Apply For The Mastercard University of Cape Town (UCT) Scholarship Programme 2022/2023


The MasterCard Foundation has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to oversee the implementation of financial, academic, social and post-graduation support to awarded candidates under the scholarship titled The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Cape Town. The vision of the Program is to transition promising young people from beneficiaries to benefactors, preparing them with the necessary values, knowledge, skills, and leadership to fuel economic and social progress across Africa. The Program targets academically qualified undergraduate and postgraduate candidates who are economically disadvantaged young people with leadership potential from Sub-Saharan Africa.


This scholarship program offers you;

  • reimbursement of costs incurred for visa application processing

  • an economy class air ticket to Cape Town South Africa for awardees

  • full tuition fees, international student fees, and accommodation

  • meals through the student housing system at the University of Cape Town

  • medical cover with a recommended medical aid service provider

  • a living stipend; to be used to cover ad hoc expenses pertaining to your studies

  • costs related to community activities as prescribed by the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at the U