Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

A sustainable future is worth learning for

From 2023 to 2030, Phase Two of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Edinburgh will nurture a community of skilled, entrepreneurial, and justice-oriented climate leaders from across Africa.

Edinburgh cityscape

About the Program, our team, and how to get in touch.

The process of applying for online and on-campus scholarships.

Happy group photo of the MCF 2023 cohort

Learn more about our scholar community network.

Rainforest and clear blue rive

Explore recent impact stories from our scholar community.

Bring your passion, leave your mark

Video: MCF Impact Report
Learnings and reflections gathered over the 7 years of Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Phase One.

This is a place where you can find information and support whether you are an international student or staff working with international students in a mentoring or other role.

  • Over 7 years (2016-2023)
  • We benefited from 240 scholars
  • From 26 African countries
  • In 13 of our schools

Learnings and reflections gathered from Phase One of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Edinburgh.