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Fully Funded Mastercard Foundation Scholar Programme 2020/21 in UK

Fully Funded Mastercard Foundation Scholar Programme 2020/21 in UK

Fully Funded
Country: UK
City: Edinburgh
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The University of Edinburg at Edinburg, United Kingdom has 1o seats of Mastercard Foundation Scholar Programme 2020/21. This benefit is for students from Africa with great academic and leadership potential but few educational opportunities.

Scholarships are available for the following postgraduate programs:

  • MSc Africa and International Development
  • MSc Environment and Development
  • MSc Global Health Policy
  • LLM Human Rights
  • MA Design for Change
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Systems
  • MSc Carbon Finance
  • MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Scholarship award

The Mastercard Foundation Scholar Programme 2020/21  will cover the full tuition fees as well as expenses for accommodation and maintenance of 10 winner students.

On top of financial support, Scholars will participate in activities as part of the wider Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh including work-based placements, mentorship, and other activities during the academic year.

Eligibility criteria for Mastercard Foundation Scholar Programme 2020/21 

To be eligible for this scholarship, all applicants must

  • Be willing to apply for one of our eligible courses listed above as well as qualify academically for admission to the degree of their choice.
  • Be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country.
  • Should not have completed a postgraduate degree previously.
  • Demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community, and;
  • Be able to present economic circumstances which show they lack financial means to pursue higher education in their home country or elsewhere.

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The University of Edinburgh is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. With its establishment in 1582, the university is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. Moreover, the university is the second most popular university in the UK by the volume of applications. Furthermore, it has affiliations with 23 Nobel Prize winners, 2 Turing Award winners, 1 Abel Prize winner, 1 Fields Medal winner, 2 Pulitzer Prize winners. Also, it has alumni including 3 signatories of the American declaration of independence, 9 heads of state, 2 currently-sitting UK Supreme Court Justices, and several Olympic gold medallists. Above all, the university is in 18th position in the QS World University Rankings.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Open toAfrican students
OrganizerThe University of Edinburg



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