The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Africa (RUFORUM) is partnering with the MasterCard Foundation, to enhance the application of science, technology, business, and innovation for rural and urban transformation.
Application Deadline: 31st March 2019 at 17:00 Hours (GMT+3).
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: African countries.
To be taken at (Universities): Applicant university of choice.
About the Award: The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Africa (RUFORUM) in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, are implementing an eight year program aimed at transforming African universities and their graduates to better respond to developmental challenges through…enhanced application of science, technology, business and innovation for rural and urban transformation. This is eight year program (2016-2024) and will be supporting students that are economically disadvantaged, those from post-conflict and conflict affected areas of Africa.
Students who are economically disadvantaged, and students from post-conflict and conflict-affected areas of Africa, are welcome to apply for admission and financial support at RUFORUM. The announcements lists the available academic programs at each university.
Type: Undergraduate, Masters
This scholarship opportunity is open to African students of all race, colour, dissent and who in particular are economically disadvantaged and those coming from conflict and post-conflict areas of Africa.
The applicant has to be in position to qualify for admission into undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs at RUFORUM.
Females are particularly encouraged to apply
Number of Awardees: 50 Undergraduate and 20 Masters Scholarships.
Value of Scholarship: Fully-funded
How to Apply: Applicants should obtain application forms for both the scholarships and admission from the university of choice. Applicants shall only apply to one university of choice. Application forms are available on the link. Click the link below to apply.