Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2021 at KNUST is open for application.
About the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2021 Program at KNUST.
Our goal is to raise the next generation of ethical and transformational leaders who would influence change on the African Continent.
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (MCFSP at KNUST) provides academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa with access to quality university education.
The Program offers an opportunity for its scholars to receive holistic training that empowers them to be change leaders.
The Scholars Program embodies an array of services including mentorship, cultural transition, etc. that will lead to the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will further the goal of social and economic transformation of Africa.
Mastercard Scholarship Eligibility:
For the 2021/2022 Academic year:
- All Applicants must have a WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O’Level and A’Level or their equivalent Results from an accredited/recognized institution and Certificate Ready and must meet KNUST’s Admission Requirements. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be accepted. Applicant’s result must be at least a year old.
- The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.
- The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).
- Priority shall be given to;
- Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, etc.)
- Persons with Disability
- The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.
- The Applicant must not be enrolled in any tertiary institution.
Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Value:
- Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation allowance and monthly stipend).
- Counselling Support Services
- Career Development Services (including Industrial Mentorship, Career Guidance, Professional Development, and Enterprise Development, amongst others)
- Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build societal relationships and scholars’ capacity.
- Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning and tutoring.
- Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give- Back),
- Uniquely sourced internships with industry for Professional development.
- The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and networking with the Global Scholars Community.
Start your 2021/2022 application here APPLY HERE NOW!
- Submit the completed application form THROUGH EMS or any other courier mail to:
The Program Manager
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST Secretariat
℅ Office of the Dean of Students
Private Mail Bag
KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana
2021 APPLICATION DEADLINE: ON OR BEFORE MONDAY, MAY 31, 2021.
International Applicants Should Note:
When submitting your scholarship application form to the Secretariat, submit these additional documents;
- The printout of your application for admission at KNUST.
- Original Certificates for both O’Level and A’Level results or their equivalent results.
Official Mastercard Scholarship Website
BBNaija Season 6 Application Form 2021 – Requirement, Audition Date and Venue
BBNaija Season 6 Application Form 2021 is open to for DSTV and GOTV Subscribers. See Requirement, Audition Date and Venue below.
BBNaija Season 6 Application Form 2021
DSTV has decided to reward its active subscribers who are interested in auditioning for the season 6 of the Big Brother Naija reality show.
To be among the first applicants to audition for the season 6 of the Big Brother Naija reality show, you must be an active DSTV or GOTV subscriber.
If you are an active subscriber, follow the steps below to qualify for the audition.
- You must pay or renew your DSTV or GOTV subscription in any of the following bouquets between 24th to 31st March, 2021. The packages include DSTV premium, DSTV compact plus, DSTV compact, DSTV confam, DSTV yanga or GOTV max or jolli.
- Send an email to AfricaMagicEvents@ng.multichoice.com with your smart card or IUC number to receive your unique website link to complete registration.
- Your audition will include a 2-minutes video telling Big Brother why you deserve to be a housemate.
- You must be 21 years or older by June, 2021 with a valid identity document. NIMC card, international passport, voters card or driver’s license will be accepted.
How much is BBNaija Application Form
The audition form is totally free.
HOW to Apply For Big Brother Naija Season 6 – 2021
Currently, the online application form for the Big Brother Naija season 6 competition is out for DSTV and GOTV users only.
However, when the online form is out for everyone to apply, you will be able to obtain the form from the BBNaija audition website at www.shortaudition.net/BB-2020.
Information regarding the form will also be made available on social media channels.
This post will also be constantly updated with latest news regarding the application form. Follow the procedures given below to register for the audition.
When will the BBNaija Season 6 Application Form Go on Sale?
The Big Brother Naija season 6 application form for 2021 is now available for GOTV and DSTV users only. If you are not a DSTV or GOTV user, please wait for the online application form which will be available to everyone soon. Further information will be communicated to you via this website in due course.
Tuition Free Countries For International Students
Below is a well arranged and structured guide to current scholarships offered by various countries across the World.
Tuition Free Countries For International Students
Tuition Free Universities in Austria
According to studyinaustria.at If you are an non-EU/EEA student, federal/public universities in Austria only charge about 363.36-726.72 Euros per semester for tuition fees plus 19.20 Euros for student union membership fee “ÖH-Beitrag” and the student accident insurance fee.
Students from other developing countries and Central and Eastern European reform countries may be exempted or apply for a full or partial refund of the tuition fees according to the universities’ own rules. Further information is available at the website of the university directly.
Cost of Studying in Austria:
See the list of Higher Education Institutions in Austria
Tuition Free Universities in Germany:
As of October 2014, all Universities in Germany except Baden-Württemberg* will not charge any tuition fees for bachelor’s and consecutive master’s degree programs for all students including international students.
Unlike undergraduate studies, most Master’s studies in Germany come with tuition fees, but they’re not as high as in other countries.
On the other hand, doctoral studies at German universities are in principle free. PhD students are charged tuition only after completing their first six semesters but they are required to pay a semester contribution of approximately 150-200 euros per semester.
Cost of Studying in Germany:
See the list of German Universities and Colleges.
Tuition Free Universities and Scholarships in Finland
According to studyinfinland.fi: Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students has been introduced from autumn 2017 onwardsfor English-taught Bachelor’s or Master’s programmes.
Finnish universities and UAS’s offer scholarship options for gifted non-EU/EEA students admitted to their fee-charging Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. EDUFI Fellowships are available to cover living expenses for Doctoral studies for up to one academic year.
Cost of Studying in Finland: Estimated living expenses of a single student in Finland average around 700-900 Euros per month.
See the list of Scholarships in Finland
Tuition Scholarships in Swedish Universities
According to studyinsweden.se:
Application and tuition fees apply for those who are not citizens of an EU/EEA/Nordic country or Switzerland studying at the bachelor’s or master’s level.
PhD positions in Sweden are usually offered as paid positions by universities or external funding bodies.
Find the list of Universities in Sweden that offers scholarships/tuition waivers
Tuition Free Universities in Norway
According to Studyinnorway.no:
Norwegian state universities and university colleges as a rule do not charge tuition fees to all students including international students.
Note that some state universities and university colleges may have tuition fees for a few specialized programmes which are typically at the Masters level.
Cost of Studying in Norway:
See the list of Universities and Colleges in Norway
Online Tuition Free Universities (Tuition Free Countries For International Students)
There are now a number of Universities offering online degrees/courses for free. The first such University is University of the People which is a tuition-free, non-profit, accredited online university dedicated to opening access to higher education globally.
This was followed by an initiative of MIT and Harvard called edX which is a learning platform that gives students from any country the opportunity to take free online courses offered by three premier Universities in the US – Harvard, MIT, and UC Berkeley and about 50+ Universities and institutions.
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Hasselt University Master of Transportation Sciences Scholarships 2021/2022 for Students from Developing Countries – Belgium
ICP Scholarship Programme 2020: The Master of Transportation Sciences offers twelve students from developing countries a scholarship to obtain a master’s degree in Transportation Sciences (specialization: Road Safety). Applications are now open.
About the ICP Scholarship Programme 2020 Award:
The Master of Transportation Sciences is happy to announce we now have a call for participants for the ICP programme 2020 “ROAD SAFETY IN LOW & MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES”.
The International Course Programme (ICP) anually offers twelve students from developing countries a scholarship to obtain an MSc in Transportation Sciences (specialization: Road Safety).
The programme takes two years and has a specific focus on road safety in developing countries.
Students are trained to identify transportation and road safety issues in order to create innovative solutions by using an integrative approach based on three pillars: the individual (dealing with the human behaviour in traffic and how to influence it e.g. intentional and unintentional riskful behaviour such as drunk driving or cognitive impairments), the environment (e.g. creating self-explaining roads and infrastructure that minimizes crash impact) and the society (e.g. societal norms and translation into policy and enforcement measures).
Road safety in this programme is approached as a cross-border field, incorporating elements of psychology, economy, urban planning, environmental studies, engineering and more.
ICP Scholarship Programme 2020 Eligibility:
With the International Course Programme, VLIR-UOS financially supports English master’s programmes focussing on development-related themes. The scholarship sponsor has stipulated a number of eligibility criteria applicants must meet, e.g.:
- The maximum age of applicants should be 35 on 1st January 2019
- Only people from the below 31 countries are eligible for a scholarship
- Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
- Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
- Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru
Value of Award:
- Monthly allowance: € 1150/month (for cost of meals, transport, personal expenses and accommodation)
- 1- time payment for indirect travel costs: € 150
- 1- time payment for logistical allowance: € 850
- Insurance, international travel and tuition fee
Duration of Program:
How to Apply for the ICP Scholarship Programme 2020:
By Feb 1, 2021, we need to have a completed online application and hard copies of legalized degree certificates and academic transcripts by post.
1st February 2021
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