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2019/2020 MasterCard Foundation Scholarships for African Students

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships for African Students: MasterCard Foundation in partnership with the American University of Beirut has announced their 2019/2020 Scholarship Program open to students of African origin and the Lebanese. This scholarship program is a yearly offer which seeks to help financially disadvantage students to achieve their academic dreams. You should read if you are eligible and apply to the scholarship.



Scholarship Sponsor(s): MasterCard Foundation

Scholarship Type: Full Scholarships

Scholarship level: Scholarships are available for Undergraduate and Masters Studies

Slots: Not Stated.

Scholarship Worth: Scholarship value is not stated but will usually cover full tuition and other necessary study aids

Subject Eligibility: See Partner University admission page for details

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Scholarships available to students in Africa and Lebanon

English Language Requirement: Not Specified



Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

The 2019/2020 MasterCard Foundation Scholarships, which is also a yearly program, are open to:

  1. Nationals of Africa
  2. Nationals of Lebanon
  3. R​​​efugee and displaced living in Lebanon ( for undergraduate scholarships)

Selection and admission of awardees will be based on the following:

  • Academic promise
  • Financial disadvantage
  • Leadership potential
  • Desire to give back and go back to one’s community

Also Apply: Queen Elizabeth Masters Scholarships for Commonwealth Students

Scholarship Benefits: The MasterCard Foundation Scholarship will offer the following benefits to it awardees:

  1. Full tuition scholarships
  2. Accommodation
  3. Books and computer
  4. Living expenses
  5. Medical insurance
  6. Intensive preparatory courses and SAT courses (as needed)
  7. Close supervision and academic support
  8. Community engagement opportunities

Application Format for the MasterCard Scholarships: 

How-to-Apply

  • Complete the AUB Online Graduate Application Form after creating an account.
  • Upload supporting documents as per the requirements indicated on the online application.
  • If residing in Lebanon (Lebanese and non-Lebanese), fill out t​he online Graduate Financial Application specific to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (available here) by March 18, 2019.
  • If applying from Africa, fill out the online Graduate Financial Application specific to the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (available) by March 18, 2019.​

Application Deadline: 18th March, 2019

Scholarship Link

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