Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship | MEST

Year started: April 21, 2024 | Current status: Applications closed

Business stage:
Ideation (Pre-revenue)
Startup (Post-revenue)

Information & Communication Technology

Duration: months | Mode: In-person and Virtual | Participation Fee: Free

Number of participant accepted per cohort:

Location(s): Ghana – Greater Accra – Accra |

Brief Description

MEST Africa in partnership with Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship is a pioneering initiative aimed at revolutionizing the educational landscape in Ghana through technology-driven solutions. This accelerator program seeks to empower visionary EdTech companies by providing them with the resources, mentorship, and support needed to accelerate their growth and impact.

Training details

Describe the format of your programme.:

To be eligible for the program, Startups, SMEs, and NGOs can apply if they meet the following criteria:

Must be incorporated in Ghana
Have been in operation for at least 3 years
Has a tech or tech-enabled solution designed to improve educational outcomes in Ghana
Growth stage – working product with active users
Potential to reach at least 8,000 learners
Inclusive and diverse team passionate about education

Brief detail of instructors used:

Current Partners and Funders

Other partners and funders: MasterCard Foundation

Support provided

Non Financial Support Provided: Fellowships|Technical Assistance & Capacity Building

Financial Support Provided: Grant