2021 Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Carnegie Mellon University

Deadline: May 1, 2019.

Carnegie Mellon University is partnered with Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, which has committed $10.8 million to benefit 125 academically talented but economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa. Carnegie Mellon University is part of a global network of 23 Scholars Program partners, comprised of educational institutions committed to developing Africa’s young leaders. Scholars will go on to lead changes in their communities and contribute to meaningful transformation across the continent.



1. Have obtained admission to CMU-Africa

2. Be a citizen of an African country

3. Have an exceptional academic record

4. Have demonstrated leadership potential

5. Have demonstrated commitment to give back to their community

6. Have demonstrated commitment to transforming Africa

7. Come from a disadvantaged background



The Scholars Program at CMU provides a holistic educational experience to students by supporting them through comprehensive scholarships, leadership development,
career guidance, community service projects and lifelong engagement through our strong alumni network.




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