126 Sciences Po France Mastercard Foundation Scholarships 2021

126 Sciences Po France Mastercard Foundation Scholarships 2021

Discover the 126 Mastercard Foundation Sciences Po scholarships in France for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Find the conditions and documents required to apply for this scholarship.

Target group of the scholarship:

  • Target Countries: African Countries
  • Group: All

The organization offering the scholarship:

  • Scholarship Name: Mastercard Foundation Scholarships
  • Organisation: Sciences Po Paris Institute

Scholarship data:

  • Year of scholarship: 2021
  • Country: France
  • Organisation: Sciences Po Paris Institute
  • Level of study: Masters
  • Specialty of the grant: Sciences po
  • Scholarship amount: N/A
  • Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2021

Description of the scholarship:

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars program at Sciences Po aims to support 126 talented African students throughout their studies and to provide the next generation of leaders with a world-class social science education, so that they can continue to become actors in the change in their country of origin.

Fellowships are awarded in collaboration with a network of partner institutions agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Nomination Framework.

The scholarships are awarded to students from sub-Saharan African countries with an outstanding academic record and strong leadership potential, but who face financial and other barriers to higher education.

All scholarships are granted for a period of three years for the bachelor’s degree, two years for the master’s degree and one month for the summer school. They cover all tuition fees at Sciences Po and living expenses in France during the study period.

How to apply for the scholarship?

In addition to funding their studies, Sciences Po will offer scholarship recipients a specific set of resources to ensure they receive appropriate academic support and to facilitate their transition from education to employment:

  • An orientation program and individualized academic advice throughout their studies at Sciences Po
  • A mentoring program offered in collaboration with the  Sciences Po Alumni Africa Division
  • Guidance and career support: an online job platform dedicated to professional opportunities in Africa (internships and first jobs).
  • Link to apply:  Apply

Other Information:

In addition to the financing of their studies, scholarship holders benefit from personalized support throughout their studies.

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