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UGB Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program

Last updated: Oct 26, 2022

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Target: All Countries,

Award Value: 60,000 FCFA,

Host Institution: Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis


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UGB Mastercard Foundation Scholarship ProgramGaston Berger University of Saint-Louis (UGB) invites applications from new graduates for the UGB Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program. Deadline is October 31.

This MasterCard Scholarship is various capacity-building activities in addition to relevant and quality training in the fields of digital technology, agriculture, health and engineering. The program aims to facilitate the development of knowledge and experience of Fellows.

Scholarship Description

The UGB Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program offers these young scholarship holders a full range of psycho-social assistance services, leadership training opportunities, as well as intensive support to facilitate their professional integration and their transition to dignified and rewarding employment, while allowing them to have a meaningful impact on the world around them.

Award Benefits

The MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program allows beneficiaries to be followed throughout their journey by:

  • the organization of a welcome and orientation session;
  • the recruitment of tutors for remediation and support sessions for those who express the need;
  • support in the integration process;
  • training in soft skills;
  • psychosocial support;
  • support for a transition to employment (salaried employment or entrepreneurship);
  • the implementation of at least one community service program.
  • The scholarship holder receives a monthly allowance of 60,000 FCFA throughout the duration of his training.
  • Medical care.
  • Tuition and training fees
  • School supplies and teaching materials
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation and catering

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Level and Areas of Study

Graduate level in the fields of digital technology, agriculture, health and engineering.

Place of Study

Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis, Senegal.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the UGB Mastercard Foundation Scholarship Program Program, the filing of physical files is compulsory for all candidates, Senegalese and foreigners alike.

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Application Procedure

The candidates are to apply as follows:

  1. Download and print the application form
  2. Complete it carefully by filling in all the information
  3. Attach all required documents
  4. Submit the duly completed form with all the required documents:
  • at the Scholarships Department, 52 rue Saint-Michel (ex Dr. Thèze), 1st floor, opposite Immeuble La Rotonde – Dakar – SENEGAL
  • at the mail office of the Rectorate of Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis or at the UGB branch in Dakar, Sacré-Coeur Pyrotechnie, lot 138, Tel: 33 864 11 65.

It should also be noted that Senegalese baccalaureate holders are required to apply online by following the following steps:

  1. Fill in all the required information of the online form
  2. Validate the form
  3. You are notified of the registration of your application

Please carefully read the application guide posted on the application site to follow all the

procedural steps.

Application Deadline: October 31.

Website and Application Link


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