Stanford University partners MasterCard to support African students


MasterCard-FoundationUnited States-based Stanford University is partnering the MasterCard Foundation to provide financial support for sub-Saharan African students to pursue their undergraduate studies.

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To this end, Irene Ibidapo, admissions director for Africa at Stanford University, will be visiting Lagos from September 30 to October 3, 2013 to meet with students, parents and school administrators to discuss life at Stanford University, the admission process and financial aid.

Stanford University, one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions, supports the learning and living pursuits of nearly 7000 undergraduate students and 8900 graduate students on its 8,200 acre campus located in Northern California.

The university offers world-renown faculty, small classes, with more than 75 percent of its undergraduate courses having 15 or fewer students in them, and a student-to-faculty ratio of 5:1.

It also offers more than 70 areas of study, numerous research opportunities and a thriving campus community.

“Stanford University is a remarkable place to pursue undergraduate careers”, said Catherine Bickersteth, director, West Africa, Africa Leadership Academy.

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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