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Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2019 KNUST Full Funding

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Application are open for the prestigious Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2019/20 at KNUST. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant University education. 
The Scholars Program embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will further the goal of social and economic transformation of Africa.
How to Apply Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2019
Application for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2019 can be made by interested candidates that need to study in KNUST, at the scholarships program web page (read further and apply)

Scholarship Description

Scholarship Applications Deadline

The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2019 applications deadline for applicants is March 29, 2019.

Course Level
Scholarships are available to pursue bachelor, master, postgraduate programme.
Field of Study
Dean’s International Postgraduate Research Scholarship are awarded to carry their available research at the universities.
Scholarship Award
The scholarships award is worth
  • A Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation and monthly stipend).
  • Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build societal relationships and scholars’ capacity.
  • Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, life and career coaching, and tutoring.
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give-Back), and uniquely sourced internships.
  • The opportunity to be enrolled on an accelerated Master’s Degree after undergraduate studies with an MCF Partner institution in the USA.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and the Global Scholars Community.
  • An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.
Applicant must be an international student (applicants from any country).
Study Location
Scholarship are offered for  study in Kumasi, Ghana.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • All Applicants with WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’Level and A’Level or their equivalent Results from an accredited/recognised institution and Certificate Ready and Satisfies KNUST’s Admission Requirements.
Note: NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be accepted.
  • The Applicant must have Critical Economic Needs.
  • The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).
  • Females and Physically Challenged Applicants shall be given top priority.
  • All Subjects are considered; however, there is Preference for Science Students.
  • The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.
Application Procedure
How to Apply
It’s important all candidates go through application procedure/requirements carefully and review before applying for scholarship.
In order to apply
  • Applicants need Download a copy of the 2019/2020 application form here!
  • Submit the completed application form THROUGH EMS/ any other courier mail to:
The Program Manager
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST Secretariat
℅ Office of the Dean of Students
Private Mail Bag

KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

Note: When submitting your scholarship application form to the Secretariat, submit these additional documents
The print out of KNUST’s online admission
Original Certificates for both O’Level and A’Level results or their equivalent.
Scholarship Website
Application for this scholarship is carried out online at the scholarship page, click below link

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