Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2024 at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana offers comprehensive scholarships for the 2024/2025 academic year. This program targets academically talented yet economically disadvantaged young people from Ghana and other African countries.

Key Details

  • Eligibility: Applicants must have a valid WASSCE, GBCE, ABCE, GCE O’Level & A’Level, or equivalent results and meet KNUST’s admission requirements. Candidates must demonstrate critical economic needs, have a record of leadership and community engagement, and must not be enrolled in any tertiary institution at the time of application.
  • Priority Groups: Females, displaced persons (e.g., certified refugees), and persons with disabilities are given priority.
  • Benefits: The scholarship covers full tuition, accommodation, living expenses, and comprehensive medical insurance. Scholars receive laptops, participate in leadership congresses, and get internship opportunities to enhance their professional development.

Application Process

  1. Download the Application Form: Available on the KNUST Mastercard Foundation website (
  2. Submit Documents: Complete the application form and send it along with required documents such as original certificates and the printout of your KNUST admission application.
  3. Deadline: The application must be submitted by May 31, 2024​ (

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(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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