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MasterCard Foundation Scholarships for Women at Wellesley College 2017/2018 – USA

MasterCard Foundation Scholarships for Women at Wellesley College 2017/2018 – USA

Brief description: Wellesley College USA partners with the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program to educate African women

Application Deadline: 1st November 2016 (early decision I), 1st January 2017 (early decision II), 15th December 2017 (Regular Decision)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at the university

About Scholarship: As part of the Scholars Program, Wellesley will provide nine (9) African women with comprehensive support that includes scholarships, mentoring, counseling, and internship opportunities. Scholars at Wellesley will build experiences, values, and competencies that are critical to success in the global economy, and that enable them to give back to their communities and home countries. The students will arrive in groups of three students each year.

Scholarship Type: Undergraduate degree

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars selected for the Program are:

Number of Scholarships: Nine

Value of Scholarship:

Duration of Scholarship: Four years

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Wellesley College USA

How to Apply: All applicants to Wellesley, who apply for financial aid and meet the criteria for The MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program, will be considered for the Scholarship. You do not need to complete additional forms or take additional steps at this time.

Finalist candidates for the Scholarship will be contacted by the Admission Office (after they submit their applications to Wellesley) and asked to conduct a Skype interview.

Visit scholarship webpage for details

Sponsors: MasterCard Foundation, Wellesley College

Important Notes: Even if you are not awarded this scholarship, Wellesley is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated need for all admitted international citizens who have applied for financial aid during the admission process. Its purpose is to support highly qualified candidates who could not otherwise attend Wellesley.

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