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Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program At Sciences Po 2019/2020 (Fully-funded)

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MASTERCARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM DETAILS:

Applications for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship program are available at Sciences Po 2019/2020. The Sciences Po’s Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to help 120 talented African students graduate and provide next-generation leaders with first-rate social science education so they can become part of it in their countries of origin.

The scholarships are awarded for a period of three years for the high school diploma, two years for the master’s degree and one month for the summer school.

Over six years (2017 – 2022), the Scholarship Program will fund:

  • 20 scholarships for Sciences Po’s Bachelor of Arts program, specializing in Africa
  • 40 scholarships to complete a Master’s programme at one of our seven graduate schools
  • 60 scholarships reserved for Mastercard Foundation Scholars studying at other partner universities and who would like to attend Sciences Po Summer School.

Scholarship

  • The scholarship covers all of Sciences Po’s tuition fees and the cost of living in France during the studies.
Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program At Sciences Po 2019/2020 (Fully-funded)

MASTERCARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility

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  • Undergraduate Candidates:
    • You must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
    • You must be in your final year of high school and not yet have started a post-secondary education
    • You must have a very good level of French and English – minimum level B2
    • You must study in one of the institutions partnered with Sciences Po for the programme and provide a letter of recommendation from this institution
    • You must demonstrate a track record of leadership and/or service within your community
    • You must be able to show that you lack financial means to pursue higher education
  • Graduate Candidates:
    • You must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
    • You must have completed your undergraduate studies at a foreign higher education institution and have at least a Bachelor’s degree
    • A minimum C1 level in English or French depending on the program you are applying to
    • You must study in one of the institutions partnered with Sciences Po for the program and provide a letter of recommendation from this institution (see the list of registered partners below)
    • You must demonstrate a track record of leadership and/or service within your community
    • You must be able to show that you lack financial means to pursue higher education
  • Summer School Candidates:
    • You must be a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
    • You must currently be a Mastercard Foundation scholar at a Mastercard Foundation partner institution
    • You must be supported by an institution partnered with Sciences Po under the program
    • You must demonstrate a track record of leadership and/or service within your community
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Application deadlines for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarships are:

  • Bachelor: January 31, 2019
  • Master: January 15, 2019
  • Summer School: February 18, 2019

Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Application

Candidates must apply online on a dedicated website. There are two steps to the application:

  • Candidates first provide personal information and a letter of recommendation from the partner institution of Sciences Po that supports their application through the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program.
  • After this initial eligibility assessment stage, applicants will receive an email asking them to complete the rest of the application: information on their financial, educational and extracurricular experience as well as their plans for the future.
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