Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2024 at Makerere University

Are you aiming to transform your academic and career path with exceptional education and leadership opportunities? The Mastercard Foundation has teamed up with Makerere University to launch the second phase of its prestigious Scholars Program, spanning from 2023 to 2034. This is a transformative opportunity, offering 1000 scholarships over the next decade for both Undergraduate and Master’s degrees at Makerere University’s main campus.

Why Should You Apply?

This isn’t just a chance to study for free, it’s a launchpad into a world where you can develop as a leader ready to make an impact on national and regional scales. Join a community committed to inclusive education and empowerment.

Eligibility Requirements for Mastercard Foundation Scholarship

Here’s what you need to be part of this opportunity:

  • You must be eligible to start a program at Makerere University.
  • You have completed your high school education in Africa for undergraduate applications, or possess a Bachelor’s degree for Master’s applications.
  • Exhibit financial need, leadership qualities, and an active role in community service.
  • Not be a recipient of any other scholarship nor be enrolled in any other tertiary program.
  • You should be under 35 years old (or under 40 if you are a refugee or have a disability).

How to Apply

You can apply for Mastercard Foundation scholarship in three ways:

  1. Online: Fill out the application form on the website for Graduate Applications or Undergraduate Applications.
  2. By Email: Download the application form, fill it out, and email it as one document to [email protected].
  3. In Person: Print out the application form, fill it in, and take it to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program office at Makerere University, Plot 144, Pool Road, Makerere University.

Things to Keep in Mind

  • The last day to apply is June 14, 2024, by 5:00 PM EAT.
  • The application is completely free. Watch out for scams!
  • Your application needs to be complete and honest. Cheating will get you disqualified.
  • If you don’t hear back by August 16, 2024, it means you didn’t get the scholarship.

Rashna Rashid

"Hello, I'm Rashna Rashid, your dedicated mentor in the realm of scholarships. . With a background in Computer Science and a Master's in Project Management, I offer a unique blend of expertise to help aspiring scholars navigate the complexities of scholarship applications. Join me on this journey as we uncover opportunities, share insights, and turn your academic dreams into funded realities

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