How To Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon

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  1. How To Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon

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  1.        Mastercard Foundation is partnering with American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon to offer 100% free Undergraduate and Post-graduate  scholarship  to Africa students to earn a degree program in Environmental Health or Medical Laboratory Sciences.
    who are from economically disadvantaged communities but could not continue as a result of poor family background.
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  3. Brief description : The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme(MCFSP) for African students is now open for candidates who wants to apply at American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon for 2018/2019 academic year

  4. Eligibility and criteria:
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  6.   Candidates who are applying for this scholarship MUST meet up with the following criteria;
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  8.   Undergraduates:
  9. *Must be a resident and a citizen of sub-Saharan Africa
  10. *Must have strong academic performance 
  11. *Must demonstrate interest and capacity for voluntary services and school/community activities
  12. *Must posses leadership potential
  13. *Will be willing to cope with change and have interest foreign countries and culture
  14. *Must be financially unstable and from lowest income bracket in country of origin
  15. *Must be willing to return to serve their home country and enhance economic growth and social development at the end of the program
  16. * Must have successfully completed their secondary education  with good grades
  17. *Transfer students are not eligible
  18.        Graduates:
  19. *Must be a resident and a citizen of sub-Saharan Africa
  20. *Must have strong academic performance 
  21. *Must demonstrate interest and capacity for voluntary services and school/community activities
  22. *Must posses leadership potential
  23. *Will be willing to cope with change and have interest foreign countries and culture
  24. *Must be financially unstable and from lowest income bracket in country of origin
  25. *Must be willing to return to serve their home country and enhance economic growth and social development at the end of the program
  26. *Must have completed their bachelor’s degree from an African university with academic achievements suggestive of a continued academic success
  27. *Transfer students are not eligible
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  29. Benefits:This scholarship program will cover the following: 

    – Full tuition scholarships
    – Accommodation
    – Books and computer
    – Living expenses
    – Medical insurance
    – Intensive preparatory courses and SAT courses (as needed)
    – Close supervision and academic support
    – Community engagement opportunities
  30. Duration:Full number of years as according to course duration
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  32.     Application deadline:-
  33.  Candidates must submit application before the following deadlines;
  34.  The application deadline for this scholarship program are as follows:

    – For Undergraduates (Spring 2018): 1st December, 2017
    – For Graduate Students: 2nd April, 2018
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  36.   Scholarship worth– 100%
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  38.  Eligible countries– African countries
  39. Scholarship offered since: 2012
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  41. Type of scholarship: Both undergraduate and Masters programme
  42. Number of scholarship spaces: Not specified
  43. Eligible Field of study: All courses offered at Michigan State University
  44. HOW TO APPLY:
  45.     To apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon,
  46. – Graduate Application Form
    – Undergraduate Application Form
  47. Important links:
  48. Visit The Scholarship Webpage

  1.                        FAQ ;

  1. Who sponsors this Scholarship? :
  2.     
  3. Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme (MCFSP),at American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon
  4. Can you tell me more about this Scholarship?
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  6.       The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon,to provide full(100%) tuition scholarships to both Undergraduate and graduate students from Sub-Saharan Africa.The institution will receive §45million in funding from the foundation to support over 185 scholars (100-four year undergraduates and 85 master’s degree students) throughout their course of study.
  7.      Students applying must have demonstrated academic talents,economically disadvantaged and have personal commitment towards giving back to their countries .
  8.      Other participating institutions includes;
  9. 1. African Leadership Academy
  10. 2. African Institute For 
  11. Mathematical Sciences
  12. 3. American University of Beirut-Faculty of Health Sciences
  13. 4. Ashesi University
  14. 5. Arizona State University
  15. 6. BRAC
  16. 7. Camfed
  17. 8. Carnegie Mellon University-Rwanda
  18. 9. Duke University
  19. 10. Earth University
  20. 11. Equity Group Foundation Wings To Fly
  21. 12. FAWE
  22. 13. KNUST
  23. 14. Makerere University
  24. 15. MCGill University
  25. 16. Michigan State University
  26. 17. Stanford University
  27. 18. University of British Columbia
  28. 19. University of California,Berkeley
  29. 20. University of Cape Town
  30. 21. University of Edinburgh
  31. 22. University of Pretoria
  32. 23. University of Toronto
  33. 24. Wellesley College
  34.  The estimated cost of this scholarship is §700 Million

For enquiries about Mastercard Scholarship Foundation at American University Of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon, contact:
Tel: +961-1-350000 (ext. 4614)
Email: [email protected]

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