Mastercard Foundation Scholarships 2023/24 at the University of Edinburgh

Mastercard Foundation Scholarships are invited from suitably capable graduates or soon to be graduate for the 2023/24 at the University of Edinburgh.

The Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh will provide postgraduate online scholarships to students from Africa with great academic but few educational chances.

Details of Mastercard Foundation Scholarships
  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): 

Mastercard Foundation

  • Scholarship Type: 

Tuition award

  • Host Institution(s): 

The University of Edinburgh

  • Scholarship Worth:

 Not specified

  • Number of Awards: 


  • Study Level: 


  • Nationality: 


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Eligibility Criteria of Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at Edinburgh

If you want to be considered for the Mastercard Scholarships at Edinburgh applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  1. Applicants will have faced significant barriers to education (social, financial, personal, practical or health related).
  2. Applicants must have graduated from an undergraduate study by September 2023 and must have a degree certificate and official final transcript to upload alongside their application by 7 December.
  3. Applicants must be residents and citizens or hold refugee status in a Sub-Saharan African country.
  4. Applicants must have faced barriers to education and early career
  5. Applicants must demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community.
  6. Applicants must demonstrate experience, or at least ambition, in making a meaningful impact in addressing the climate crisis
  7. Applicants must be 35 or under as of 1 September 2024
  8. Applicants should not have previously completed a postgraduate degree and should not be enrolled (or apply to enroll) at a separate university whilst on the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship.

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Additional Eligibility
  1. For Online Masters programme: Applicants should not have previously completed a postgraduate degree and should not be enrolled (or apply to enrol) at a separate university whilst on the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship.
  2. For Online Postgraduate Diploma: Candidates can either have an undergraduate or Master’s degree from a Sub-Saharan African university (provided they will graduate from either degree by 7th December 2023). If you have a Master’s degree, then admissions team will check your first degree (undergraduate) to see the postgraduate diploma entry requirement.
Eligible Courses
  • MSc International Development;
  • MSc Global Challenges;
  • MSc Global Food Security and Nutrition;
  • Carbon Management;
  • Circular Economy;
  • Sustainable Lands and Cities;
  • MSc Social Justice and Community Action;
  • MSc Data Science,
  • Technology and Innovation;
  • MSc Digital Education;
  • MSc One Health
Scholarship Benefits
  1. Full tuition fees
  2. Study stipend
  3. Regular online workshops
  4. Online coaching and support.

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Application Procedures

Interested candidates for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at the University of Edinburgh must to complete an online application submission by the application deadline.

You must succeed academically for admission to the University of Edinburgh. It is required that candidates apply for this scholarship before applying to the University. The Scholarship Program will not receive applications submitted outside the online application system.

Application Deadline

The deadline of scholarship is December 7th 2023


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