Duke and many other organizations share in The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. The model is unique, in that it leverages education as a powerful driver of social and economic progress in Africa.
Duke University and The MasterCard Foundation share a common history of forming and utilizing partnerships to maximize opportunities for education.
The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Duke is open to students from sub-Saharan Africa who demonstrate financial need, academic ability and merit, and demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of others in their communities.
-Students apply to Duke first, and are then considered for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.
-students from sub-Saharan Africa who demonstrate financial need, academic ability and merit
-In addition to merit, a few of our scholarships also require demonstration of financial need. Please provide the Financial Aid office with all necessary documentation, no later than the first week in March, to optimize consideration for scholarship awards.
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