1. To enable qualified yet economically disadvantaged students from Africa to complete their undergraduate education.
  2. To provide mentoring, career counseling and internships to Scholars.
  3. To support transitions to higher education or employment .
  4. Create a network of  next-generation achievers and leaders committed to service and giving back .
  5. Integrate give back component in the program to transition Scholars from beneficiaries to benefactors.
  6. Expand a network of renowned partner organizations committed to working together to achieve The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program vision of education as a catalyst for social transformation.
  7. Ensure efficient and effective operational and strategic management of the project.