What these 7 African MasterCard Scholarship Winners Have to Say will Inspire you
Current MasterCard Foundation Scholarship beneficiaries shares their concept of transformational leadership. Their drive, personality and where they seek to make an impact.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars are young people showing academic promise and achievement. They are ready to learn and to make a difference in their communities.
Hear from Scholars about what makes a leader great.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a $500 million initiative through which the Foundation, with its partners, is inspiring young people – particularly from Africa – to lead change through education.
6 USA universities, 3 Canadian Universities, 7 African Universities and 3 universities from other regions are currently participating in the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. The next round of application will open from September.
The Scholars Program provides young people from economically disadvantaged communities who have demonstrated academic talent and leadership potential with access to quality and relevant education.
The Program will serve an estimated 15,000 young people at the secondary and university levels. It has a particular focus on Africa, which is the world’s youngest continent and is experiencing unprecedented growth. Yet, it faces the lowest secondary and university education enrollment rates.