The MasterCard Foundation Microfinance Scholars Program

Financial Inclusion

Purpose

Train microfinance professionals

Why We Partnered

Leadership and management quality are critical to the long-term success of microfinance institutions. The MasterCard Foundation Microfinance Scholars Program provides training and development of microfinance practitioners from Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Scholarships are provided, based on financial need, through the following microfinance training institutions:

  • The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, USA
  • The Coady International Institute, Canada
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany
  • Harvard Business School and ACCION Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance, USA
  • School of African Microfinance, Kenya
  • University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy’s Sustainable Microfinance Development Program (SMDP), USA

 

Amount:

$6.9 million

Term:

Ongoing

Location:

Global