University of Edinburgh Mastercard Foundation (Undergraduate XCHARX Postgraduate) Scholars Program 2019/2020 for study in Scotland (Fully Funded)

Plazo de solicitud:November 30 2018 at 12:00pm GMT.

En colaboración con la Fundación Mastercard, la Universidad de Edimburgo proporcionará becas completas de 200 a estudiantes de África con gran potencial académico y de liderazgo, pero con pocas oportunidades educativas.

On top of the scholarship, the Scholars Program facilitates transformative leadership programming to inspire and support Scholars in making change in their communities and countries on their return home.

beneficios:

  • La Universidad de Edimburgo ofrece un programa de liderazgo transformativo y académico totalmente financiado para estudiantes de pregrado y postgrado del África Subsahariana.
  • Los estudiantes recibirán apoyo integral para eliminar las barreras para estudiar en Edimburgo y se beneficiarán de las oportunidades extracurriculares, incluidas las escuelas de verano y las pasantías.
  • El programa tiene como objetivo desarrollar las habilidades y talentos de cada estudiante para que puedan hacer una diferencia en sus países de origen y comunidades a su regreso.

De licenciatura

The Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh proporcionará becas de pregrado 80 a estudiantes de África con gran potencial académico y de liderazgo, pero pocas oportunidades educativas.

Las becas 30 están disponibles para el año académico 2019 / 2020, que cubrirá las tarifas y los gastos de alojamiento y mantenimiento completos.

On top of financial support, Scholars will participate in activities as part of the wider Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh including a series of summer schools, project-based placements, mentorship, and activities during each academic year.

2019/20 applications

Applications for 2019 entry to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh open on October 1 2018 at 12:00pm GMT and close on November 30 at 12:00pm GMT.

Criterios de Elegibilidad

  • For undergraduate entry, applicants must qualify academically for admission to the University of Edinburgh in any course except Medicine and Vet Medicine
    • You need to have achieved your school leaving qualifications in the last three years prior to entry date, for 2019 entry that is from 2016 onwards
  • Applicants must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Applicants should not have completed an undergraduate degree previously
  • Applicants must demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community, and;
  • Applicants are able to present economic circumstances which show they lack financial means to pursue higher education in their home country or elsewhere

Graduado

El Programa de becarios de la Universidad de Edimburgo proporcionará becas de posgrado de 60 a estudiantes de África con un gran potencial académico y de liderazgo, pero con pocas oportunidades educativas.

Las becas 10 están disponibles para el año académico 2019 / 2020, que cubrirá las tarifas de matrícula y los gastos de alojamiento y mantenimiento.

On top of financial support, Scholars will participate in activities as part of the wider Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh including work-based placements, mentorship, and other activities during the academic year.

Las becas están disponibles para los siguientes programas de postgrado:

  • MSc África y Desarrollo Internacional
  • Maestría en Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
  • MSc Global Health Policy
  • LLM Derechos Humanos
  • MA Design for Change
  • Maestría en Sistemas de Energía Sostenible

2019/20 applications

Applications for 2019 entry to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh open on October 1 2018 at 12:00pm GMT and close on November 30 at 12:00pm GMT.

Criterio de elegibilidad

  • Applicants must want to apply for one of our eligible courses listed above
  • Applicants must qualify academically for admission to the degree of their choice
  • Applicants must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country
  • Applicants should not have completed a postgraduate degree previously
  • Applicants must demonstrate a track record of leadership and service within their community, and;
  • Applicants are able to present economic circumstances which show they lack financial means to pursue higher education in their home country or elsewhere

Application to the scholarship and the University of Edinburgh

If the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is the only scholarship you are interested to apply for in the University of Edinburgh, please apply for the Scholarship only.

If you are also applying for other scholarships in the University of Edinburgh, please apply directly for the degree programme of your choice.

More information on how to apply can be found on each individual degree programme web page in the University Degree Finder.

Octubre 1 Applications open at 12.00pm GMT
Noviembre, 30 Applications Close at 12.00pm GMT
2018 de diciembre - 2019 de marzo Review of applications

2019

Marzo Abril Interview period
Marzo, 29 Deadline for references to be submitted
Abril, 30 Interview results announced
Julio Agosto Acceptance of Offer and Visa applications
Septiembre Scholars arrive in Edinburgh

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the University of Edinburgh Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2019/2020

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