UC Berkeley MasterCard Foundation Scholars

At UC Berkeley, the Program will provide support to at least 113 students from 2012 to 2020, and is open to both undergraduate and professional Master’s students (no PhDs). As of Fall 2016, we have 85 Scholars and 16 MCF alumni from 20 countries.

Undergraduate Scholars are pursuing or have earned Bachelor degrees in: Graduate Scholars are pursuing or have earned Master's degrees in:
  • Architecture
  • Biosciences
  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Neurobiology
  • Operations Research and Management Science
  • Political Science
  • Public Health
  • Society and Environment
  • Statistics
  • Architecture
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration
  • City and Regional Planning
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (MS)
  • Development Practice
  • Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (M.Eng)
  • Information Management and Systems
  • Journalism
  • Public Health
  • Social Welfare

From which countries have the scholars come?

  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe