The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at ASU

Scholarship Information

The ASU Foundation for a New American University and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce the availability of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at ASU for the 2012-2013 academic year. This prestigious scholarship recognizes severely disadvantaged international students from Sub-Saharan Africa who show outstanding academic and leadership abilities.

In addition to financial support, students are provided with a comprehensive support network that includes an array of mentoring and support services to ensure each student’s academic success, community service engagement and transition to socially relevant employment opportunities.

Amount:
Equivalent to costs related to the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree (includes travel, tuition, housing, food, living expenses, experiential learning abroad, and cohort signature programs)
Criteria
Minimum GPA: Competitive
Need-based: No
Residency: Non-Arizona resident
Enrollment status: Full-time
Academic level: Incoming freshman
Campus: Tempe
Downtown Phoenix
Polytechnic
West
Additional criteria:

Those considered for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at ASU demonstrate high academic achievement, exceptional records of service and activity in their schools and communities and/or the potential for meaningful community service through engagement as leaders in dynamic local and global social change efforts.

Criteria on which the scholarship selection is based:
1. Verification of disadvantaged financial status
2. Academic achievement and potential
3. Demonstration of service and leadership in school and/or community and motivation to give back
4. Motivation and commitment to return to Africa after graduation

Donor preferences:

severely disadvantaged international students from Sub-Saharan Africa who show outstanding academic and leadership abilities

Application Information

ASU Foundation
Office of Scholarships

Robby Jackson
480-965-2041
asuf.scholarships@asu.edu

Deadline: Sunday, July 15, 2012
Download application form.

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