Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) invites applications for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in Ghana for the 2022/23 academic year.

The goal of the scholarship is to raise the next generation of ethical and transformative leaders. Leaders who would influence positive forward-looking changes in their respective home countries specifically and on the African Continent as a whole.

MCFSP at KNUST provides comprehensive scholarships for access to quality university education. These scholarships are for QUALIFIED academically talented, yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa.

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Worth of Award

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation and a 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.
  • An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and the Global Scholars Community.
  • The opportunity to be enrolled on an accelerated Master’s Degree after undergraduate studies with an MCF Partner institution in the USA.

Eligibility

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation allowance and a full-year monthly stipend).
  • Counselling Support Services
  • Career Development Services (including Industrial Mentorship, Career Guidance, Professional Development, and Enterprise Development, amongst others)
  • 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, and tutoring.
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give- Back),
  • Uniquely sourced internships with industry for Professional development.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and networking with the Global Scholars Community.

How to Apply

Completed application forms must be sent via courier mail (Eg. EMS, DHL, Fedex, UPS) to

The Program Manager

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST

Africa Hall Road, Impact Building

PMB KNUST,

Kumasi, Ghana.

Deadline: The deadline is on or before Tuesday, June 30th, 2022.

 

Click here for more details and to apply