How To Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at MCGill University Canada.

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Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Mcgill University Canada

Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Mcgill University Canada
Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship At Mcgill University Canada

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  1. How To Apply For 2018/2019 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship (MCFS) at MCGill University Canada.
  1.        Mastercard Foundation is partnering with MCGill University, Canada to offer 100% free Undergraduate  scholarship to Africa students who are from economically disadvantaged communities but could not continue as a result of poor family background, for 2018/2019 academic session.
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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 MCGill University  for 2018/2019 academic year.
  4. APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN FOR 2018 SESSION.KEEP READING….!
  5. Eligibility and criteria:
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  7.   Candidates who are applying for this scholarship MUST meet up with the following criteria;
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  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. *Must meet up with academic qualifications for admission into MCGill University, Canada.
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  20.    
  21. Benefits:Financialsupports,books,supplies,transportation,accomodation,stipends,skills training,giving back component,Alumni network etc.
  22. Duration:Full number of years as according to course duration
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  24.     Application deadline:-
  25.  Candidates must submit application before 10th December, 2017.Then all supporting documents must be submitted before January 10th, 2018
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  28.   Scholarship worth– 100%
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  30.  Eligible countries– African countries
  31. Scholarship offered since: 2013
  32. Type of scholarship: Undergraduate Scholarship programme.
  33. Number of scholarship spaces: Not specified
  34. Eligible Field of study:  Development related courses.However,
     the following programs are not eligible for funding from the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program:
    • Dentistry,
    • Medicine,
    • Law,
    • Theology,
    • Farm Management,
    • Physical and Occupational Therapy,
    • Music, and
    • Programs from the School of Continuing Studies.
  35. HOW TO APPLY:
  36.     To apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at MCGill University,
  37. submit an online application to MCGill university
  38. Important link
  39. Print/download supporting documents
  40. Note that because applicants to The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program do not have to pay the $107.50 application fee, you must follow a special application procedure.
    You will find detailed instructions on this special procedure, and complete information about applying to McGill as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar, from the link above.

  1.                        FAQ ;

  1. Who sponsors this Scholarship? :
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  3. Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Programme (MCFSP),at MCGill University, Canada.
  4. Can you tell me more about this Scholarship?
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  6.       The Mastercard Foundation has partnered with MCGill University, Canada,to provide full(100%) tuition scholarships to undergraduate students from Sub-Saharan Africa.The institution will receive §27million in funding from the foundation to support over 91scholars 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 MCGill University, Canada, contact : mcf-scholars@mcgill.ca

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