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About Us  |  Scholars Program
Scholars Program

The Mastercard Foundation (MCF) Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana is a partnership between KNUST and the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) headquartered in Toronto Canada, to train altogether 2,250 scholars over a 15-year period (750 Scholars in Phase I – 2014-2019 and 1500 Scholars in Phase II – 2019-2029) to contribute significantly to societal change and the transformation of Africa by empowering the youth of the continent.

In the execution of her mandate, the Program further gives priority to Females, Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons) and Persons with Disability with the breakdown as follows; 70% females out of the whole 100%, 25% displaced persons (both internally and externally) out of the whole 100%, 10% persons with disabilities out of the whole 100%, 20% international scholars out of the whole 100%.

Our Goal

To raise ethical and transformative leaders who will contribute to societal change and lead the transformation agenda of the African Continent. 

To provide access to quality higher education to the academically talented yet economically disadvantaged qualified students in the deprived communities of Africa 

Core Tenets

The Program desires to raise scholars who have 

Academic Talentsvalue learning and have the drive to complete their education;  

Commitment to Go-Back and Give-Backhave demonstrated a commitment to improving their communities.  

Potential to Leadbecome role models, mentors, problem solvers; and exhibit ethical and transformative leadership qualities. 

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program