How to apply

How To Apply

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is intended for students who have applied to and been accepted into one of the specified programs at the University of Pretoria.

graduate

1

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

graduate

2

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

graduate

3

Faculty of Humanities

 

graduate

4

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & Information Technology (EBIT)

graduate

5

Faculty of Law (Undergraduates: SADC, Post Graduates: All African Countries)

graduate

6

Faculty of Education

Eligibility Criteria

1

Applications are open to Undergraduate, Honours and Masters students that have applied and have been accepted to the University of Pretoria. Eligible candidates can apply until the 30th of September 2024.

2

The program is aimed at African youths facing significant socio-economic challenges, including refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), and individuals with disabilities, seeking to pursue a higher education.

3

Applicants must exhibit leadership qualities and a commitment to community service through involvement in projects, school activities, or religious organizations, demonstrating a dedication to making a difference.

4

Scholars must demonstrate outstanding academic performance, maintaining a high academic average as a critical component of the Program's expectations.

UP Application Process

Application deadline 30 September 2024

Students who are interested in studies at the University of Pretoria and wish to apply for The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program must follow the application process.

Step 2

Submit your application electronically to [email protected]. For additional information or inquiries, contact us at +27 (0)12 420 4297 or via email at [email protected]. Ensure that all required supporting documentation is included with your submission.

Step 3

Post-submission, your application will undergo a review process. You will be notified of the outcome afterward. If you do not hear back from us, please assume your application was not successful.

Step 4

Prior to admission into the Program, all eligible candidates will undergo an interview as part of the selection process.

- Author MCF

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