Mastercard Foundation scholar Monica Hella Ilonga was selected to join the 2021 Tanzanian International Model UN and Nasser fellowship for International Leadership.
During the uncertainties of COVID-19, Owen Mwaura used his experiences with the Mastercard Foundation programme to become a leader his fellow scholars could rely on.
African students can apply to be Mastercard Foundation Scholars at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
Undergraduate studies can be exciting – and overwhelming. Brighton Tandabantu reflects on the leadership, confidence and academic development he gained on the four-year journey at UCT.
Our scholars reflect on their journey to the top of Lion’s Head on the annual outing with UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng.
All children deserve quality education, says Mastercard Foundation scholar, Emilllie Albert. As co-founder of Teach the Nation, she’s working to end education inequity and develop future leaders.
Mastercard Foundation Scholars are committed to going home to put their skills and education to work.
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program puts the future in the hands of Africa’s youth.
Do you have what it takes to be a Mastercard Foundation Scholar? The University of Cape Town is looking for the next generation of leaders to join this unique scholarship program.
Until 2024, over 400 African students will be awarded full scholarships to UCT as part of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.
The initiative provides students with a top-level education, as well as leadership and career development, mentorship and access to a global alumni network.
Learn how you can join us and help make positive change in our communities.
Our Scholars make time to grow and give back while studying in Cape Town. Get to know what our Scholars are up to in the Mother City.