Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at The University of British Columbia (UBC) ,Canada.


Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at The University of British Columbia (UBC) ,Canada.
Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at The University of British Columbia (UBC) ,Canada.

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  1. Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at The University of British Columbia (UBC) ,Canada.

  1.        Mastercard Foundation has partnered with the  University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada to offer 100% free Undergraduate  scholarship to academically promising Sub-Saharan African students who are from economically disadvantaged communities but could not continue as a result of poor family background, for 2018/2019 academic session.
  3. Brief description : The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme(MCFSP) for African students is now open for candidates who wants to apply at the University of British Columbia(UBC), Vancouver campus, Canada for 2018/2019 academic year.

  4. Eligibility and criteria:
  6.   Candidates who are applying for this scholarship MUST meet up with the following criteria;
  8. *Must be a permanent  resident and a citizen of sub-Saharan Africa
  9. *Must have strong academic performance(mostly A’s) and meet admission requirement and requirement for English Language Admission Standards for UBC
  10. *Must demonstrate interest and capacity for voluntary services and school/community activities
  11. *Must posses leadership potential
  12. *Will be willing to cope with change and have interest foreign countries and culture
  13. *Must present financial statement showing that they are from economically disadvantaged family from the lowest two quintiles of their country’s socio-economic scale.
  14. *Must be willing to return to serve their home country and enhance economic growth and social development at the end of the program
  15. * Must be graduating or have successfully graduated from a recognized secondary school
  16. *Transfer students are not eligible
  17. *Must be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian Study permit
  18. * Must be applying for undergraduates only in any of the following faculties at UBC’s Vancouver campuses;
  19. – Faculty of Arts
  20. – Faculty of Applied Sciences(Engineering)
  21. – Faculty of Forestry
  22. – Faculty of Land & Food Systems ( including Global Resources Systems; Food, Nutrition,& Health; Applied Biology[Applied Animal Biology, Applied Plant & Soil Sciences or Food & the Environment])
  23. – Faculty of Science
  24. – Sauder School of Business (Bachelor of Commerce)
  27. Benefits:Financialsupports,books,supplies,transportation,accomodation,stipends,skills training,giving back component,Alumni network etc.
  28. Duration:Full number of years as according to course duration
  30.     Application deadlines:-
  31.  * Nominating high school or non-profit organization completes 2018 Nomination Notification Form for UBCAwards to confirm the full name and date of birth of their nominee(s). November 1, 2017
         High school/non-profit organization submits the completed MCFSP nomination package (couriered or
mailed packages must be postmarked by November 15) before. November 15,2017
  1. *Nominee completes the online Admission Application, and notifies UBC by completing the 2018Admissions Application Completion Form for UBC Awards.  before December 1, 2017
  2. UBC MCF office will email the nominee to confirm that we have received your MCFSP nomination package. If you
    have not received an email by this date, contact us as soon as possible before January 31, 2018
  3. Deadline for nominee/school to submit any supporting documentation and/or results not available by
    December 1 (such as transcripts, supporting financial documentation, TOEFL score) before January 31, 2018
  4. * Nominee submits supporting documents before January 31, 2017
  5. Nominees informed of results of Mastercard Foundation Scholarship competition before Late March 2018
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  7. * Nominee informed of results of scholarship award latest March 2017
  9.   Scholarship worth– 100%
  11.  Eligible countries– Sub-Saharan African countries
  12. Scholarship offered since: 2013
  13. Type of scholarship: Undergraduate Scholarship programme.
  14. Number of scholarship spaces: Not specified
  15. Eligible Field of study: All courses offered at University of British Columbia(UBC), Vancouver campus, Canada
  17.     To apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus,Canada,
  18. submit an online application to UBC
  19. Important link
  20. Print/download supporting document . 
  21. Just click on the link below to fast download:


  1.                        FAQ ;

  1. Who sponsors this Scholarship? :
  3. Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme (MCFSP),at University of British Columbia(UBC), Vancouver campus, Canada.
  4. Can you tell me more about this Scholarship?
  6.       The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with University of British Columbia(UBC), Canada,to provide full(100%) tuition scholarships to undergraduate students from Sub-Saharan Africa.The institution will receive millions of dollars in funding from the foundation to support scholars 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 UBC, Canada, contact :

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