Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2021-22 for Masters Studies at McGill University (Fully-funded)

This program provides academically talented young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with access to a world-class University education. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at McGill will welcome Scholars from Sub-Saharan Africa, including some at the Master’s level, over a ten year period.


January 31, 2021


  • You must be eligible to one of the eligible programs at McGill University;
  • Have never registered for or completed any graduate studies;
  • Be nominated by a current McGill Professor or Staff Member from the department you wish to apply to;
  • Be a citizen of and have lived a significant part of your life in a Sub-Saharan African Country;
  • Have an exceptional record of service and activity in your school and/or community;
  • Have an intention to return to your country immediately upon the completion of your degree with the goal of transforming your community through social and economic development;
  • Demonstrate that your financial status is in the lowest two quintiles of your country;
  • Must be less than 35 years old at the time of application.


  • The scholarship provides financial support which includes, but not limited to, tuition fees, accommodation, books, and other scholastic materials.


View official Website Here for Application and further information.


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