University of Edinburg MasterCard Foundation Scholars program 2019/2020 (Fully funded) for young Africans.

Do you want to study in Scotland? Are you an undergraduate or postgraduate? In partnership with MasterCard Foundation, The University of Edinburg will provide at least 200 full scholarships to students from Africa with great academic and leadership potential but with few academic opportunities.

The target of the scholarships is to facilitate transformative leadership to inspire and support scholars in making a change in their communities and countries on their return home.

For Undergraduates

The University of Edinburgh will provide 80 undergraduate scholarships to students from Africa and 30 scholarships are available for the 2019/2020 academic year which will cover the full tuition fees and expenses for accommodation and maintenance.

Criteria to be selected

For undergraduate entry, applicants must qualify academically for admission to the University of Edinburgh in any course except Medicine and Vet Medicine. They need to have achieved their school leaving qualifications in the last three years prior to entry date, for 2019. Applicants must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country and should not have completed an undergraduate degree previously. They must demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community, and they are able to present economic circumstances which show that they lack financial means to pursue higher education in their home country or elsewhere.

To apply for the undergraduate  program, click here: https://mcfspedinburgh.fluidreview.com/

For postgraduates

The Scholars program at the University of Edinburgh will provide 60 postgraduate scholarships to students from Africa. 10 scholarships are available for the 2019/2020 academic year, and all expenses are covered.

Scholarships are available for the following postgraduate programs:

MSc Africa and International Development, MSc Environment and Development, MSc Global Health Policy, LLM Human Rights, MA Design for Change, MSc Sustainable Energy Systems, and MSc Carbon Finance

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must want to apply for one of our eligible courses listed above
  • Applicants must qualify academically for admission to the degree of their choice
  • Applicants must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Applicants should not have completed a postgraduate degree previously
  • Applicants must demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community, and;
  • Applicants are able to present economic circumstances which show they lack financial means to pursue higher education in their home country or elsewhere

Do you want to apply for the postgraduate program? Here is the link: https://mcfspedinburgh.fluidreview.com/

Visit the official page of the University for more information: https://www.ed.ac.uk/global/mastercard-foundation/how-to-apply

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