Thursday, 27 April 2017

Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Mcgill University Canada

Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Mcgill University Canada

Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Mcgill University Canada
Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Mcgill University Canada
  1. How To Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at MCGill University Canada.
  1.        Mastercard Foundation is partnering with MCGill University, Canada to offer 100% free Undergraduate  scholarship to Africa students who are from economically disadvantaged communities but could not continue as a result of poor family background, for 2018/2019 academic session.
  3. Brief description : The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme(MCFSP) for African students is now open for candidates who wants to apply at MCGill University  for 2018/2019 academic year.
  5. Eligibility and criteria:
  7.   Candidates who are applying for this scholarship MUST meet up with the following criteria;
  9. *Must be a resident and a citizen of sub-Saharan Africa
  10. *Must have strong academic performance 
  11. *Must demonstrate interest and capacity for voluntary services and school/community activities
  12. *Must posses leadership potential
  13. *Will be willing to cope with change and have interest foreign countries and culture
  14. *Must be financially unstable and from lowest income bracket in country of origin
  15. *Must be willing to return to serve their home country and enhance economic growth and social development at the end of the program
  16. * Must have successfully completed their secondary education  with good grades
  17. *Transfer students are not eligible
  18. *Must meet up with academic qualifications for admission into MCGill University, Canada.

  21. Benefits:Financialsupports,books,supplies,transportation,accomodation,stipends,skills training,giving back component,Alumni network etc.

  22. Duration:Full number of years as according to course duration
  24.     Application deadline:-
  25.  Candidates must submit application before 10th December, 2017.Then all supporting documents must be submitted before January 10th, 2018
  27.   Scholarship worth- 100%
  29.  Eligible countries- African countries

  30. Scholarship offered since: 2013

  31. Type of scholarship: Undergraduate Scholarship programme.

  32. Number of scholarship spaces: Not specified

  33. Eligible Field of study:  Development related courses.However,
     the following programs are not eligible for funding from the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program:
    • Dentistry,
    • Medicine,
    • Law,
    • Theology,
    • Farm Management,
    • Physical and Occupational Therapy,
    • Music, and
    • Programs from the School of Continuing Studies.

  35.     To apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at MCGill University,
  36. submit an online application to MCGill university

  37. Important link
  38. Print/download supporting documents
  39. Note that because applicants to The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program do not have to pay the $107.50 application fee, you must follow a special application procedure.
    You will find detailed instructions on this special procedure, and complete information about applying to McGill as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar, from the link above.

  1.                        FAQ ;

  1. Who sponsors this Scholarship? :
  3. Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme (MCFSP),at MCGill University, Canada.

  4. Can you tell me more about this Scholarship?
  6.       The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with MCGill University, Canada,to provide full(100%) tuition scholarships to undergraduate students from Sub-Saharan Africa.The institution will receive §27million in funding from the foundation to support over 91scholars throughout their course of study.
  7.      Students applying must have demonstrated academic talents,economically disadvantaged and have personal commitment towards giving back to their countries .
  8.      Other participating institutions includes;
  9. 1. African Leadership Academy

  10. 2. African Institute For 
  11. Mathematical Sciences

  12. 3. American University of Beirut-Faculty of Health Sciences

  13. 4. Ashesi University

  14. 5. Arizona State University

  15. 6. BRAC

  16. 7. Camfed

  17. 8. Carnegie Mellon University-Rwanda

  18. 9. Duke University

  19. 10. Earth University

  20. 11. Equity Group Foundation Wings To Fly

  21. 12. FAWE

  22. 13. KNUST

  23. 14. Makerere University

  24. 15. MCGill University

  25. 16. Michigan State University

  26. 17. Stanford University

  27. 18. University of British Columbia

  28. 19. University of California,Berkeley

  29. 20. University of Cape Town

  30. 21. University of Edinburgh

  31. 22. University of Pretoria

  32. 23. University of Toronto

  33. 24. Wellesley College 
  34.  The estimated cost of this scholarship is §700 Million

For enquiries about Mastercard Scholarship Foundation at MCGill University, Canada, contact :

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