Deadline: 31 August, 2020.

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 2020.


In order to apply for the scholarship, you MUST have been admitted into a degree at UP. You will need your student number to complete the MCFSP application, which must be accompanied by your academic records and other supporting documents as outlined in the application form.
Be sure to include documents that support what your family, guardian or foster
parents can afford to pay. Examples of such documentation include bank, statements pay slips and loan documents.
Only students admitted to full-time study at UP will be considered for the scholarship.
Only prospective students who cannot afford to pay the full fees are eligible to apply. Do not apply for funding if you or your parents, guardian or foster parents can afford the full tuition fees.
All the information provided must be accurate and true. Any falsification of
information on the application form may result in disqualification from consideration for a scholarship.


Full tuition fees
Accommodation and meals in a UP residence or UP-accredited accommodation
A modest monthly stipend
Textbooks and printed material
Medical aid cover for the duration of the study
VISA costs
Reasonable travel costs (including flight ticket) to and from your home
Leadership development opportunities
Academic advising and counselling support

Application Deadline: August 31st 2020

For more information and to apply, click here.

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