MasterCard Foundation Scholarship at Ashesi University for International Undergraduate Students

The MasterCard Foundation Scholarship is funded by MasterCard in partnership with Ashesi University, Accra, Ghana. It is an initiative to educate and prepare young people – especially from Africa – to lead change and make a positive social impact in their communities.

Scholarship Summary  
|Level: Undergraduate |Institution(s): Ashesi University College, Accra
|Location: Ghana |Field(s): All
|Target: All |Deadline(s): 29 June, 2017

The Scholarship Program is aimed at providing young Africans from economically disadvantaged communities who have demonstrated academic talent and leadership potential access to quality and relevant education. Ashesi will be awarding significant financial support to both qualified Ghanaian and international undergraduate students. The funding is provided for by The MasterCard Foundation in Canada.

All Undergraduate Bachelors level courses of study available at Ashesi are open to this sponsorship.  This scholarship covers not only the full tuition, but also includes housing in Ashesi’s residence halls, meals on campus, a free laptop, spending money and annual trips home for international students after the second year.


The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit. Bright students from low income and middle income families stand good chances.

The Scholarship Committee will determine the amount of your award on the basis of demonstrated need and the strength of your application.

Admission into Ashesi is a highly selective process which is based, in part, on the evaluation of information submitted during the application process.

How to Apply for the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship

Candidates looking to apply for this generous scholarship opportunity should consult Ashesi University for further information on how to apply. The MasterCard Foundation Scholarship website is found here.

Information on how to gain entry into Ashesi University, for both Ghanaian and International students, can be found here.

Kindly visit the scholarship announcement page for more details on the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship.

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