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2017 Michigan State University Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students in USA

About 2017 Michigan State University Scholarships for Sub-Saharan African Students in USA

The MasterCard Foundation has partnered with Michigan State University to provide full tuition scholarships to undergraduate and master’s degree students from sub-Saharan Africa.

The mission of The MasterCard Foundation is to advance education and financial inclusion to catalyze prosperity in developing countries.  The Scholars Program is a 10-year, US $500 million initiative that will enable 15,000 academically talented students from economically disadvantaged communities (mostly in sub-Saharan Africa) to attend secondary school and/or university.

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States. MSU was founded in 1855 and became the nation’s first land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862, serving as a model for future land-grant universities.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for Undergraduate Scholarship is 4th January 2017 and for Masters Scholarship is 1st February 2017.

Value of Scholarship

The MasterCard scholarship will cover full tuition for those accepted to the program.

Eligibility Criteria

The program is open to residents and citizens of Sub-Saharan African countries. Students who are already enrolled in degree programs in Africa or elsewhere are not eligible for the program.

How to Apply

Complete this scholarship application and upload it electronically via online admissions account.

Undergraduate Application Form

Graduate Application Form


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