MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships in Uganda and Kenya, 2019-20


If you want to study in Following Country and just become eligible for Undergraduate, Postgraduate studies then you are lucky because MasterCard Foundation has announced scholarship for the academic year of 2019 -2020 in any of the available Undergraduate, Postgraduate degree program. These scholarships will be awarded under the title of MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships in Uganda and Kenya, 2019-20 to the hardworking, talented and deserving students. This educational award will provide you a Partial Funding, Partial funding depending upon the scholarship you earn. The best track record you have the more coverage you will be able to receive.

The MasterCard Foundation is offering scholarships to students in Kenya and Uganda to pursue undergraduate and Postgraduate program.

Eligibility for MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships in Uganda and Kenya, 2019-20:

  • The applicants for MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships, 2019-20 should be nationals of Kenya and Uganda or any African country to benefit from national respective scholarship quota or the Africa region scholarship quota respectively.
  • The candidates must come from economically disadvantaged, marginalized communities, from conflict and post-conflict areas.
  • The applicants are required to be aged less than 25 years for undergraduate and less than 30 years for Postgraduate studies.
  • The candidates applying for MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships, 2019-20 must have completed secondary school or diploma not more than 2 years prior to the time of the call for Undergraduate admission.
  • The applicants must have the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)-High School Certificate (HSC) or its equivalent with two principal passes for admission into Gulu University and the Kenya Secondary Education Certificate (KSCE) or its equivalent with a minimum of C+ pass for admission into Egerton University.
  • The candidates are expected to have leadership skills, an interest in agribusiness, agriculture, and entrepreneurship.
  • The applicants for MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships, 2019-20 must get the application form for both scholarships and apply to one university of choice.

Eligible Programmes:

Gulu University

  1. Bachelor of Science in Food and Agribusiness
  2. Master of Science in Agri-Enterprises Development
  3. Master of Science in Food Security and Community Nutrition
  4. Bachelor of Science in Agri-Entrepreneurship and Communication Management

Egerton University

  1. Master of Science in Agri-Enterprise Development
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  3. Master of Science in Community Studies and Extension
  4. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

Deadline for MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships in Uganda and Kenya, 2019-20:

  • The last date to apply for MCF-RUFORUM Scholarships in Uganda and Kenya is 31st March 2019.
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