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2022 Mastercard Foundation Scholarship for African Students at the University of Edinburgh, UK (Online Study)

Find out more about applying to pursue a postgraduate qualification online if you are a Mastercard Foundation Scholarship graduate or about to graduate from a Mastercard Foundation partner university.


Earning an online master's degree is a great option to get a degree that is equivalent to on-campus study while still being able to work flexibly and live at home. The University of Edinburgh's online master's degrees are entirely equal to on-campus master's degrees.

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The University of Edinburgh's Scholars Program will offer postgraduate online scholarships to African students with strong academic and leadership potential but limited educational possibilities.


Scholarship Summary

Host: University of Edinburgh

Eligible Countries: African Countries 

Reward: Full Scholarship 

Deadline: March 14, 2022

Study Abroad: Study in UK 

Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships 


Details of the award: 

The scholarship will cover all tuition expenses as well as a small study stipend to ensure that students have access to high-speed internet. The scholarship will cover three years of part-time online education.

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Scholars will participate in activities as part of the University of Edinburgh's Scholars Program, including regular online workshops with our scholars, online coaching and support, and the possibility to attend regional scholar-led workshops and events, in addition to receiving financial support.

Scholarships are available for the following postgraduate programs:


MSc International Development

MSc Global Health Policy

MSc Global Food Security and Nutrition

MSc Social Justice and Community Action

MSc Data Science, Technology and Innovation

MSc Digital Education

MSc One Health


Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

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You must be a graduate or be about to graduate as a Mastercard Foundation Scholar in a Mastercard Foundation partner institution. 

Applicants must qualify academically for admission to the University of Edinburgh for a relevant degree programme listed above. You will generally need to have achieved the equivalent of a UK Second Class (Upper) Bachelors (Hons) degree. You can find out more about postgraduate entry requirements for your country or be in touch with us at mcfsp@ed.ac.uk.

You must be a citizen of an African country (with the exception of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco & Tunisia), whose personal circumstances would make accepting an online study offer from the University of Edinburgh difficult. Applications from Malawi, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are particularly welcome.

You should demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within your community and former school/university.

You must be able to present economic circumstances which show you lack financial means to pursue higher education in your home country or elsewhere

Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of online degrees, and be able to show how they will approach the unique challenges and opportunities provided by online, part-time study.

Applicants should not have completed a postgraduate degree previously and should not be enrolled at a separate university while on scholarship.

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Reward & Benefits

The scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition as well as a small study stipend to ensure that students have access to high-speed internet. The scholarship will fund three years of part-time online study.


Scholars will participate in activities as part of the University of Edinburgh's Scholars Program, including regular online workshops with our scholars, online coaching and support, and the possibility to attend regional scholar-led workshops and events, in addition to financial support.


Application Method


Applications for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh will begin on Monday, January 31st, 2022 at 10.00 (GMT) and end on Monday, March 14th, 2022 at 16:00 (GMT).

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To submit your application, click the link below.


NOTEThese scholarships are highly competitive as many people are applying from all over the world, so you can increase your chances of getting admission by applying for different ones as we'll keep posting from time to time. Best of luck!!!!!!!!


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