University of California, Berkeley MasterCard Scholars Program 2021/2022 for young Africans

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University of California, Berkeley MasterCard Scholars Program 2021/2022 for young Africans

Application deadline: 14th January, 2021

Graduate Application Process

Application Sequence

Master's degree prospective applicants must first apply to the University through the regular admissions process before they will be considered for the MasterCard Foundations Program Scholarship. After the graduate degree program admissions process is underway, the UCB MCF Scholars Program will invite prospective candidates to apply for the Scholarship.

Deadlines and Requirements

Graduate application deadlines vary by program. Please visit the Graduate Division Admissions Website for up to date information on:

·         Program deadlines

·         Admission requirements

·         Information for international students 

Which Master's Degree program?

**Please note that PhD and doctoral programs do not qualify for the Scholarship.

UC Berkeley offers the following Master's programs

·         Architecture (M.Arch) - For Fall 2018 admissions, only the two year, not three year program, is eligible for the MCF Scholarship

·         Art (MFA)

·         Business Administration (MBA)*

·         City & Regional Planning (MCP)

·         Development Practice (MDP)

·         Education (DMS, EMST, or MUSE)

·         Energy & Resources (ERG)

·         Engineering (M.Eng, MS)

o    Master of Engineering (M.Eng), various concentrations 

o    Master of Science Civil and Environmental Engineering (MS)

o    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (MS)

o    Mechanical Engineering (MS)

·         Folklore (MA)

·         Journalism (MJ)

·         Information Management & Systems (MIMS)

·         Public Health (MPH), various concentrations

·         Public Policy (MPP)

·         Social Welfare (MSW)

*MBA students need to secure additional funding from Haas Business School through obtaining Haas scholarships, which requires meeting the Round One or Two application deadline. We encourage you to contact us if you are interested to learn more details about this unique process.

Similarly, if you are interested in a concurrent degree program, be sure to contact each program, and also contact us to discuss any effect this may have on your funding structure.

When considering any program, please keep in mind that it is your motivation for choosing your field, as well as your career goals that will determine if you are eligible for the Scholarship. Please revisit Eligibility Requirements to see if your goals are in line with those of The MasterCard Foundation Scholar Program.

For more information:

Click here to visit the official application website 

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