Application Deadline: Scholarships are Ongoing
Eligible Countries: Scholarships are for applicants from Sub-Saharan African countries
Scholarship Country: Scholarships will be taken in Duke University, USA
Eligible Fields of Study: Only programs offered at the university.
Award Info: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Duke University represent the intellect and energy of the youth of Sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation has committed a financial base of $13.5 million to educate seven classes of five students — a total of 35 students — over the next 10 years.
The Duke University class of 2016, 2017 and 2018 include 15 of these outstanding scholars selected not only for their academic capabilities, but also for their desire to become change agents in Africa. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars studying at Duke University are from South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mauritius, and Zimbabwe.
One of Duke’s great advantages for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars is the network of resources the university provides to scholars, their families, and students who are interested in the program.
Scholarship Type:Only undergraduate taught programs
Selection Criteria and Eligibility: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Duke is open to students from sub-Saharan Africa who demonstrate financial need, academic ability and merit, and demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of others in their communities.
Students must apply to Duke first, and are then considered for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.
Number of Scholarships: About 5 scholarships each year
Value of Scholarship: These are full scholarships and mentorship programs
Duration of Scholarship: For the entire duration of the program.
How to Apply: By simply applying to Duke University all students from Africa will be considered for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program based on academic talent, financial need, and interest in improving their communities.
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