CMU-Africa 2024 Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (Fully-Funded)
We’re seeking applications from qualified individuals for the CMU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) has joined forces with the Mastercard Foundation to assist students whose potential and commitment surpass their financial means.
CMU-Africa is a member of a worldwide network consisting of 33 Scholars Program partners—dedicated institutions working towards nurturing the next generation of African leaders. After successfully finishing the program, these scholars take the lead in driving positive changes within their communities, actively contributing to meaningful transformations across the continent.
CMU-Africa, a key player in the global network of 33 Scholars Program partners, stands at the forefront of developing Africa’s emerging leaders. Through a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, the program empowers talented individuals who may face financial constraints, providing them with a transformative education. Beyond the classroom, CMU-Africa fosters a community where scholars not only acquire knowledge and skills but also emerge as catalysts for positive change. As graduates, they are poised to lead impactful transformations within their communities, contributing to the ongoing development and progress of the African continent.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): CMU-Africa and Mastercard Foundation
Host Institution(s): Carnegie Mellon University Africa
Scholarship Worth: Fully-Funded
Number of Awards: Several
Scholarship Level: Graduates
Nationality: International Students
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the CMU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program:
- Applicants must be international students
- Applicants must be in financial need
- Academic talent: Scholars value learning and have the drive to complete their education
- Commitment to giving back: Scholars have demonstrated a commitment to improving their communities
- Potential to lead: Scholars will become role models, mentors, and change-makers
- Applicants must first be admitted to one of CMU-Africa’s degree programs.
Benefits for the CMU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program:
- The scholarship covers application preparation support, orientation, tuition and fees, health insurance, travel and basic living expenses, project, and entrepreneurship support. Scholars also have access to a range of resources that support their well-being and academic success.
- Scholars benefit from tailored activities to prepare them for the workplace. Throughout their studies, they participate in professional development activities including, but not limited to, internship and career fairs, networking opportunities with industry leaders, one-on-one career coaching that prepare them to pursue their goals upon graduation.
- Leadership development: Scholars develop leadership skills through participation in student clubs, community service, and a variety of programs that equip students to become change-makers.
Application Procedures for the CMU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (How to Apply):
To apply for the CMU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, follow these two essential steps:
Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
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