USIU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2022/23 [Fully Funded]


USIU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2022: United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Mastercard Foundation for its global scholars Program. –

The initiative will offer academically talented youths from Africa facing financial, gender, displacement or disability constraints an opportunity to access world-class university education.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): USIU-Africa and Mastercard Foundation

Scholarship to be taken in: United States International University-Africa

Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship Benefits (below)

Scholarship Level: Undergraduate

Eligible Areas: See Eligible programs (below)

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Africans


USIU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2022 | Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the USIU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be women not exceeding 29 years old in the following categories: Young women; Refugees and displaced youth; Youth with disabilities.
  • Scholars must demonstrate academic talent and have personal motivation to complete their education.
  • Must be committed to giving back to their communities through previous and/or past engagements with community outreach activities
  • Exhibit leadership potential and committed to becoming change makers, role models and mentors who embrace ethical leadership.
  • Be interested in and meet USIU-Africa’s admissions criteria and academic qualifications to undertake any of the approved undergraduate degree programs.

Eligible Programs

  • Science and Technology
  • Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Communication, Cinematic and Creative Arts
  • Business Administration
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Scholarship Benefits

  • Tuition and functional fees;
  • Laptops, books, and other learning materials;
  • Reasonable accommodation and meals;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Stipend;
  • Transport to and from home;
  • Access to leadership training;
  • Access to entrepreneurial training;
  • Psycho-social support, career counseling, and mentorship.
  • Disability needs will be reasonably catered for

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the USIU-Africa Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2022 are to:

  • Download the application forms from Here or pick the forms from the Admissions Office, located in the Main Administration building at USIU-Africa at no cost.
  • Submit completed application forms by email as an attachment, ensuring that the scanned copy of the scholarship application form and all the required documents are legible and send to mcfsp-applications@usiu.ac.ke or drop your application at Admissions Office, located in the Main Administration building at USIU- Africa, or post your application to:

Program Director, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, USIU-Africa, P.O. Box 14634 – 00800, Nairobi

Application Deadline: February 28, 2022

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