Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2024 at Carnegie Mellon University Africa
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply for the CMU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. This initiative, a collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU-Africa) and the Mastercard Foundation, aims to empower students whose potential outshines their financial means.
CMU-Africa is one of 33 partners in a worldwide network of Scholars Programs dedicated to nurturing Africa’s future leaders. After finishing the program, these Scholars become catalysts for positive change in their communities, actively driving meaningful progress throughout the continent.
Carnegie Mellon University Africa (CMU Africa) is a branch of Carnegie Mellon University situated in Kigali, Rwanda, established in 2011 to address the demand for quality technical education in Africa. It focuses on information and communication technology and offers master’s programs in software engineering, information technology, and electrical and computer engineering. CMU Africa collaborates with industry partners and local institutions to provide innovative education and research opportunities. Its mission includes fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership among African students. The institution plays a pivotal role in nurturing a new generation of African technology leaders and entrepreneurs. CMU Africa continues to expand and attract students from across the continent.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): CMU-Africa and Mastercard Foundation
Host Institution(s): Carnegie Mellon University Africa
Scholarship Worth: Fully-Funded
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Graduates
Nationality: International Students
Requirements and eligibility criteria for Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2024 at Carnegie Mellon University Africa:
- International student status.
- Financial need.
- Academic talent.
- Commitment to community improvement.
- Leadership potential.
- Admission to a CMU-Africa degree program.
Application Procedure for Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2024 at Carnegie Mellon University Africa (How to apply);
To apply for the CMU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, follow these simple steps:
Application Deadline: Abuja – November 29 – December 1, 2023
For more information visit the official website