The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Arizona State University is a comprehensive scholarship program that educates and prepares young people — particularly from Africa — to lead change and make a positive impact in their communities.
It will support 270 Mastercard Foundation Scholars over a 10-year period (2012–2022).
Phase I: Undergraduate scholarships
Provides support for four cohorts of Scholars to pursue undergraduate degrees in a variety of fields at ASU.
Phase II: Strengthening Institutional Linkages
Supports students from select partner institutions in Ghana to complete accelerated master’s degrees at ASU and facilitates faculty exchange.