The University of Toronto in Canada has partnered with the MasterCard Foundation to offer the MasterCard Foundation African Scholars Programme, which provides full scholarship opportunities at this prestigious tertiary institution for economically disadvantaged youth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
The opportunity is seen as a ‘golden’ platform for young people who have excellent academic potential and a strong desire to create lasting development within their respective regions.
The scholarship will provide full expenses related to travel, tuition, books, food, housing, living expenses and any other programme related expenses, for the duration of a four-year undergraduate programme.
The deadline fo applying is 10 December 2016.
Throughout the duration of the student’s undergraduate career, there will be a variety of academic and personal supports, including mentoring and transition assistance programs.
In addition, there will be internship, placement and travel opportunities included in the programme. To be eligible, the student must be a resident of a country within Sub-Saharan Africa.
For more information, log in http://www.future.utoronto.ca/apply/requirements/international-high-school-secondary-university-or-college-post-secondary#IntlReq.
If you have any questions regarding the programme or the application procedure, please contact the MCF Scholars Program Office at the University of Toronto [email protected]