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The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at ASU equips Scholars with academic skills and professional competencies to make significant contributions to economic growth and social development in Africa. It leverages ASU’s extensive resources and provides signature programming designed to support students’ transitions, leadership development and vision for giving back to their communities. Through the two phases of the program, ASU will support 270 Mastercard Foundation Scholars who are committed to economic and social transformation, particularly in Africa.