University contacts who work across the African continent.
Nick oversees the University's regional engagement plan for Africa. He works with colleagues across the University to co-ordinate African activities and partnerships and also supports students from the region who wish to study at the University of Edinburgh.
Johanna is responsible for the design and delivery of the Scholars Program strategy, managing the team, and reporting to the Foundation.
Charlie is responsible for the delivery of the Scholars Program, managing the team, and reporting to the Foundation.
Pete is responsible for the delivery of the student development activities and pastoral care of the Scholars.
Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Our collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation represents one of the University’s most important partnerships in relation to our engagement with Africa. Over seven years, the Scholars Program will support at least 200 talented African students to complete study at the University of Edinburgh alongside extracurricular training in leadership, entrepreneurship and service to their communities and countries.
Johanna Holtan leads the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program team.
Contact the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Team:
Nick Rowland, Regional Director for Africa, is the key contact for student recruitment in Africa.
Visit our undergraduate entry requirements page to translates UK requirements into local qualifications.
Visit our postgraduate entry requirements page to translates UK requirements into local qualifications.
We now have over 3,200 alumni living across Africa, and this number continues to grow. Find out more about our alumni network.