The Mastercard Foundation once again, in collaboration with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST) is calling on Africans to apply for the prestigious Mastercard Scholarship. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality and relevant University education. The Scholars Program embodies an array of mentoring and cultural transition services to ensure the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will further the goal of social and economic transformation of Africa.

DEADLINE: 17:00GMT, Friday, 29th March 2019.


  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation, and monthly stipend).
  • 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, life, and career coaching, and tutoring.
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give-Back), and uniquely sourced internships.
  • An academic environment where faculty and students engage with global issues.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and the Global Scholars Community.
  • The opportunity to be enrolled in an accelerated Master’s Degree after undergraduate studies with an MCF Partner institution in the USA and many more
Also See:  WASSCE Timetable For Private Candidates (2019)


  • All Applicants with WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’Level and A’Level or their equivalent Results from an accredited/recognised institution and Certificate Ready and Satisfies KNUST’s Admission Requirements. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be accepted.
  • The Applicant must have Critical Economic Needs.
  • The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).
  • Females and Physically Challenged Applicants shall be given top priority.
  • All Subjects are considered; however, there is a Preference for Science Students.
  • The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.



Download a copy of the 2019/2020 form here

Submit the completed application form THROUGH EMS/ any other courier mail to:

The Program Manager
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST Secretariat
℅ Office of the Dean of Students
Private Mail Bag
KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

International applicants are required to submit the following additional documents when submitting the application form to the Secretariat:

  • The print out of KNUST’s online admission
  • Original Certificates for both O’Level and A’Level results or their equivalent.

For more information, follow the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST

Also See:  WASSCE Timetable For School Candidates (2019)


About Faddal Ibrahim

I’m a highly motivated individual with a strong affinity for self-development and a rigid attachment to a growth mindset. Genuinely enthusiastic about empowering myself and others to magnify our potentials, I find myself always on the lookout for amazing ways to do things differently and pushing myself to be extraordinary in the domains that pique my interest.

I’m a creative deep-thinker who refuses to be overwhelmed by stumbling blocks and always prepared for the next challenge and intellectual thrill in the arena of life. I critically observe and deconstruct the intricacies of human life and nothing ever seems to satiate my curiosity.

Literature, designing, and computer programming fill the vertices of my life’s triangle.

11 thoughts on “Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program For Undergraduate Studies at KNUST 2019/2020”

  1. Hello,I am a Gambian and wants to apply to the MasterCard foundation scholarship in KNUST but, I got little idea on how to go by it,please I need assist.Thank you.

  2. Hi, I was Web and Graphics Designing student at IPMC collage of Technology but due to my financial construed, I drop-out hawking for money to continue and complete my ambition of being Web Developer and Graphically inclined individual. May I know if I can also apply for this Scholarship?


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