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The future of Senegal, and Africa, is in the hands of young people like Diop, who will go back home to contribute and hopefully lead change. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars program, he said, is a “wonderful program that brings like-minded, ambitious people together who could be potential leaders of Africa. We will stay connected and who knows where we will end up. Only borders separate us.”

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MASTERCARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARS PROGRAM AT KNUST

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program provides secondary and university education to bright, motivated young people from disadvantaged communities – particularly from Africa – who are committed to making a difference in their communities. The program is designed to provide them with comprehensive support for them to successfully transition into the workforce and contribute to social progress. This support includes quality education, mentoring, career advice, community service opportunities, and internships through a network of employers in Africa. Arizona State University is a proud partner of The MasterCard Foundation, and welcomed 10 scholars this fall and will welcome 110 additional scholars in the years to come.

Scholarship Name: MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

Reeta Roy echoed her appreciation of the alignment the organizations’ missions and shared her journey from childhood to a successful career. Like The MasterCard Foundation Scholars, she attended college and graduate school on scholarship. The significance of that gift and the one being made to the recipients was not lost on her. “I think of myself still as that small town girl from Ipoh, Malaysia. When I think of that and look at all of you here, I know I am looking at leaders.”

The 2013 MasterCard Foundation Scholars in the College of Engineering are:
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University for undergraduate students is open to first-time freshman applicants who are residents or citizens of an African country. This program targets academically qualified, yet economically disadvantaged, young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent.The vision of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is to educate and develop academically qualified yet economically disadvantaged young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent. This $500 million program will provide students in secondary school and university with the knowledge and leadership skills needed to contribute to economic and social progress across Africa.
The 2014 MasterCard Foundation Scholars in the College of Engineering are:

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

Students selected for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program are provided with opportunities to realize their full potential. Through Foundation partners, they receive holistic financial, academic, and emotional support as they transition from secondary to university education and into the workforce. Scholars will build core competencies such as critical thinking, problem solving, and working across diverse groups to ensure their success in the global economy.

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at UCT assists in connecting mentors with mentees.

Mastercard Foundation Scholars at MSU

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is open to students who are residents and citizens of a Sub-Saharan Africa country. You must be a first-time applicant to the University of Toronto who has not yet begun university study elsewhere. If you are a transfer student, you are not eligible for the program.

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Now a young man, Diop looked back at that time as he prepared to graduate from Arizona State University with his degree in electrical engineering in December. It was a distinctive path that brought him here, made possible by the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.