McGill University Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program 2024

McGill University Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program. Below are the requirements and the how to apply for the 2024/2025 McGill University Mastercard Foundation Scholarship.

McGill University Mastercard Scholarship

The Scholars Program strives to support academically talented young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa to access a world-class university education, with comprehensive support systems in place to help them succeed.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mastercard Foundation
  • Host Institution(s): McGill University, Canada
  • Scholarship Worth: Fee waiver
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Postgraduate
  • Nationality: Africans

See also:

University of Findlay International Scholar Award

University of Ottawa Scholarship

Eligibility & Criteria for Application

To be considered for McGill University Mastercard Foundation Scholarship, applicants are expected to fulfil the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be admissible to one of the eligible non-thesis programs at McGill University
  • Applicants must have never registered for /completed any graduate studies;
  • Be a citizen of, and reside in a Sub Saharan African Country (see list of eligible countries);
  • Have a valid passport and be admissible to Canada as an International Student (requiring a Study Permit). Those with dual citizenship, asylee, refugee or permanent resident status in the US, Canada, UK or EU are not eligible.
  • Have an exceptional record of service and activity in your school and/or community;
  • Have an intent to return to your country immediately upon the completion of your degree with the goal of transforming your community through social and economic development;
  • Must be less than 35 years old at the time of application.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill University are to first apply for admission into an eligible program at the University. Applicants can then proceed after applying for admission to submit an online application for the Mastercard Scholarship.

Application Deadline: December 01, 2023

For more information click on the Link below.

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