University of Pretoria Scholarships 2023-2024

University of Pretoria Scholarships 2023-2024

University of Pretoria Scholarships 2023-2024

University of Pretoria Scholarships 2023-2024 – See Details Below:

The University of Pretoria (UP) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) is currently offering scholarships for high-achieving African students interested in studying at postgraduate levels, commencing in January.

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) targets academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Africa who will contribute to the transformation of the continent through their knowledge, skills, attitudes and values evidenced by their leadership. Community service and internships are essential components of the Program. The MCFSP offers a full scholarship to selected students who have been provisionally admitted to study towards a postgraduate degree at UP. Graduates must return to their home countries on completion of their studies and give back to their communities.

Closing dates for applications

Applications to study at the UP open on 1 March and close on 31 August. Applications for the MCFSP open on 1 May and close on 31 October. Selection will focus on prior academic achievement, but also on the fit of the applicant to the ethos of the Program, which is focused on leadership and community development for Africa in addition to academic success. Successful applicants must be committed to completing their qualifications in minimum time, returning to their home countries and giving back to their communities.

See also  Stellenbosch University Undergraduate Bursaries

Application for admission at the University of Pretoria is fully online at www.up.ac.za/apply