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MCF, Canada Fully-Funded KNUST Scholarship, 2024

The MasterCard Foundation, Canada in partnership with KNUST is offering Scholarships to students who would like to study in the university for 2024/2025 session. Interested students are hereby informed to apply. Continue to read to see how to apply.

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2024
Scholarship Type: Undergraduate
Host Institution: Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana

Value of Scholarship: The Scholarship includes;

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation allowance and monthly stipend).
  • Counselling Support Services
  • Career Development Services (including Industrial Mentorship, Career Guidance, Professional Development, and Enterprise Development, amongst others)
  • 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 and tutoring.
  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give- Back),
  • Uniquely sourced internships with industry for Professional development.
  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and networking with the Global Scholars Community.

About Scholarship: 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.


For the 2023/2024 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. The 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.

Number of Scholarships: several

Duration of Scholarship: full period of study

How to Apply: Applicants are to first apply for admission to the university via this link: after that, proceed to apply for the scholarship. Download a copy of the 2024 application form HERE and fill it out.

Submit the completed application form THROUGH EMS or any other courier mail to:

The Program Manager
No. 1 African Hall Road Impact Building
KNUST, Kumasi,
AK 315 4897,

Note: When submitting your scholarship application form to the Secretariat, submit these additional documents

  • The print out of KNUST’s online admission (if available)
  • Original Certificates for Both O’Level or A’Level results or their equivalent.

For more information on this scholarship, visit the official scholarship page.

Sponsors: MasterCard Foundation, Canada

Important Notes: There are absolutely no charges/ fees/ facilitation/ agents or intermediaries required at any stage of this process.

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  1. Osama Marris
    Osama Marris

    Please I will like to study in UK

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