Sciences Po Mastercard Foundation Scholarships 2021


The Mastercard Foundation created this merit-based scholarship program to give the most talented African students the chance to benefit from a quality education and pursue their ambitions, whatever their background. The scholars are supported throughout their university education in the social sciences so they can go on to become changemakers in their home countries.


  • The scholarships are awarded 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 the full cost of tuition fees at Sciences Po and living costs in France during the study period.


Eligible applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • You must be a resident and citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country;
  • You must have completed your undergraduate studies at a foreign higher education institution and have at least a Bachelor’s degree;
  • You must not be holding or currently pursuing a Master’s degree;
  • You must be under 35;

DEADLINE: November 25, 2020

To apply and more information visit here