MasterCard University of the Western Cape 2024 Scholars Programme for African Students.
The University of the Western Cape’s MasterCard University of the Western Cape 2024 Scholars Programme is offering a limited number of fully-funded master’s degree scholarships to outstanding candidates from South Africa and across the African continent.
This programme presents a unique opportunity for talented individuals who are ready to embark on a full-time master’s degree in 2023.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, initiated in 2012, is a global initiative focused on nurturing the next generation of transformative leaders.
This prestigious program aims to empower highly talented and service-oriented young individuals, primarily from Africa, by providing them with access to higher education and helping them unlock their leadership potential.
The program particularly seeks to overcome economic and social barriers that impede young people’s path to higher education, with a special emphasis on reaching young women, forcibly displaced youth, and individuals living with disabilities.
Through the MasterCard University of the Western Cape 2024 Scholars Programme, academically gifted youth from South Africa and other parts of the African continent will receive comprehensive support to pursue their master’s degree studies.
The scholarships, available for the 2023 Academic Year, cover all expenses associated with the master’s degree, ensuring that selected scholars can fully dedicate themselves to their studies and personal growth.
To be eligible for the MasterCard University of the Western Cape 2024 Scholars Programme, applicants must meet the following criteria at the time of application:
- Be no older than 30 years for the postgraduate master’s degree.
- Meet the minimum admissions requirements of the University (visit www.uwc.ac.za for program-/discipline-specific information).
- Be prepared to commence their first year of full-time master’s study in 2023.
Please note that individuals pursuing a second master’s degree are not eligible for this scholarship opportunity.
To apply, candidates are required to download the application form from our official website and submit the completed form along with supporting documents to email@example.com.
The application deadline is Monday, 24 July 2023.
Due to the high volume of applications, personalized feedback cannot be provided to each applicant. If you have not heard from the university by Thursday, 3 August 2023, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Applicants are strongly advised to submit only one complete application.
Incomplete or duplicate applications will be rejected. It is crucial to provide accurate and active contact information (preferably email) to ensure timely communication throughout the selection process.
Successful applicants will be invited for virtual or in-person interviews conducted by independent panels.
We emphasize the importance of integrity and authenticity throughout the application and selection process. Any false information or attempt to influence the process will result in disqualification.
The application form consists of seven main sections, including Personal Information, Scholarship Information, Academic Information, Family Information, Short Narratives, Community Engagement, and Certification.
For more information and to access the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program application form, please visit our official webpage. Don’t miss this opportunity to shape your future and become part of the MasterCard University of the Western Cape 2024 Scholars Programme.
Application Deadline: July 24, 2023