Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program?

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC provides opportunities for students from Sub-Saharan Africa to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies at the university.
The University of British Columbia is pleased to partner with The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to provide comprehensive scholarships to students from Sub-Saharan Africa. The Program provides access to education for academically talented, yet economically marginalized young people. Scholars in the Program have a demonstrated commitment to giving back to their communities and develop the leadership needed to contribute to social and economic transformation across the continent.
If you do not fit these requirements you can find more information regarding international undergraduate here and graduate funding at UBC here.

How do I apply?

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada is pleased to announce its call for applications for Master’s degree studies for the 2024/2025 academic year. Full details and application steps are available on the Graduate Admissions page of our website.

For other international undergraduate scholarship information at UBC, please visit Undergraduate Programs and Admissions Page. For other international graduate scholarship information at UBC, please visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies website. You can also learn more about other partner institutions offering the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program here.

Still have questions? Contact us!

If you have questions about Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC, please email us.

Graduate students email enquiries to scholars.admissions@ubc.ca