CMU Mastercard Scholarship in Africa for Nigerian Students 2024

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Applications are invited from interested and eligible applicants for the 2024 CMU Mastercard Scholarship in Africa for Nigerian Students.

On this page, you will find the CMU Mastercard Scholarship 2024 details, eligibility, requirements, how to apply, deadline, and more.

Scholarship Description

The CMU Mastercard Scholarship Programs For Young Africans provides generous financial, social, and academic support for students whose talent and promise exceed their financial resources.

With a vision that education is a catalyst for social and economic change, the program focuses on developing leaders who are transformative, encouraging them to be active contributors in their communities.

Scholarship Details:

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Africa and the Mastercard Foundation have partnered to support students whose talent and promise exceed their financial resources. The graduate students complete their Master of Science degrees in Information Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Engineering Artificial Intelligence. Upon completion of the program, the Scholars go on to lead changes in their communities and contribute to meaningful transformation across the continent.

Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the CMU Mastercard Scholarship Programs, you must have demonstrated the following attributes:

  • Academic talent: Scholars value learning and have the drive to complete their education.
  • Commitment to giving back: Scholars have demonstrated a commitment to improving their communities.
  • Potential to lead: Scholars will become role models, mentors, and change-makers.

In order to be considered for the Scholars Program, students must first be admitted to one of CMU-Africa’s degree programs.

Scholarship Duration and Reward

  • The scholarship covers application preparation support, orientation, tuition and fees, health insurance, travel and basic living expenses, project, and entrepreneurship support. Scholars also have access to a range of resources that support their well-being and academic success.
Scholarship Notification 2024

Apply for CMU Mastercard Scholarship

There are two steps to apply to CMU Mastercard Scholarship Programs:

  1. Submit an online application
  2. Complete competency tests


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