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Monday, May 21, 2018

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships At University Of Pretoria, South Africa

100% MasterCard Foundation Scholarships 2018 At University Of Pretoria, South Africa - Looking for a scholarship opportunity to study in South Africa? Here is one. Enter now and Apply.

MasterCard Foundation is offering scholarship to students from Africa who would like to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies at University of Pretoria, South Africa.

The scholarship covers the following;

  • Full tuition fees
  • Accommodation in a UP residence
  • Meals
  • Books and printed material
  • A modest monthly stipend
  • Medical aid (Ingwe only)
  • Travel costs (one return trip for the duration of the study period)
  • Cost of one visa application for the duration of the study period.

MasterCard Scholarships

Application Deadline: September 15th, 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries

To be taken at (country): South Africa

Fields of Study: 


  • Faculty of Engineering
  • BEng (Industrial Engineering)
  • BEng (Chemical Engineering)
  • BEng (Civil Engineering)
  • BEng (Electrical Engineering)
  • BEng (Electronic Engineering)
  • BEng (Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering)
  • BEng (Mining Engineering)
  • BEng (Computer Engineering)
  • Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
  • BCom (Accounting Science)
  • BCom (Financial Science)
  • BCom (Economics)
  • BCom (Informatics)
  • BCom (Agribusiness Management)
  • Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • BScAgric (Food Science and Technology)
  • BScAgric (Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness Management)
  • BScAgric (Animal Science)
  • BScAgric (Plant Pathology)
  • BScAgric (Applied Plant and Soil Sciences)


Postgraduate Study Programmes
Master’s degree applicants in the above-mentioned fields may also apply.

Honour’s candidates will be considered if they are prepared to commit to continuing to a Master’s degree.

About the Award: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) targets academically qualified, yet economically disadvantaged young people in South Africa, SADC and the rest of Africa, who will contribute to the transformation of the continent. Community service is a necessary component of the Program with all students giving back to disadvantaged communities.

Type: Undergraduate and Masters (Taught)

Eligibility:

Candidates should be citizens from Sub-Saharan African country.
Applicants should come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and demonstrate financial neediness.

Candidates should demonstrate leadership potential and ought to be involved in a giving back project eg. in a community, at school, church etc
Academic excellence is paramount and students have to maintain a high academic average at all times.

Candidates need to be first time applicants as first year students in the degree programme
Selection Criteria:  The identified scholars need to demonstrate a commitment to making a difference in their communities, having faced significant barriers to accessing and completing quality tertiary education. The Program provides a comprehensive scholarship, mentoring and counseling, academic support and access to work readiness skills.


Value of Scholarship: Full Scholarship

Duration of Scholarship: Period of degree

How to Apply:

Application for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program can only be submitted after a candidate has been provisionally admitted to  study at the University of Pretoria. Provisionally an admission letter will be required.

Step 1

Download the hard copy of the undergraduate or postgraduate application form.

Step 2

Submit your MCFSP application from to mcfsp@up.ac.za for undergraduates and asanda.vumazonke@up.ac.za for postgraduates together with ALL supporting documents as stated on the first page of the application form.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Mastercard Foundation, University of Pretoria

Important Notes: All potential MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP) applicants for academic year 2018 have to apply at the respective faculty FIRST before applying for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.  Once your application has been approved then you may apply for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.

No MCFSP applications will be considered if you have not applied at the faculty first.
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

2018 Best Australia Scholarships for International students

2018 The Best Australia Universities offering Scholarships for International students - Have you been looking for how to study abroad at Australia? To live and thrive in Oceania's continent, Do you have what it takes academically, do you wish to further your education in the cities of Australia and its universities, you're welcome to the best, also the latest recommendations and resources you can find or get online to apply for Australian scholarships for international students.

Regardless the degree you aim too achieve through them, Bsc, MSc, PhD are all applicable when you go through the right source we'll show you here.

At the end of this post, you should be able to find a Australia scholarship for international students from the UK, United States, Ecuador, India, countries in Asia - Japan, Korea, China, Malaysia, the Middle-East - Dubai, UAE, and countries across Africa like Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya etc.

Australia Scholarships for International students 2018 / 2019


The list below was culled from Top Universities in Australia website offering scholarships and it covers government-funded, externally funded and university-specific Australian scholarships for international students at bachelor’s, master’s and PhD level.

Government-funded Australian scholarships for international students


University-specific Australian scholarships for international students

– Various scholarships available for international students at all study levels, which can be found using a search tool on the university site.








  • Adelaide Scholarships International (ASI) – Tuition fee scholarships available for master’s or PhD students enrolled at the University of Adelaide.

  • Curtin University International Research Scholarships
  • – International scholarships for students undertaking master’s or PhD programs at Curtin University in Perth.








  • Deakin University – A search tool for finding scholarships to study at Deakin University in Melbourne.

  • Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) – Australian scholarships to study at Flinders University in Adelaide. Awarded to master’s and PhD research students, based on merit.

  • La Trobe Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) – Scholarships for international students to study at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Open to high-achieving students from outside Australia or New Zealand who are enrolled on any taught undergraduate or postgraduate program. Scholarship lasts a maximum of two semesters.

  • Macquarie Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships – Partial tuition fee scholarships available to “outstanding” international students to study in Australia at Macquarie University in Sydney. Not open to students from Europe, ASEAN countries, Mongolia, Australia or New Zealand.

  • Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS) – Scholarships for high-achieving domestic and international students to undertake a master’s research program at the University of Melbourne.

  • Monash University International Scholarships for Excellence – Merit-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate international students to study in Australia at Monash University in Melbourne.

  • Rotary Peace Fellowships – Australian scholarships awarded to master’s degree students studying within one of Rotary’s Peace Centers (such as at the University of Queensland, Australia).

  • University of Sydney International Scholarships – Various Australian scholarships open to international undergraduate students studying at the University of Sydney. There are also scholarships open to postgraduate students.

  • University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Scholarships (UNIPRS) – Australian scholarships for postgraduate students to study in Australia at the University of Newcastle.

  • University of Sydney International Scholarship (USydIS)
  • – Scholarships for international students undertaking research programs (master’s or PhD) at the University of Sydney.








  • University of Western Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarships – Research scholarships for master’s and PhD students to study in Australia at the University of Western Australia. Covers tuition fees, a fortnightly stipend for living expenses, and health insurance.

  • UTS International Undergraduate Full Tuition Scholarship - UTS will pay each recipient’s tuition fees for the approved bachelor’s degree for the duration of the scholarship. The scholarship lasts for the standard number of sessions required for completion of the recipient's enrolled undergraduate course on the basis of full-time study load. There’s also an equivalent postgraduate scholarship.

  • Victoria University International Scholarships – A range of scholarships for international students, such as the VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

  • Other Australian scholarships for international students

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    Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    List of Universities and Colleges in Sydney | New South Wales

    List of Universities and Colleges in Sydney | New South Wales 2018 - Have you been looking for the best list of universities and /or colleges you can find in Sydney, New South Wales. This should provide you with most of the info, and by the end of of this post you should have a known a good number of the colleges and universities based in Sydney and New South Wales, Australia.

    With a population of 6.7 million, New South Wales is the country's most populous state, Sydney is the capital of the New South Wales, and is also the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

    List of Universities and Colleges in Sydney | New South Wales


    New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of Australia. Being the country's most populous state, it bears quite a good number of universities and colleges which will be best listed here, including the universities'and college contacts, addresses (City/town where they are located), Campus availability,  and any other brief info you'll need to know in this article about the universities found in NSW - New South Wales, Australia.

    Some facts surrounding the educational backgrounds of the city of New South Wales and Sydney:
    • The universities based outside Sydney serve other cities and regional centres in NSW. Most also have a Sydney campus.
    • Collectively, NSW universities teach 390,000 students, including 78,000 from overseas.
    • NSW also has campuses of 8 other Australian universities. As the list shows, NSW has 56 campuses in total.

    Before moving on, you should note that most of these Universities in New South Wales can be found in Sydney, since Sydney is a huge city and holds some of the best universities and colleges that the country of Australia had produced.

    In no particular order, we'll begin this list with the top 10 best Universities in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

    Here are the universities/colleges in New South Wales and Sydney:


    Campus     University                                          City or Town      Name

    Main     Australian Catholic University          Sydney               North Sydney
    Main     Charles Sturt University                  Wagga Wagga
    Main     Macquarie University                          Sydney               North Ryde
    Main     Southern Cross University                  Lismore
    Main     University of New England          Armidale
    Main     University of New                               South Wales       Sydney Kensington
    Main     University of Newcastle                  Newcastle       Callaghan
    Main     University of Sydney                          Sydney                Camperdown/Darlington
    Main     University of Technology Sydney  Sydney City
    Main     University of Wollongong                  Wollongong

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    We'll update this list of the Universities and Colleges from time to time, if any changes become applicable to them.
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