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Apply For 2024 Mastercard Full Scholarship at Gondar University, Ethiopia


Apply For 2024 Mastercard Full Scholarship at Gondar University, Ethiopia

The Mastercard Foundation Scholarship at Gondar University provides fully funded opportunities to African students, covering tuition, accommodation, living stipends, a laptop, flight expenses, and meals at the university canteens. This scholarship aims to benefit academically talented but disadvantaged youth from five East African countries – Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and South Sudan.

Scholarship Details:

  • Type: Masters
  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2024

Value & Duration of Award:

  • Full coverage of tuition, accommodation/boarding, stipend, and additional expenses such as books.
  • Academic, financial, and social support to help awardees develop leadership skills.
  • Experiential activities such as summer camps.

Eligible Field of Study:

  • Accounting
  • Development and Environmental Management Studies
  • Economics
  • Gender and Development Studies
  • Law
  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Public health
  • Sociology
  • Special Needs and Inclusive Education
  • Tourism

Eligible Countries: Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and South Sudan.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for this Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree relevant to their proposed graduate program from a recognized University, using English as the medium of instruction in the past 5 years.
  • Have graduated with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) at graduation.
  • Be citizens and permanent residents of Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, or Djibouti.
  • Youth applicants with disabilities and female applicants with financial difficulty are strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply:

  1. Download the Paper Application (English) form.
  2. Complete the application form, providing information about academic ability, financial need, disability status, community giveback, and leadership potential.
  3. Attach scanned or PDF copies of the required documents.
  4. Send by email ( or mail (Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program; P.O. Box 1082; Gondar, Ethiopia) after filling the required information along with scanned copies of relevant testimonials and credentials.

Required Documents:

  • Application Form
  • Medical paper attesting to disability type and degree
  • Completed and signed Scholarship Application Form
  • Detailed resume of academic, non‐academic, and volunteer work
  • Transcripts/student copies from elementary, high school, and university
  • Two letters of recommendations from previous universities
  • National and/or resident identification card, or passport
  • Testimonials regarding economic disadvantage
  • Letter from District Police Office regarding criminal record
  • Testimonial about voluntary community giveback and leadership

Don’t miss this life-changing opportunity to pursue your master’s degree with the support of the Mastercard Full Scholarship at Gondar University! Apply now before the deadline on June 30, 2024!


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