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Apply for the University of Edinburgh Mastercard Scholarship for Graduates.

Updated: Oct 12, 2020


The Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh will provide postgraduate scholarships to students from Africa with great academic and leadership potential but few educational opportunities.


This scholarship will cover full tuition fees and expenses for accommodation and maintenance.


  • Applicants must have graduated no later than September 2020

  • Applicants must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country. Applicants currently residing outside of this region for education or who have been displaced and sought refuge are still eligible to apply.

  • Applicants must demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community

  • Applicants can present economic circumstances which show they lack financial means to pursue higher education in their home country or elsewhere

  • Applicants must want to study one of the eligible degree programmes at the University of Edinburgh

  • Applicants must qualify academically for admission to the degree programme of their choice

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


30 October 2020

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