Latest Scholarships for African Scholars


Latest Scholarships for African Scholars

For the ninth year running, The MasterCard Foundation®, in conjunction with the School of African Microfinance awarded scholarships to qualified applicants to attend School of African Microfinance (SAM) 2017 training.

The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program made it possible for organizations and individuals without own financial possibilities to attend SAM 2016. By providing scholarships for tuition fee, accommodation and travel costs.


Individuals from Africa who wish to apply to be considered for a scholarship, should demonstrate a passion to make greater impact. In addition, candidates should meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be in management and/or leadership levels in microfinance institutions or banks with more than seven years industry experience.
  • Microfinance Consultants who have in the past provided implementation support financial institutions and are keen to increase their overall technical skills base.
  • Individuals from the financial institutions that apply different models in their service delivery e.g. savings and credit cooperatives.
  • Past scholars are not eligible to apply.

Women microfinance managers should apply.

Method of Application
All interested applicants should apply directly to the School of African Microfinance. To register for SAM 2017 please download the Application Form. All interested and eligible individuals should send their Curriculum Vitae and duly completed SAM Application Form to [email protected] With a copy to [email protected] before the deadline date below for consideration.

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