African MBA Scholarship

Level of study
Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Business
Nationality
Overseas (Non-EU), Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, The, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Type of Award
External, University
Deadline for applying
To be confirmed

Award Description

  • The African MBA Scholarship is a full fees scholarship (£25,000 for 2017/18 entry), part funded by a private donor with a commitment to Africa and part by the University.
  • The scholarship holder will be in financial need as determined by the University.
  • The scholarship holder will be from the continent of Africa.
  • The scholarship will be allocated on the basis of academic excellence, relevant experience and evidence of a commitment to the economic development of Africa.
  • Scholarships apply to one-year, full-time MBA programmes only.

Scholarships will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Assessment will be made based on a candidate’s MBA application, CV, and Personal Statement. Candidates must state which scholarship they wish to be considered for in their application/Personal Statement. The MBA Director may interview shortlisted candidates over the phone or by Skype.

A rolling assessment process will be in place throughout the application cycle, with the expectation that all scholarships will be allocated by April 2017.

Please contact Victoria Malin, MBA Recruitment and Admissions Officer, for more details (mbaadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk). 

Value of Award

The African MBA Scholarship is a full fees scholarship (£25,000 for 2017/18 entry), part funded by a private donor with a commitment to Africa and part by the University.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship holder will be in financial need as determined by the University.
  • The scholarship holder will be from the continent of Africa.
  • The scholarship will be allocated on the basis of academic excellence, relevant experience and evidence of a commitment to the economic development of Africa.
  • Scholarships apply to one-year, full-time MBA programmes only.

Scholarships will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Assessment will be made based on a candidate’s MBA application, CV, and Personal Statement. Candidates must state which scholarship they wish to be considered for in their application/Personal Statement. The MBA Director may interview shortlisted candidates over the phone or by Skype.

A rolling assessment process will be in place throughout the application cycle, with the expectation that all scholarships will be allocated by April 2017.

Please contact Victoria Malin, MBA Recruitment and Admissions Officer, for more details (mbaadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk). 

How to Apply

Please contact Victoria Malin, MBA Recruitment and Admissions Officer, for more details (mbaadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk). 

Contact

Victoria Malin
mbaadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Website
http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/business/mba/fees-and-funding/scholarships.aspx