- To enable qualified yet economically disadvantaged students from Africa to complete their undergraduate education.
- To provide mentoring, career counseling and internships to Scholars.
- To support transitions to higher education or employment .
- Create a network of next-generation achievers and leaders committed to service and giving back .
- Integrate give back component in the program to transition Scholars from beneficiaries to benefactors.
- 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.
- Ensure efficient and effective operational and strategic management of the project.