The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the best universities in the world. UBC’s vision is to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world.
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UBC will take place over a ten-year period with a total of 171 Mastercard Foundation Scholars, including undergraduate and masters students.
To be eligible for consideration for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Masters’ Degree Program at UBC, the applicant must:
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- Have completed a Bachelor’s degree.
- Be 35 years old or younger at the time of application.
- Be a citizen or refugee of a Sub-Saharan African country.
- Have lived a significant part of their life in a Sub-Saharan African country.
- Present economically disadvantaged financial circumstances.
- Have achieved academic excellence under difficult circumstances.
- Show leadership qualities or potential.
- Demonstrate an interest in and commitment to giving back to their home community.
- Be a person who requires a Canadian study permit to study in Canada.
- Not be a person who claimed or will claim asylum or protected person status after arriving in Canada.
- Commit to returning to Africa to apply their training and skills for the betterment of others.
Duration and Benefits
- The promise: academic faculties and research facilities globally recognized for their influence and impact.
- The outcome: knowledge, skills, hands-on experience and connections for life. The Vancouver campus is arguably the most beautiful places on earth to pursue your academic career.
- Most international university in North America
- Global top 40 university
- At UBC’s Vancouver campus, you can get a top-tier education while living in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
- This research-intensive campus is an incubator for bright ideas and a jumping-off point for adventure, both inside and outside the classroom.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the button below or click this link
Deadline: 1st December, 2023
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