MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program 2017/2018 at Ashesi University, Ghana

Application Deadline: 29th June 2017

Ashesi University College, Through a $13 million partnership with The MasterCard Foundation will be awarding significant financial support to qualified undergraduate students who need such assistance to pursue bachelors degree.

Half of the scholarships funded by the Master Card Foundation will be awarded to non-Ghanaians. This scholarship covers not only the full tuition, but also includes housing in Ashesi’s residence halls, meals on campus, a free laptop, spending money and annual trips home for international students after the second year.

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is an initiative to educate and prepare young people – especially from Africa – to lead change and make a positive social impact in their communities. The Scholars Program at Ashesi will provide young Africans from economically disadvantaged communities who have demonstrated academic talent and leadership potential with access to quality and relevant education.

Benefits:

Scholars at Ashesi represent some of the best and brightest students from across the African continent, and will receive a holistic education that includes:

Comprehensive Scholarships
Students receive financial support for fees, books and supplies, transportation, accommodation, and stipends.

Life-long Skills
Scholars at Ashesi benefit from enrichment in skill areas relevant to success, such as critical thinking, communications, and entrepreneurship.

Transition Support
Scholars will receive support during their transition into Ashesi, and the workforce, with mentoring, career counseling, internships and other life skills coaching.

Give-Back Component
An integral component s the commitment to give back to their communities. Students will get to actively work on this through volunteer and community service opportunities.

Career Opportunities
Since Ashesi’s inception, some 90% of our graduates have stayed to work and contribute to growth and development in Africa; over 95% our graduates receive job offers within months of graduation.

A Global Alumni Network
Graduates of the Programme will be connected through a network that offers information, resources, and opportunities to learn from other scholars and Ashesi graduates around the world.

How to Apply:

  • (However, if you would prefer to fill a paper application, download the forms below) 

Submit completed applications

By Post:
Admissions Office
Ashesi University College
PMB CT3, Cantonments,
Accra, Ghana

By E-mail
Scan completed application and email to: admissions@ashesi.edu.gh

In-Person
Ashesi University College,
1 University Avenue,
Berekuso, Ghana
Click here for directions…

Timeline:

Application Deadlines

Early: 30th March 2017

Regular: 29th June 2017
(Scholarship & International student application deadline)

Late: 24th August 2017
(Attracts fee of GHs50)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program 2017/2018 

4 COMMENTS

  1. i will love to join the school i have read alot of things about the school …..but i cant afford it ,pls how can i sick for a full time scholarship?

  2. The school’s good praises are spread all over Africa. I am from Kenya and I am very interested in joining this school but I don’t have finance. How can I get a MasterCard scholarship?

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