A long awaited opportunity to study at the Michigan State University in the United States of America is here with a fully funded International Mastercard Scholarships for students from African and other developing countries. We are happy to inform our students that 2018/09 admission and scholarship application form is out.
The mission of the MasterCard Foundation is to advance education and financial inclusion to catalyze prosperity in developing countries. The Scholars Program is a 10-years, US $500 million initiative that will enable 150,000 academically talented students from economically disadvantaged communities (mostly in sub-Saharan Africa) to attend secondary school and/or university.
Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States. MSU was founded in 1855 and became the nation’s first land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862, serving as a model for future land-grant universities.
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Being a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
- Excelling academically
- Come from an economically disadvantaged background
- Having demonstrated the will to give back to your community, country, or continent
- Having expressed the desire and intention to return to your home country after completing your studies.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University for master’s students is open to students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree at an African university and are residents or citizens of an African country.
This scholarship is for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, website all applications must be submitted online in the university on or before 1st February, 2019.