KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship

KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship

KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2023. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program envisions a transformative network of young people and institutions driving inclusive and equitable socio-economic change in Africa. Since launching in 2012, the Program has supported nearly 40,000 young people in Africa to pursue secondary or tertiary education.  In this post, we will explore how a KNUST student can apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2023 and the requirements.

Eligibility for the KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for the KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship, you must satisfy the following conditions

  1. You must have in their possession, a genuine and valid WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE O Level
  2. Also have; A Level or their equivalent results from an accredited/recognized institutions.
  3. Your results must not be more than five years old
  4. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be processed for the scholarship.
  5. You must further meet KNUST’s Admission Requirements
  6. Demonstrate that you are in Critical Economic Needs.
  7. You must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagements).
  8. Priority shall be given to; Females ,Displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, and the like) and Persons living with Disability
  9. You must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.
  10. You must NOT be enrolled in any tertiary institution.

Benefits of the Scholarship Package

Below are the benefits of your KNUST Scholarship Package 

  1. Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation and monthly stipend)
  2. Counselling Support Services
  3. Career Development Services (including Industrial Mentorship, Career Guidance, Professional Development, Enterprise Development among others)
  4. Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build societal relationships and scholars’ capacity
  5. Also gain, continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning and tutoring
  6. Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give-Back)
  7. Uniquely sourced internships with industry for Professional development
  8. The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and networking with the Global Scholars Community

How to Apply for the KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2023

Follow the steps below to swiftly apply for your KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship

  1. Visit the KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship website
  2. Download the Scholarship Application Form PDF
  3. Next, print the form
  4. Complete the form with the required details
  5. Submit the completed application form through EMS or any other courier mail to the address below

Scholarship Application Submission Address

The Program Manager

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST

No. 1 Africa Hall Road Impact Building


KNUST, Kumasi

AK 315 4897


Deadline For the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship


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 (if available)
  • Original Certificates for Senior High School results (such as WASSCE or GBCE or ABCE or GCE ‘Level and A’Level or their equivalent Results)


  • DESIST from calling the Scholars Program at KNUST Secretariat and Program staff to inquire of the status of their application
  • The Secretariat would inform and contact you as and when necessary
  • You must apply to KNUST for undergraduate admission in order to be considered for the scholarship
  • Award of the Scholarship will be published on the Program’s website

KNUST Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Contact

For further enquiry and assistance on how to apply,

Email the Recruitment Team at [email protected]

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