Furalle Education Service

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is pleased to announce the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program for young undergraduate African students.

MCFSP at KNUST provides comprehensive scholarships for access to quality university education to QUALIFIED academically talented, yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa.

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program offers an opportunity for her scholars to receive holistic training that empowers them to become effective change leaders. The Program provides an array of services including mentorship, ethical leadership seminars, skills training, etc. that will lead to the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will equip the scholar to be a global citizen.

Scholarship Summary

Scholarship Details:

The goal of the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship is to raise the next generation of ethical and transformative leaders who would influence positive forward-looking changes in their respective home countries specifically and on the African Continent as a whole.

Scholarship Requirements:

  1. At the time of application, all prospective candidates must have in their possession, a genuine and valid WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O ‘Level & A ‘Level or their equivalent results from an accredited/recognized institution. Applicant’s results must not be more than five years old.
  2. The candidates must further meet KNUST’s Admission Requirements. The scholarship is awarded contingent on the premise that the applicant is successfully admitted into a program at KNUST.
  3. For admission into KNUST Ghanaian applicants need to purchase an E voucher for the purpose and fill the application for admission whenever the online portal opens – (HERE!) international applicants are instructed to visit the same address and select the option for international students only.
  4. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be processed for the scholarship.
  5. The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.
  6. The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).
  7. Priority shall be given to: Females, Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, etc.), Persons with Disability
  8. The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her community
  9. The Applicant must NOT be enrolled in any tertiary institution.
  10. Eligible candidates for the scholarship can apply by downloading the application form (HERE!)
  11. The scholarship application form is free and has a feature of a “2022” watermark
  12. Qualified applicants should apply for the scholarship as soon as they can. Do not wait until admissions are opened at KNUST
  13. Completed application forms must be sent via courier mail (Eg. EMS, DHL, Fedex, UPS) to the address below;

The Program Manager,

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST,

Africa Hall Road, Impact Building,


Kumasi, Ghana.

International Applicants Should Note and attach copies of their original certificates of their results or their equivalent results.

Scholarship Duration and Reward

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