Mastercard Foundation-UGB Scholarship Program for African Students (Fully Funded)

Scholarships are made available by Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis (UGB) through a partnership with Mastercard Foundation for high-potential graduates who want to work in engineering, agriculture, medicine or the digital industry.

Mastercard Foundation-UGB Scholarship Program For African students is a fully-funded scholarship available to all students, including women, persons with disabilities, and displaced persons or refugees.


Scholarship Sponsors: Mastercard Foundation

Host institutions: Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis (UGB)

Scholarship Worth: fully funded

Number of awards: enough

Level of education: Undergraduates & Graduates

Nationality: African students


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DETAILS | Mastercard Foundation-UGB Scholarship Program

The program aims to develop participants into committed leaders with knowledge and skills to promote the industrial and socio-economic development of Senegal and Africa. It also aims to provide participants with training in non-technical areas and a full package of support services.

Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis (UGB) informs new graduates that the application deadline for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program at UGB, originally set for October 04, 2022, has been postponed to October 31, 2022. It is recalled that the submission of physical files is mandatory for all candidates, Senegalese and foreigners.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the Mastercard Foundation-UGB Scholarship Program, applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants of African descent
  • Candidates must have interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be from a disadvantaged family, a person with a disability or a refugee/foreigner and be able to prove it.
  • Demonstrate leadership and entrepreneurial skills (as evidenced by positions of responsibility held during their academic career or by participation in extracurricular associations or by developing personal experiences;
  • Not be a recipient of any other scholarship program in any capacity.
  • Show good academic performance.

Elective courses

  • Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science.
  • Applied Mathematics and Social Sciences.
  • Agricultural Sciences;
  • DUT Agroecology;
  • Saint-Louis Polytechnic Preparatory Circle.

Scholarship benefits

The fellow receives the following benefits throughout his training.

  • Monthly allowance
  • medical care
  • Tuition and fees
  • School supplies and teaching materials
  • Transport
  • accommodation and food

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Application Procedures

How to apply: Interested applicants for the Mastercard Foundation-UGB Scholarship Program should follow the following steps:

  • download and print the application
  • Fill it carefully by filling all the details
  • Attach all required documents
  • Submit the duly filled form with all the required documents

Application deadline: 31 October 2022

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