Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program For Africans-2021

About the Program

The American University of Beirut (AUB) is offering full scholarships for graduate education for the academic year 2021-2022​ in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at AUB aims to prepare young people to be agents of change in their communities, countries, and regions. The program requires scholars to attend a series of workshops, courses and field work in addition to the courses for their degree.

Eligibility and Admission Criteria

Graduate scholarships are open to:
  1. Nationals of Africa
  2. Nationals of Lebanon
  3. R​​​efugee and displaced living in Lebanon
Selection and admission are based on:
  • Academic promise
  • Financial need
  • Leadership potential
  • Desire to give back and go back to one’s community
  • Proof of meeting RUSE (Readiness for University Studies in English) requirement

How to Apply:

  • Complete the AUB Online Graduate Application Form after creating an account.
  • Upload supporting documents as per the requirements indicated on the online application.
  • Once you reach the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program box in the application, click on “Apply” in order to receive the financial survey link specific to this scholarshi​p that needs to be filled and submitted before the application deadline.

6 thoughts on “Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program For Africans-2021”

  1. I fully embrace this program.
    I have completed form six and looking forward to join University.
    I will forever remain grateful if I get this scholarship.

  2. I fully embrace this program.
    I am a Ugandan and has completely form six.
    I will forever remain grateful if I get this scholarship.


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