students who need such financial help to pursue bachelors degree.

Application Deadlines:

Early Deadline: 29th March 2018
Regular Deadline: 28th June 2018

Award Info: Typically, these scholarships will be awarded to students from low income and middle income families. Note that any family that cannot afford the full fees should complete a financial aid application form and return it with their admissions application. The Scholarship Committee will decide the amount of your award on the basis of demonstrated need and the strength of your application.

Half of the scholarships funded by the Master Card Foundation will be awarded to non-Ghanaians. This scholarship covers not only the full tuition, but also includes housing in Ashesi’s residence halls, meals on campus, a free laptop, spending money and annual trips home for international students after the second year.

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Number of Awards: Limited number of scholarships will be available.

Value of Scholarship: Scholars at Ashesi are some of the best and brightest students from across the African continent, and will receive a holistic education that includes:

Comprehensive Scholarships: Students receive financial support for fees, books and supplies, transportation, accommodation, and stipends.
Life-long Skills: Scholars at Ashesi benefit from enrichment in skill areas relevant to success, such as critical thinking, communications, and entrepreneurship.
Transition Support: Scholars will receive support during their transition into Ashesi, and the workforce, with mentoring, career counseling, internships and other life skills coaching.
Give-Back Component: An integral component s the commitment to give back to their communities. Students will get to actively work on this through volunteer and community service opportunities.
Career Opportunities : Since Ashesi’s inception, some 90% of our graduates have stayed to work and contribute to growth and development in Africa; over 95% our graduates receive job offers within months of graduation.
A Global Alumni Network: Graduates of the Programme will be connected through a network that offers information, resources, and opportunities to learn from other scholars and Ashesi graduates around the world.
Duration of Program: 4 years

How to apply:

Online Application:
Click here to open Online Application Form

Paper Application:
If you prefer to fill a paper application, download and complete the forms below:
Download Application Form
Download Scholarship Form
Submit your Completed Forms:

By Post:
Admissions Office
Ashesi University College
PMB CT3, Cantonments,
Accra, Ghana

By E-mail
Scan completed application and email to: admissions@ashesi.edu.gh

Ashesi University College,
1 University Avenue,
Berekuso, Ghana

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