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EDUCATION ADVANCES SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program provides talented young people from economically disadvantaged communities, particularly in Africa, with access to quality and relevant education.

THE PROGRAM IS CREATING EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP PATHWAYS

Throughout their education, Scholars receive comprehensive financial, academic, and social support, as well as opportunities for community service and internships.

  • Scholar Stories

    Two MasterCard Foundation Scholars tell us why attending high school has given them a chance to pursue their dreams.

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    Benefits of Secondary Education

    Secondary education is critical for young people - and their communities - to reach their full potential.

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STORIES & NEWS

Scholar talks student leadership at the Talloires Network Leadership Conference

Feb. 27 2015

I recently had the privilege to attend the Talloires Network Leadership Conference, among other student and university leaders around the world, held in Cape Town, South Africa.

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MasterCard Foundation Scholars meet The Princess Royal, Princess Anne

Feb. 23 2015

The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, meets with students while Eli Turk, Director of International Relations, and Phil Oxhorn, of the Institute for the Study of International Development, look on. / Photo: Owen Egan.

The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, meets with MasterCard Foundation Scholars and other students at McGill University. Photo: Owen Egan.

Five MasterCard Foundation Scholars studying at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, had the opportunity to meet The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, who was in Canada to preside over the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue.

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Scholar reflects on her experiences at the 2014 Talloires Network Leaders Conference

Feb. 19 2015

Closeup of Elizabeth (2)I was recently privileged to represent EARTH University and The MasterCard Foundation at the 2014 Talloires Network Leaders Conference (TNLC) held in Cape Town, South Africa, December 2-4, 2014.

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