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2023/2024 Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at University of Cape Town

2023/2024 Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at University of Cape Town

2023/2024 Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at University of Cape Town.

The University of Cape Town (UCT) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation is inviting applications from interested candidates for the 2023/2024 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program targeted at qualified African students for both undergraduate and masters degree study programmes at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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The program is an initiative that provides academically talented young people from economically disadvantaged communities in Africa with access to quality university education.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Cape Town, Mastercard Foundation

Host Institution(s): University of Cape Town

Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship Benefits (below)

Number of Awards: Not specified

Study Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Nationality: Africans


Mastercard Foundation Scholarships 2023 | DETAILS

The Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at the University of Cape Town ensure a premium educational package that will produce graduates whose qualifications are internationally recognised and locally applicable, and whose transition into the workforce is underpinned by values of engaged citizenship and social justice. The scholarships cover the full period of study and are renewable annually subject to satisfactory performance and participation in the activities and opportunities offered by the programme.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered eligible for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarships applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be Africans who are willing to enroll in an undergraduate or postgraduate studies at University of Cape Town.
  • Must be academically talented – value learning and are driven to complete their education.
  • Must be economically disadvantaged – facing significant financial barriers to completing their education.
  • Must be committed to giving back – investing in their communities, using the skills and knowledge that they have acquired.
  • Must demonstrate that they are committed to embracing ethical leadership and making a positive change in their home communities.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Comprehensive financial assistance with visa applications, travel, tuition, living expenses, medical aid and accommodation.
  • Academic and peer mentor support.
  • Career and internship opportunities in Africa, service learning, experiential learning – career guidance and support for transition to further study or the workforce.
  • Leadership development and training.
  • Alumni networks for further support.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the University of Cape Town – Mastercard Foundation Scholarships 2023 are to apply online on or before the application deadline.

Application Window: March to July

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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