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The Application Process

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Embarking on the journey of higher education, especially at esteemed institutions like the University of Cambridge, can be a rewarding yet intricate venture. Recognizing this, the MCF-CAMP initiative is dedicated to illuminating the path for aspiring scholars from across Africa. Our step-by-step application guide is meticulously designed to streamline your experience and equip you with the clarity and confidence needed to navigate the application processes for both the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship and the University of Cambridge.

Presented within this guide is a structured roadmap that encapsulates every facet of the application journey. Whether you're seeking insights about the sessions or looking to understand how regional-based mentorship plays a pivotal role, each step provides comprehensive guidance tailored for your unique path. We encourage you to traverse each stage diligently, embracing the wealth of resources and support that awaits.

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Step-By-Step Process

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  • Navigating the Website: Delve deep into the MCF-CAMP site to understand the mentorship program's essence.

  • Information Sessions: Attend introductory virtual sessions for a comprehensive overview and to resolve any immediate queries.


  • Online Registration: Complete the registration form, making sure to specify your home country, which will determine your regional session.

  • Immediate Confirmation: Receive instant confirmation of your registration detailing the next steps.

Session Preparation

  • Pre-Session Material: Access materials and readings that will provide a foundation for the upcoming session.

  • Submit Preliminary Questions: Prior to the session, submit any questions or concerns you have about the MasterCard Foundation and the University of Cambridge application processes


  • Join Your Designated Session: Based on your region, attend the session exclusively tailored for you.

  • Active Participation: Engage in the digital workshop, benefitting from insights, tips, and examples shared.

  • Real-time Q&A: Get the opportunity to ask questions and hear from others in your region, fostering a shared learning experience.

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