The Barclays-F.G. Mogae Scholarship Fund 2018/2019 for Botswana citizens.

Application Deadline: July 13th 2018

The Barclays – F.G. Mogae Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 in honour of the former president of Botswana Mr. Festus Mogae.

Scholarships are available for individuals who wish to pursue a Masters Degree at a recognized institute of higher learning in Botswana. The desired courses of study are: Accounting; Economics; Engineering; Finance; Human Resources; Information Technology; Law; Marketing; Mathematics; and Business Management. Students from other fields of study may be considered at the discretion of the governing committe.

Eligible Applicants

  • Citizens of Botswana- People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Registered for a Masters degree on a full time basis and not on secondment with a company
  • Falls within the top 20% of her/his respective class in the final two years of undergraduate studies and should have achieved an overall aggregate pass rate of 75%
  • Clean criminal record

Primary Award Criteria

  • Academic Achievements which will include grades and GPA and class rank.
  • Financial Need
  • Involvement in community and extracurricular activities
  • Personal attributes

Criteria for Barclays Colleagues

  • Employees who have completed their probationary period
  • A very strong performer

Award Restrictions

  • Non-renewable- This means that one individual can only benefit once

Other Requirements

  • Completed application form- available at all Barclays Branches
  • Police Clearance
  • Three letters of reference
  • Motivation Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Financial information summary
  • Acceptance Letter from an institution of Higher Learning


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Barclays-F.G. Mogae Scholarship Fund 2018/2019


  1. Am a postgraduate student in university of Botswana,Gaborone pursuing masters in Adult Education,self sponsored,i completed my first year and am about to start my second year in August 2019 unfortunately am financially unstable,therefore am asking if i can be sponsored to complete my last year (2nd year 1st semester and 2nd year 2nd semester)


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