MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program

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MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

The University of Pretoria (UP) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) is currently offering scholarships for high achieving African students interested in studying at postgraduate levels, commencing in January 2022.

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How To Apply

Learn how to apply for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.



Interested in applying for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program? Learn more about the program.


UP Application Process

Learn more about the University of Pretoria's Application process before you apply.



Learn more about The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program's Application Process at UP.


Eligibility Criteria

Find out if you are eligible for the program before applying.


Period of The Program

The scholar should complete their degree in the minimum degree period.

Applications for the MCFSP open on 1 May 2022 and close on 31 October 2022.

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MCFSPWe target academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent.

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Our People

MCFSPView the staff profiles to learn more about the amazing team behind The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program University of Pretoria.

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