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University of Edinburgh Organize Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2021

Mastercard Foundation Scholars | The application are open for Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program at University of Edinburgh 2021. the University of Edinburgh is one of the standard online institution that provide various master and postgraduate programme. The requirement for Foundation Scholarship Program. Read through.

The scholarship is open to students from Africa who want to gain an Online Masters qualification which is as equivalent as to on-campus study. The Online Scholarship for Masters qualification is flexibly at the same time continuing to work and live at home.

Scholarships are available for the following postgraduate programs:

  • MSc International Development
  • MSc Global Health Policy
  • MSc Global Food Security and Nutrition
  • MSc Carbon Management
  • MSc Social Justice and Community Action
  • MSc Data Science, Technology and Innovation
  • MSc Digital Education
  • MSc One Health

Scholarship

  • he scholarship will cover the full tuition fees and a small study stipend to allow for access to high-quality internet. The scholarship is designed to cover three-years of part-time online study.
  • On top of financial support, Scholars will participate in activities as part of the wider Scholars Program with the University of Edinburgh, including regular online workshops with their scholars, online coaching and support, and the opportunity to attend regional scholar-led workshops and events.

Eligibility

  • You must be a graduate or be about to graduate as a Mastercard Foundation Scholar in a Mastercard Foundation partner institution.
  • Applicants must qualify academically for admission to the University of Edinburgh for a relevant degree programme. You will generally need to have achieved the equivalent of a UK Second Class (Upper) Bachelors (Hons) degree.
  • You must be a citizen of an African country (with the exception of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco & Tunisia), whose personal circumstances would make accepting an online study offer from the University of Edinburgh difficult. Applications from Malawi, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are particularly welcome.
  • You should demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within your community and former school/university.
  • You must be able to present economic circumstances which show you lack financial means to pursue higher education in your home country or elsewhere.
  • Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of online degrees, and be able to show how they will approach the unique challenges and opportunities provided by online, part-time study

Application

Applications for September 2021 entry to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh open on  February 1, 2021 at 10.00 (GMT) and close at 16:00 (GMT) on March 15, 2021.

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