Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Duke University, USA

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Duke University, USA


  1.       Mastercard Foundation is partnering with Duke University, USA to offer 100% free Undergraduate  scholarship to Africa students who are from economically disadvantaged communities but could not continue as a result of poor family background, for 2018/2019 academic session.

  1. Brief description : The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme(MCFSP) for African students is now open for candidates who wants to apply at Duke University  for 2018/2019 academic year.

  2. Eligibility and criteria:
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  4.   Candidates who are applying for this scholarship MUST meet up with the following criteria;
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  6. *Must be a resident and a citizen of sub-Saharan Africa
  7. *Must have strong academic performance 
  8. *Must demonstrate interest and capacity for voluntary services and school/community activities
  9. *Must posses leadership potential
  10. *Will be willing to cope with change and have interest foreign countries and culture
  11. *Must be financially unstable and from lowest income bracket in country of origin
  12. *Must be willing to return to serve their home country and enhance economic growth and social development at the end of the program
  13. * Must have successfully completed their secondary education  with good grades
  14. *Transfer students are not eligible
  15. *Must meet up with academic qualifications for admission into Duke University, USA.

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  18. Benefits: To offer full scholarship and mentorship program.

  19. Duration:Full number of years as according to course duration
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  21.     Application deadline:-
  22.  Candidates must submit application before 1st November, 2017 for early decision. Then 1st January, 2018 for regular decision.
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  24.   Scholarship worth- 100%
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  26.  Eligible countries- Sub-Saharan African students.

  27. Scholarship offered since: 2012

  28. Type of scholarship: Undergraduate Scholarship programme.

  29. Number of scholarship spaces:  5 undergraduate scholarships each year.

  30. Eligible Field of study: All courses offered at Duke University, USA.

  31. HOW TO APPLY:
  32.     To apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at Duke University,
  33. submit an online application  to Duke university through Common application

  34. Important link
  35. view scholarship webpage

  1.                        FAQ ;

  1. Who sponsors this Scholarship? :
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  3. Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme (MCFSP),at Duke University, USA.

  4. Can you tell me more about this Scholarship?
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  6.       The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with Duke University, Canada,to provide full(100%) tuition scholarships to undergraduate students from Sub-Saharan Africa.The institution will receive §13.5million in funding from the foundation to support over 35scholars throughout their course of study, over the next 10 years.
  7.      Students applying must have demonstrated academic talents,economically disadvantaged and have personal commitment towards giving back to their countries .
  8.      Other participating institutions includes;
  9. 1. African Leadership Academy

  10. 2. African Institute For 
  11. Mathematical Sciences

  12. 3. American University of Beirut-Faculty of Health Sciences

  13. 4. Ashesi University

  14. 5. Arizona State University

  15. 6. BRAC

  16. 7. Camfed

  17. 8. Carnegie Mellon University-Rwanda

  18. 9. Duke University

  19. 10. Earth University

  20. 11. Equity Group Foundation Wings To Fly

  21. 12. FAWE

  22. 13. KNUST

  23. 14. Makerere University

  24. 15. MCGill University

  25. 16. Michigan State University

  26. 17. Stanford University

  27. 18. University of British Columbia

  28. 19. University of California,Berkeley

  29. 20. University of Cape Town

  30. 21. University of Edinburgh

  31. 22. University of Pretoria

  32. 23. University of Toronto

  33. 24. Wellesley College 
  34.  The estimated cost of this scholarship is §700 Million

For enquiries about Mastercard Scholarship Foundation at Duke University, USA, Visit scholarship page

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