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Apply for the UBC Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2020

Brief Description

Apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program at the University of British Columbia for graduate studies.

Eligibility To be eligible for consideration for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Masters’ Degree Program at UBC, the applicant must: ▪       have completed a Bachelor’s degree; ▪       must not already have a graduate or Ph.D. degree; ▪       be a citizen or a refugee of a Sub-Saharan African country; ▪       have lived a significant part of their life in a Sub-Saharan African country ▪       present economically disadvantaged financial circumstances, and be able to show a lack of financial means from family or other sources to pursue graduate education in their home country or elsewhere; ▪       have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances and show leadership qualities or potential; ▪       demonstrate an interest in and commitment to giving back to his/her home community in ways that enhance the economic growth and social development of Africa, through engagement in activities in their current profession, university or community; ▪       be applying for a Master’s degree in one of the following Faculties and programs at UBC’s Vancouver campus;

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