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Fully-funded MBA Fellowship for African Students at Stanford University



Application Deadline: June 7, 2017

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2017/2018 Fully-funded MBA Fellowship for African Students at Stanford University. Interested students should see details below.

Study in USA: 2017/2018 Stanford University MBA Fellowship Program

Scholarship Description

Stanford university is awarding MBA Fellowships to citizens of African countries who desire to obtain an MBA at Stanford University and afterwards return for two (2) years to contribute to the continent’s development.

Stanford University is offering an MBA Fellowship program to eight Africans who wish to obtain a Stanford MBA degree. The program is set annually to assist citizens from Africa study at the university, acquire essential skill sets for the standard duration of two years and return to the continent, to work in vital positions that directly impact and improve Africa.

Application Deadline

7th June 2017 (5:00pm Pacific Time)

Scholarship Frequency

Offered annually

Eligible Countries

African countries

Host Institution/Country

Stanford University, USA

Eligible Field of Study

Courses offered at the University.

Scholarship Type

MBA Fellowship

Eligibility Criteria

  1. To demonstrate the primary reason for the program, applicants must be ready to dedicate at least two (2) years to the development of the economy of Africa after the MBA program.
  2. The MBA Fellowship will be awarded to Final-year undergraduates and graduates of institutions in Africa as well as African citizens who studied in countries outside of Africa.
  3. To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants must also apply to the Stanford MBA Program.

Selection Criteria

  1. Merit
  2. Commitment to developing Africa
  3. Financial need

Number of Scholarships

Eight (8)

Scholarship Value

$160,000

Scholarship Duration

Two years

How to Apply

  1. One-page resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  2. A 250-word essay on how applicant plans to effect change in Africa
  3. Financial information
  4. Awards and honours
  5. History of employment
  6. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and/or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

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