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MasterCard University of the Western Cape (UWC) Scholars Program 2024: The University of the Western Cape invites applications for a limited number of master’s degree scholarships from qualifying candidates from South Africa and the African continent who are prepared to register for a full-time master’s degree study in 2024.
The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UWC. Launched in 2012, the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is a global initiative designed to develop the next generation of transformative leaders by enabling highly talented, service-oriented young people, primarily young Africans, to pursue their higher education and cultivate their leadership potential. The Program is specifically targeted towards young people whose access to higher education is impeded by economic and social barriers. The Program places a particular emphasis on reaching young women, forcibly displaced youth, and young people living with disabilities.
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UWC will support academically talented youth from South Africa and other parts of the African continent. For the 2024 Academic Year, the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UWC will provide fully-funded opportunities for young scholars from the African continent to study for a master’s degree.
The Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper. All people, no matter where their starting point in life, should have an equal chance to succeed. We believe that with access to education, financial services, and skills training, people can have that chance. Our focus is helping economically disadvantaged young people in Africa to find opportunities to move themselves, their families, and their communities out of poverty to a better life.... read more... continue reading
|13 Oct 2023
|Country to study
|School to study
|University of the Western Cape
|Men and Women
For the 2024 Academic Year, the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UWC will provide fully-funded opportunities for young scholars from the African continent to study for a master’s degree.
Who can Apply for MasterCard University of the Western Cape (UWC) Scholars Program? At the time of application, an applicant must satisfy the following three criteria:
At the time of application, an applicant must satisfy the following four criteria:
Candidates who intend to register for a second master’s degree are ineligible to apply for this scholarship.
Due to the large volumes of applications received, we are unable to give personalized feedback to applicants.
If you do not hear from the university by Friday, 24 November 2023, please consider your application unsuccessful.
There are seven main sections that will need to be completed in the application form:
The preferred method of application is via the online form submission. Please note that no duplicate applications will be accepted and applications received via both routes (that is online and via downloadable form submission) will be automatically disqualified.
For more details, visit UWC website