DEADLINE: 15 Jan 2021
FUNDING: Fully funded
OPEN FOR: Specific countries
STATUS: 107 Days Remaining
McGill University and the Mastercard Foundation are pleased to announce the Mastercard Foundation Scholarships to McGill University in Canada for the session 2021-2022. The program was created to offer full scholarships to Master’s students from eligible countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
This scholarship program in Canada is designed to sponsor outstanding students who are committed to their communities to pursue a university education that would otherwise not have the opportunity. The goal is to foster the development of future leaders and entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa.
Founded in 1821, McGill University is one of Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the best universities in the world. The university is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and is known for attracting the best and brightest students from Canada, the United States, and around the world. McGill University has the most diverse research-intensive student population in Canada, with students from over 150 countries.
Host Institution: McGill University, Quebec – Canada.
Eligible programs (without thesis only): please see the Eligible programs section below.
Number of awards: not specified
Duration: Duration of the applicant’s program.
Eligible countries: this scholarship to study in Canada is open to citizens of the following countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire
Advantages of the Mastercard Foundation’s Scholarship at McGill University in Canada
The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program provides financial, social, and academic support to researchers. Financial support includes, but is not limited to, tuition, accommodation, books, and other academic materials.
In addition, scholars have a comprehensive support network including a range of mentoring and support services to ensure their academic success, their commitment to community service and their transition to socially relevant employment opportunities.
Eligible fields of study at McGill University in Canada
The following is a list of programs available through this scholarship in Canada.
- Master of Architecture (M. Arch. – Professional) – Architecture ;
- Master of Education (M. Ed.) – Educational Psychology ;
- Master of Information Science (M.I.St.) – Information Science.
Master of Arts (M.A.)
- Counseling Psychology ;
- Education and Society ;
- Educational Leadership (Requires at least 2 years of teaching or similar experience) ;
- Political Science ;
- School Psychology and Applied Child Psychology.
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
- Bioresource Engineering ;
- Biostatistics ;
- Food Science and Agrochemistry ;
- Public Health
Master of Engineering (M. Eng.)
- Aerospace Engineering ;
- Chemical Engineering ;
- Electrical Engineering (Requires a 1st class license or MPC of 3.7/4.0) ;
- Mechanical Engineering ;
- Mining Engineering ;
- Materials Engineering.
Master of Applied Science (M. Sc. A.)
- Animal Sciences ;
- Bioresource engineering;
- Human Nutrition – project option ;
- Occupational Health.
Eligibility for Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at McGill University in Canada
To be eligible for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program at McGill, you must :
Be eligible for one of McGill University’s participating programs of study (see list of programs here) ;
Have never undertaken graduate studies ;
Be nominated by a current McGill Professor or administrative staff member of the program of your choice (see application form) ;
Be a citizen of a sub-Saharan country and have resided there for at least one year.
For more info visit the official link