MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program,2018
The Program Design
The University of Pretoria-MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (UP-MCFSP) is uniquely designed to provide Scholars with holistic support, including:
Comprehensive scholarships (tuition fees, living expenses, books, stipends, transportation);
Academic support in the chosen programme;
Mentoring and counseling support;
Service and experiential learning (volunteerism, internships, social entrepreneurship); and
Advise on CV writing and interview skills to apply for jobs in the scholar’s countries.
The MasterCard Foundation offers a full scholarship to students who have applied for and been admitted to one of the following undergraduate study programmes at the University of Pretoria:
Faculty of Engineering
BEng (Industrial Engineering)
BEng (Chemical Engineering)
BEng (Civil Engineering)
BEng (Electrical Engineering)
BEng (Electronic Engineering)
BEng (Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering)
BEng (Mining Engineering)
BEng (Computer Engineering)
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
BCom (Accounting Science)
BCom (Financial Science)
BCom (Agribusiness Management)
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
BScAgric (Food Science and Technology)
BScAgric (Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness Management)
BScAgric (Animal Science)
BScAgric (Plant Pathology)
BScAgric (Applied Plant and Soil Sciences)
Postgraduate Study Programmes
Master’s degree applicants in the above-mentioned fields may also apply.
Honour’s candidates will be considered if they are prepared to commit to continuing to a Master’s degree.
THERE ARE NO PhD SCHOLARSHIPS.
Candidates should be citizens from Sub-Saharan African country.
Applicants should come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and demonstrate financial neediness.
Candidates should demonstrate leadership potential and ought to be involved in a giving back project eg. in a community, at school, church etc
Academic excellence is paramount and students have to maintain a high academic average at all times.
Candidates need to be first time applicants as first year students in the degree programme.