MasterCard Foundation Scholarships

Fully Funded MasterCard Foundation Scholarships at Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology 2024/2025

Introduction To MasterCard Foundation Scholarships

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Ghana is offering MasterCard Foundation Scholarships for Ghanaian and African students 2024/2025.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries For the MasterCard Foundation Scholarships:

Ghana and other African countries

To be taken at: The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Ghana

About MasterCard Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Scholarships: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant university education.

It embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure student academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will further social and economic change for Africa.

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships
MasterCard Foundation Scholarships

Eligible Field of Study:

A preference for Science students; however, all subjects are considered

Offered Since: 2013

Type: Undergraduate

Selection Criteria and Eligibility: MasterCard Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Scholarships for the 2024/2025 Academic year:

All Applicants must have a WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’Level and A’Level or their equivalent Results from an accredited/recognized institution and Certificate Ready and must meet KNUST’s Admission Requirements. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be accepted. Applicant’s result must be at least a year old.

The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.

The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).

Priority shall be given to;


Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, etc.)

Persons with Disability

The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.

The Applicant must not be enrolled in any tertiary institution.

Number of Scholarships: several

Value of MasterCard Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Scholarships:

The Scholarship includes;

Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation and monthly stipend).

Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build societal relationships and scholars’ capacity.

Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, life and career coaching, and tutoring.

Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give- Back), and uniquely sourced internships.

An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.

The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and the Global Scholars Community.

The opportunity to be enrolled on an accelerated Master’s Degree after undergraduate studies with an MCF Partner institution in the USA.

Duration of Scholarship: full period of study

How to Apply for MasterCard Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Scholarships:

Download a copy of the 2024/2025 application form here!

Submit the completed application form THROUGH EMS or any other courier mail to:

The Program Manager

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST Secretariat

No 1 Africa Hall Impact Building


KNUST, Kumasi,

AK 315 4897

Ghana 2024;

The printout of your application for admission at KNUST.


International Applicants Should Note

When submitting your scholarship application form to the Secretariat, submit these additional documents

Original Certificates for both O’Level and A’Level results or their equivalent results.

Award of the Scholarship will be published on the Program’s website

Visit Program Webpage for Details

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