43 Scholarship Opportunities in South Africa, 2018 – Apply!

Masters

The MasterCard Foundation has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to offer scholarship opportunities to Individuals who wants to pursue a degree program at the Institution.

The vision of the Program is to transition promising young people from beneficiaries to benefactors, preparing them with the necessary values, knowledge, skills, and leadership to fuel economic and social progress across Africa.

The Program targets academically qualified undergraduate and postgraduate candidates who are economically disadvantaged young people with leadership potential from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Value of Scholarship: The scholarships will cover for the following:

  • Reimbursement of costs incurred for visa application processing
  • An economy class air ticket to Cape Town South Africa for awardees who are i) citizens and/or residents of a Sub-Saharan country other than South Africa or ii) residing in South Africa but outside of Cape Town
  • Full tuition fees and international student fees
  • Accommodation in the student housing system at the University of Cape Town
  • Meals through the student housing system at the University of Cape Town
  • Medical cover with a recommended medical aid service provider
  • A living stipend; to be used to cover ad hoc expenses pertaining to your studies
  • A book allowance to purchase the prescribed textbooks required for your degree programme
  • Costs related to community activities as prescribed by the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town
  • Access to an internship opportunity
  • An economy class air ticket home upon completion of studies, for awardees who are i) citizens of and/or residents of a Sub-Saharan country other than South Africa or ii) residing in South Africa but outside of Cape Town

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be citizens of a Sub-Saharan African country including Nigeria.
  • have received an offer of place at UCT.
  • be from an economically disadvantaged background.
  • be able to demonstrate financial need and leadership potential.
  • have excellent results from previous educational programs

How To Apply: In order to apply for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, applicants must first apply to the University of Cape Town for academic study and placement.

Form and more info: www.mcfsp.uct.ac.za


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27 comments

  • I am a graduate with a teaching diploma from the University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon in Physics, with nine years working experience. I would like to continue with my dreams of engineering studies in South Africa. Please Sir/ Madam, see how you can help me succeed with this scholarship program. I will be very grateful if granted the opportunity. My mobile contact: +237674100596.

  • I am an Ethiopian last year medical student and I wanna specialize in internal medicine in S.Africa and I wanna change the health problems of Africa as well as the rest of the world…please give me a chance to do this! I have A dream…

  • Hi. I am Berhan from Ethiopia ,I have graduted bachelore degree in nursing with excellent grade.I want to study my masters degree in nursing in your unvirisity.please invite me?

  • hello my name is Adisu Bonja and i’m civil engineering graduate. am from Ethiopia and i want to study ma masters program in highway engineering in your university. hope that you select me. thank you!!!

  • Dr Asam Alhaj
    i am from libya physcian general practition nephrologysince 12year and i had Diploma infection control at 2007 i will be so if you give me chance to complete my speciality in s africa and will be happy to serve my second country s africa in medical service i had good experince in insertion of permanent dialysis catheter under super vision of proof Mahdi Jibani .best regard

    • Hi
      I’m G.Adonis Gwesiah from Liberia and a graduate of University of Liberia. I obtained BSc in electrical engineering. I’m doing my community service at the Nimba County Community College.
      How can I be a beneficiary of this scholarship? I have the desire of getting master in this or related field.

  • i am Dessie Lebassi from Ethiopia . i have completed my BA degree in Agricultural Economics in 2015/16 . now am 2nd year master student in Agricultural Economics . i am so happy when i see this announcement , i need either to improve my profession or continue my PhD in your university in 2018/19

  • Hi, My name is Prince K. Clark, I am a Liberian with a BSc in Electrical Engineering. I am interested in the Master Degree program as an Electrical Engineer. Please Help me in the scholarship program. I am willing to brighten my future and to also serve my nation.
    Hope to hear from you.

    Best,

    Prince K. Clark

  • Dear shorlaship team

    my name is chancy mambala from malawi young man aged 19.First and formost thinng is that ihave to thank you for offering this full schorlaship. Having seen this , iwould like to apply aconsidering that currently am having financial problem in the way that ihave been selectected to Mzuzu university to do bachelor of arts in education in 2016/2017 accedemic year but am having no money to pay my tuition fee as the unirversity can not allow me stay without money .if chance falls upon me iwould like to contine my education there with the similar course that i have been selected at Mzuzu university (MZUNI)
    your considerations will be highly appriciated
    Having +265885065024 as my contact number and brightmambala@gmail.com as my email addres

  • Hi my name is Birtukan abebe from Ethiopia. I graduated in this year BA in business administration with an excellent result. I want to study master but I don’t have anyone to pay for me. I need these scholarships urgently. Please help me, my entire dream is to study and serve my country. I will be very glad to hear from you. Thank you. Gmail; arsesolu16@gmail.com.

  • Dear Scholarship Team,
    First of all, I am grateful to you for the opportunity of providing such help. My name is Workneh Mechal from Ethiopia, I am glad in writing this letter with the anxiety at informing you my readiness if I get chance of this scholarship. Because, scholarship is the best way to get further specialized studies and accomplish career goals. It also helps once finance tuition fees and enable him/her to fully concentrate on his/her Education. So, I wish to benefit from the opportunity you gave for students around the globe and kindly to inform you that I have become particularly interested to attend my PHD in any courses related to my background study. Kindly help me. I have BSc degree in Applied chemistry and MSc. in Analy tical chemistry. This is my contact number +251910475426 and Email: worknehme@gmail.com
    I will appreciate if my request is kindly granted. Thank you in advance!

  • Dear Scholarship Team,
    First of all, I am grateful to you for the opportunity of providing such help. My name is Binyam Mulugeta Kabtyimer from Ethiopia, I am glad in writing this letter with the anxiety at informing you my readiness if I get chance of this scholarship. Because, scholarship is the best way to get further specialized studies and accomplish career goals. It also helps once finance tuition fees and enable him/her to fully concentrate on his/her Education. So, I wish to benefit from the opportunity you gave for students around the globe and kindly to inform you that I have become particularly interested to attend my MSc in any courses related to my background study. Kindly help me. I have BSc degree in leather engineering. This is my contact number +251910653608.
    I will appreciate if my request is kindly granted. Thank you in advance!

    Binyam m.

  • I WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE THIS OPPORTUNITY.I AM GEOMATICS ENGINEERING STUDENT IN ETHIOPIA.MY PHONE NUMBER IS +251927453049

  • Hello. My name is Jonathan Zongo from Burkina Faso. I am a student in English department. I volunteered in teaching children for 3 years in a local Project meant to the children holistic development. I think this will be an opportunity for me to better my leadership skill for a great impact on the children of my community. Blessings upon you!

  • How can I benefit from this scholarship? I’m a Liberian with a BSc in electrical engineering and thing to earn master in power generation.

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