The University of Edinburgh calls application for Mastercard Scholars Program to provide postgraduate scholarships to students from Africa with great academic and leadership potential but few educational opportunities. This scholarship scheme generously supports students undertaking the following postgraduate (MSc) programs
21 scholarships are available for the 2021/22 academic year, which will cover the full tuition fees and expenses for accommodation and maintenance. 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.
In order to be eligible for Mastercard Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh, applicants must
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|
|Organizer||The University of Edinburgh|