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KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2023/2024 [Fully Funded]

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The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (MCFSP at KNUST) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2023/2024 intake. We invite interested and eligible candidates from across Africa to apply for this prestigious program.

The MCFSP at KNUST aims to provide comprehensive scholarships to academically talented individuals who are economically disadvantaged. Our goal is to offer access to quality university education for qualified students in Ghana and throughout Africa.

KNUST Mastercard Foundation

Key Features of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST:

  1. Scholarship Opportunities: The program offers full scholarships, including tuition, accommodation, stipends, and other academic support, for the entire duration of the undergraduate program.
  2. Academic Excellence: Scholars will have the opportunity to pursue their studies at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, a leading institution known for its commitment to excellence in education and research.
  3. Leadership Development: The program is designed to foster the development of future leaders who will drive positive change in their communities and contribute to Africa’s sustainable development.
  4. Mentorship and Support: Scholars will receive mentoring and support services throughout their academic journey, ensuring a smooth transition and successful completion of their studies.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a citizen of an African country.
  2. Have a strong academic record and demonstrate exceptional intellectual potential.
  3. Come from an economically disadvantaged background.
  4. Be committed to making a positive impact in their communities and contributing to Africa’s development.

Application Process:

Interested candidates can apply for the program by following these steps:

  1. Visit the official Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST website to access the application portal.
  2. Carefully review the eligibility criteria and program requirements before starting the application.
  3. Complete the online application form, providing accurate and relevant information.
  4. Upload the necessary supporting documents, including academic transcripts, recommendation letters, and a personal statement outlining your aspirations and commitment to community development.
  5. Submit the application within the specified deadline.

Selection Process:

The selection process for the program is rigorous and highly competitive. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews and assessments to determine their suitability for the scholarship.

Note: Please refer to the official Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST website for the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding the application process and important dates.

We encourage all academically talented and economically disadvantaged individuals from across Africa to seize this opportunity and apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Together, we can create a brighter future for Africa through education and leadership development.


KNUST Mastercard Foundation

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Mastercard Foundation/ KNUST

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): KNUST, Ghana

Scholarship WorthVaries

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: Africans


Scholarship Benefits

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation allowance and a full-year monthly stipend).
  • Counselling Support Services
  • Career Development Services (including Industrial Mentorship, Career Guidance, Professional Development, and Enterprise Development, amongst others)
  • Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build societal relationships and scholars’ capacity.
  • Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, and tutoring.
  • Plus numerous other benefits (see official site)


KNUST Mastercard Foundation


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