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Deadline Extended: Makerere University MasterCard Scholarships 2020/2021 for African Students

Makerere University, through the MasterCard Foundation is offering full scholarships to  young African undergraduates to educate and empower the next generation of African leaders at Makerere University

Application Deadline: 30th June 2020 (Extended from 15th May 2020)

Eligible Countries: Citizens and residents of all African countries.

To be taken at (country): Makerere University, Uganda

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About the Award: Since 2014, Makerere University in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, has provided scholarships at the undergraduate level to academically talented, yet financially disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Recipients of this scholarship are provided with comprehensive financial, academic as well as social and leadership development support for the entire period of their study at the University.

Makerere University is now pleased to announce 455 undergraduate scholarship opportunities (388 young women and 67 young men) for national (89%) and international (11%) students joining the University for academic year 2020/2021.

Type: undergraduate

Eligibility: The applicant

  • Must be admitted to study at Makerere University main campus in the academic year 2020/2021. This means that in order to fit within the Makerere University admission guidelines, all Scholarship applicants should endeavour to apply for admission when Makerere University advertises for private sponsorship.
  • Must be from an economically disadvantaged background, and a citizen of any country in Africa.
  • Should exhibit academic excellence in either Sciences or Arts with a minimum of 11 points for young women and 15 Points for young men obtained in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (U.A.C.E) or its equivalent from 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  • Must demonstrate leadership potential and commitment to social betterment.
  • Must have a record of community service.
  • Should not be a holder of any other Scholarship.
  • Should not have completed any Diploma or Undergraduate studies.
  • Should not be a registered student of any university or tertiary institution.

Number of Scholarships: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Full scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: 4 Years

How to Apply:

  • Applicants should obtain and complete the Scholarship Application Forms at no cost from Makerere University, Senate Building Level 4, Room 402,

OR

  • Download the application forms from The MasterCard Foundation Scholars website on http://mcfsp.mak.ac.ug or Visit the University website at http://mak.ac.ug
  • Submit completed Application Forms to the address in (1) above by 15th May 2020. at 5:00pm. If submitting by email as an attachment, ensure the scanned copy of the scholarship application form is clearly legible and send to [email protected]
    / [email protected]

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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