Description: Through a $13 million partnership with The MasterCard Foundation in Canada, Ashesi University College has been able to expand its existing scholarship programme. Ashesi will be awarding significant financial support to both qualified Ghanaian and international undergraduate students who need such assistance.
Under the Ashesi University College MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program, the Scholarship Committee will meet annually to assess the financial status of each scholar’s family. You may be asked to submit updated bank statements, pay slips and other supporting documents to verify your family’s financial standing.
Students who receive scholarships typically achieve mostly A’s and B’s on their transcripts and national exam results. Applications for the 2017/2018 MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Ashesi has commenced.
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Fields of study: All Undergraduate Bachelors level courses of study available at Ashesi.
Eligibility: Typically, scholarships are awarded to students from low income and middle income families. Any family that cannot afford the full fees should complete a financial aid application form and turn it in with their admissions application.
The Scholarship Committee will determine the amount of your award on the basis of demonstrated need and the strength of your application.
Admission into Ashesi is a highly selective process which is based in part on the evaluation of information submitted during the application process. For general information on entry requirements for both Ghanaian and International students, please click here.
The selection process begins by determining who should be given an offer of admission based on each applicant’s overall profile. Applicants are considered on the basis of documented financial need and upon a thorough assessment by the Ashesi Scholarship Committee of all information gathered during the admissions process for each candidate.
Eligible Countries: Citizens of ALL countries (incl. ANY African country)
Number of awards: Not specified but many will be awarded.
Scholarship Value: This scholarship covers not only the full tuition, but also includes housing in Ashesi’s residence halls, meals on campus, a free laptop, spending money and annual trips home for international students after the second year.
How to Apply: The decision to make an offer of admission is done independently of scholarship applications and decisions. The Admissions Office first determines which applicants are most qualified to attend Ashesi. A Scholarship Committee then makes an independent decision regarding scholarship awards.
You can download financial aid forms on the official website (link to it is below)
You will need to submit a letter requesting why you need a scholarship. Families will also be required to submit bank statements, pay slips and any other relevant documentation.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details on how to apply to this scholarship.
Application Deadline: 29 June 2017
Award Provider: MasterCard Foundation