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.

MasterCard Programs

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 (Economics)

  • BCom (Informatics)

  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.

SCHOLARSHIP LINK

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