Fully Funded Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cambridge 2023-2024


Do you wish to study at the University of Cambridge? Applications for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is now open for students who wish to enroll for their degree program.

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program provides successful African candidates with living stipend, tuition costs, covers the cost of travel and visas, accommodation and meals, allowance for a laptop and health cover.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mastercard Foundation


Scholarship Type: Full Funding

Name of Institution(s): University of Cambridge, UK.

Scholarship Worth: Not specified


Number of Scholarships: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)

Nationality: Africans


Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cambridge, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be a citizen of an African country and demonstrate that they are from an economically marginalized, or economically disadvantaged, background.
  • Candidates must be ordinarily resident in an African country unless you can show temporary absence for study/work with an intention to return or unless you have been displaced.
  • Applicants must be applying for a one-year Master’s course at the University of Cambridge.
  • Prospective Scholars can apply across a wide range of disciplines.

Application Procedures

To be considered for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cambridge are to first apply for admission into an eligible program at the University of Cambridge before the deadline. Interested students are to select funding bodies they are interested in applying to, options are presented to the applicant. Once you select the Mastercard foundation scholars programme, you would be required to submit a mandatory personal statement.

Application Deadline: 5 December 2023

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