Applications are invited for the 2015/16 MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Duke. Duke University, USA in partnership with MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program offers undergraduate scholarships to students from Sub-Saharan Africa in order to fosters growth and development.

About the Scholars Program

At Duke, scholars work with professors who have decades of experience leading projects in Africa. Through challenging classes, research opportunities, and programs designed especially for these students, The MasterCard Foundation Scholars at Duke are provided the educational tools needed to become leaders.

Duke recognizes education is a catalyst for social and economic betterment. This visionary program creates a pipeline of leaders for a global society. Duke is proud to be among a select group of institutions participating in the program’s inaugural year.

One of Duke’s great advantages for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars is the network of resources the university provides to scholars, their families, and students who are interested in the program.


The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Duke is open to students from sub-Saharan Africa who demonstrate financial need, academic ability and merit, and demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of others in their communities. Students apply to Duke first, and are then considered for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. The following links may be of assistance.

In addition to merit, a few of our scholarships also require demonstration of financial need. Please provide the Financial Aid office with all necessary documentation, no later than the first week in March, to optimize consideration for scholarship awards.

Application Deadline: January 1, 2015

For more information, click HERE.

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By |2014-12-11T17:41:47+01:00December 11, 2014|Opportunities, Rise Networks Community, Youth Speak|2 Comments

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  1. LUBALE YATIMU December 13, 2014 at 1:44 pm - Reply

    lt is a good university indeed with a competent staff,l just pray to God that l join it
    for quality education

  2. LUBALE YATIMU December 13, 2014 at 1:48 pm - Reply

    l pray so hard that l accomplish my studies with those competent

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