Learn more about The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC.
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 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.