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50 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS AT KNUST GHANA IN 2024

DEADLINE: 31 MAY 2024


Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (MCFSP at KNUST) has a goal is to raise the next generation of ethical and transformative leaders who would influence positive forward-looking changes in their respective home countries specifically and on the African Continent as a whole.


Sisekelo Cebo Mhlanga from Eswatini is currently enrolled at KNUST on this scholarship, where he is pursuing a BSc in Civil Engineering.


MCFSP at KNUST provides comprehensive scholarships for access to quality university education to QUALIFIED academically talented, yet economically disadvantaged young people in Ghana and Africa.


The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program offers an opportunity for her scholars to receive holistic training that empowers them to become effective change leaders. The Program provides an array of services including mentorship, ethical leadership seminars, skills training, etc. that will lead to the scholar’s academic success, community engagement and transition to employment opportunities which will equip the scholar to be a global citizen


Scholarship Package

  • Comprehensive financial support (full tuition, fully paid on-campus accommodation, learning materials, transportation allowance and a full-year monthly stipend).

  • Counselling Support Services

  • Career Development Services (including Industrial Mentorship, Career Guidance, Professional Development, and Enterprise Development, amongst others)

  • Regular group meetings with other scholars that focus on personal and professional development opportunities and activities tailored to build societal relationships and scholars’ capacity.

  • Continued academic support through academic mentoring, virtual learning, and tutoring.

  • Opportunities to participate in leadership congresses, community services and mentoring (Go-back Give- Back),

  • Uniquely sourced internships with industry for Professional development.

  • The prestige of becoming part of the growing family of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Alumni and networking with the Global Scholars Community.


Applying to KNUST

Applications can be completed online at https://apps.knust.edu.gh/admissions/. PLEASE FIND THE PROSPECTUS FILE BELOW.



Academic Faculties & Available Degree Programs

  1. College of Health Sciences (BSc): Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Medical Imaging, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Midwifery, Medicine (MBCHB), Disability and Rehabilitation Studies

  2. College of Art & Built Environment: 

  3. BSc: Architecture, Construction Technology and Management, Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics,  Development Planning, Human Settlement Planning, Land Economy, Real Estate

  4. BA:  Communication Design, Integrated Rural Art and Industry, Publishing Studies, Metal Product Design Technology, Textile Design and Technology, 

  5. BFA: Fine Art and Curatorial Practice, Ceramics

  6. BSc: Fashion Design, Ceramics Technology

  7. College of Engineering (BSc): Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geomatic Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Petrochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Marine Engineering, Aerospace Engineering

  8. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BSc): Agriculture, Agricultural Biotechnology, Agribusiness Management, Landscape Design and Management, Natural Resource Management, Forest Resources Technology, Packaging Technology, Aquaculture and Water Resource Management

  9. College of Science (BSc): Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Meteorology and Climate Science 

  10. College of Humanities and Social Sciences (BA): Economics, Geography and Human Settlement, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Sociology, Social Work

  11. KNUST School of Business (BSc):  Business Administration (Human Resource Management /Management),  Business Administration (Marketing/International Business), Business Administration (Accounting / Banking and Finance), Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management/Business Information Technology), Hospitality and Tourism Management


Entry Requirements for KNUST


GCE/IGCSE (CAMBRIDGE) ‘A’ & ‘O’ LEVELS/MATURE APPLICANTS Holders of GCE/IGCSE must have FIVE credits at the ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics (or its approved equivalent), plus passes in at least THREE (3) subjects at the Advanced Level/Three Credits in the case of mature applicants. In addition, the applicant must fulfil the appropriate Faculty or Departmental requirements.


The University shall request an evaluation of results/Certificate other than those mentioned above, (a) to (f), from the Ghana Tertiary Commission (GTEC) and/or other International Credential Evaluation Agency to facilitate the determination of the suitability of the applicant for admission.


Applicants from other universities (local and international) who are seeking admission to continue their programme are required to submit official transcript, high school results and a cover letter through the Deputy Registrar, Academic Affairs (admissions@knust.edu.gh), or the International Programmes Office (ipo@knust.edu.gh) to the Head of Department. 


Scholarship Application

Please note that there is a separate application form for the scholarship, however there is no application fee.


  1. At the time of application, all prospective candidates must have completed EGCSE / IGCSE /  A ‘Levels / matric / IEB

  2. Supply recommendation letters for:

    1. Academics (from head teacher / or deputy)

    2. Religious

    3. Community (chief or community leader)

    4. Any other relevant one

  3. The candidates must further meet KNUST’s Admission Requirements. The scholarship is awarded contingent on the premise that the applicant is successfully admitted into a program at KNUST.

  4. International applicants are instructed to visit the same address and select the option for International students only.

  5. NO AWAITING RESULTS candidate will be processed for the scholarship.

  6. The Applicant must demonstrate that he/she has Critical Economic Needs.

  7. The Applicant must have Proven Records of Leadership and Community Engagement(s).

  8. Priority shall be given to female applicants, displaced Persons (Certified Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons, etc.), and Persons with Disability

  1. The Applicant must be prepared to Go-Back and Give-Back to his or her Community.

  2. The Applicant must NOT be enrolled in any tertiary institution.

  3. Eligible candidates for the scholarship can apply by downloading the application form 

  4. Qualified applicants should apply for the scholarship as soon as they can. Do not wait until admissions are open at KNUST.

  5. Completed application forms must be sent via courier mail (Eg. EMS, DHL, Fedex, UPS) to the address below:


The Program Manager

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST

No. 1 Africa Hall Road Impact Building

PMB KNUST

Kumas

AK 315 4897

Ghana


International Applicants Should Note and attach copies of their original certificates of their results or their equivalent results.


For further enquiry and assistance on how to apply, please contact the Secretariat on +233-206-030-790 / +233-3220-62975 or email us at mcfsecretariat@knust.edu.gh or mcfknust@gmail.com  


Applicants shall not contact the Secretariat under any circumstances on the status of their application. The Secretariat would inform and contact applicants as necessary.



KNUST 2024 APPLICATION FORM
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2024 KNUST PROSPECTUS
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MASTERCARD SCHOLARSHIP AT KNUST: https://mcf.knust.edu.gh/

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