University of Pretoria MasterCard Foundation Scholarships 2021/2022 Mainly for Africans (Fully-Funded)
The University of Pretoria Mastercard Foundation Scholarships for 2021-2022: University of Pretoria (UP) in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation is happy to announce the Statement of the scholarship application. This is for high-achieving African Students who wish to enroll in a postgraduate degree program.
So, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) aims at transforming the continent of Africa. Its purpose is to support academically talented students who are financially disadvantaged but has great potential to impact Africa positively via their knowledge, skills, attitudes and values as seen by their leadership.
The Sponsors-University of Pretoria MasterCard Foundation Scholarships
As seen above it’s in collaboration with The University of Pretoria and Master. Below are the main sponsors
1. Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mastercard
2. University of Pretoria, South Africa3. Scholarship Type: Full Funding
The Host Institution(s): University of Pretoria, South Africa
Scholarship Worth: found below at Scholarship Benefits
Number of Awards: Available for Several Study Level: Bothe Masters and PhD
Nationality: Mostly African students.
The University of Pretoria MasterCard Foundation Scholarships 2021-2022 | DETAILS
This MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) Provides full scholarships to students who got admission to study a postgraduate course at the University of Pretoria. All interested students are therefore encouraged to apply for the MCFSP supported programs to study at the university.
Eligibility and Criteria
Every Applicant must have been given admission to study a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Pretoria. Also, the student’s number is needed to complete the MCFSP application to be accompanied by academic records and other supporting documents required.
All details provided must be true and correct as any falsification of information on the application form may lead to disqualification from the scholarship.
Note: Applicants must be willing to return to their home country and contribute to the development of the same after completion of their scholarship studies.
Below are the eligible courses:
The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Economic and Management SciencesFaculty of Humanities for Political Studies or International Studies only
The Faculty of Engineering- continuing students can apply
Scholarship Benefits Available to Students
• Full tuition fees
• Accommodation and food in a UP residence or UP-accredited accommodation
• Modest monthly stipend.
• Textbooks and all printed materials
• Provision of Medical aid cover for the study duration
This requires a Reasonable travel allowance including flight to and from the applicant’s home country.
• Leadership development opportunities.
• Offers Academic advising and counseling support.
Scholarships Application Procedures
Here are the steps to apply:
First, all interested students are to apply for admissions. Its an application for admission at the University of Pretoria that is fully online at www.up.ac.za/apply. After this, apply for a postgraduate scholarship
You can download the Postgraduate scholarship application form here (PDF).
Thereafter, click the following link for Application Instructions
Note: That Application Deadline for MCFSP opens open on 1 May 2021 and closes on 31 October 2021.