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MasterCard Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology (KNUST) Scholarships 2024/2025 For African Students


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 Scholarship includes;

  • 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 on an accelerated Master’s Degree after undergraduate studies with an MCF Partner institution in the USA.


MasterCard Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Scholarships for the 2024/2025 Academic year:

  1. All Applicants must have a WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’Level and A’Level or their equivalent Results from an accredited/recognized institution and Certificate Ready and must meet KNUST’s Admission Requirements. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be accepted. Applicant’s result must be at least a year old.

  2. The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.

  3. The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).

  4. Priority shall be given to;

  • Females

  • Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, etc.)

  • Persons with Disability

  1. The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.

  2. The Applicant must not be enrolled in any tertiary institution.

Deadline: May 31, 2024

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