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Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Pretoria

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2019/08/31
Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarships at the University of Pretoria

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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.

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.

Eligibility:

  • In order to apply for the scholarship, applicant MUST have been admitted into a degree at UP. Applicant will need his student number to complete the MCFSP application, which must be accompanied by his academic records and other supporting documents as outlined in the application form.
  • Applicant must be sure to include documents that support what his 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. Applicant should not apply for funding if he or his 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.

Scholarship Coverage:

  • 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 the applicant home
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Academic advising and counselling support  

Available Postgraduate Courses:

  • Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities for entry into the Honours or Masters (Political Studies or International Studies only)
  • Faculty of Engineering – continuing students are eligible to apply

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Eligibility

Nationality
Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Comoros, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Education, Studying

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Funding
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Travel costs, Visa costs, Accommodation, Food, Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
South Africa
Required Documents
others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
Bachelor
Required Languages
English
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