Mastercard Foundation Scholars at UC Berkeley

Annually, the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UC Berkeley will support approximately 28 master's degree students with a new cohort of 12-16 entering each year until 2028.

Since 2012, the Program has graduated 134 Scholars from 24 African countries (Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, eSwatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe). Alumni include 71 with bachelors degrees and 63 with master's degrees in over 35 degree programs.

These include African American Studies; Applied Mathematics; Architecture; Bioengineering; Biostatistics; Business Administration; Chemical Engineering; City and Regional Planning; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Cognitive Science; Data Science; Development Practice; Development Engineering, Development Studies; Economics; Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences; Environmental Economics and Policy; Energy Resources Group; Epidemiology; Global Studies; Industrial Engineering and Operations Research; Information Management and Systems; Interdisciplinary Studies; Journalism; Legal Studies; Mechanical Engineering; Microbial Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Music; Philosophy; Political Economy; Political Science; Public Health; Public Policy; and Social Welfare.

Outline of African continent filled with names of Scholars' academic degrees