TY Danjuma MBA Scholarships for Africans at Top-10 leading Business Schools in World

TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Business Admin
Course Level: Masters (MBA)
Provider: TY Danjuma Foundation
Country to Study in: Any country

Scholarship Description
The TY Danjuma Foundation is happy to offer the TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship for qualified African students studying an MBA in top schools across the world.

Launched in 2011, the TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship is intended to provide additional financial support to help African students bridge some of the financial burden attached to taking on MBA programmes, it will not be enough to act as the primary source of funding for these programmes.

The TY Danjuma Foundation is inviting applications for MBA Scholarship for African students at the top-10 leading Business Schools in the world.

TY Danjuma MBA Scholarships for Africans

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Minimum CGPA: 2.75
  • English Proficiency: IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL iBT 80 (Required if Bachelor’s Degree was not taught in English Language)
  • Nationality: Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirement:  Applicants must have High School and Undergraduate Degree Diploma.
  • English Language Requirement: Applicants should have proficiency in English.
Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have met the following criteria:
All successful African MBA applicants to the top ten Business Schools (as ranked by the Financial Times) are eligible to receive the TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship regardless of domicile. The grant is awarded to successful candidates prior to the annual intake for that Business School.

English Language Requirements:
If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Eligible groups
Citizens of the following African countries:
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Participating Institutions
The top-10 leading Business Schools in the world. The Financial Times MBA Global Ranking for 2018 lists the top ten schools as:
  1. Stanford Graduate School of Business,
  2. INSEAD,
  3. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton
  4. London Business School,
  5. Harvard Business School,
  6. University of Chicago: Booth,
  7. Columbia Business School,
  8. China Europe International Business School (CEIBS);
  9. MIT: Sloan, and
  10. University of California at Berkeley: Haas.
Fields of study
Master degree programmes in Business Administration (MBA)

Number of awards
The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship aims to help up to seven students a year

Scholarship benefits
Provides additional financial support to ease financial burden of MBA programmes

Method of Application
Eligible students should email mba@tyd-fo.co.uk sending the following information between 1 May and 31 July 2018:
  • Full Name
  • Nationality
  • Full contact details
  • Name of Business School where you have been accepted onto their MBA Programme
  • Year of enrolment at the Business School
  • Copy of offer letter from the Business School
  • Copy of your CV
  • Copy of your budget and funding shortfall (include all scholarship and loans information). Note, the TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship is to help support by providing additional financial aid, it will not be enough to act as the primary source of funding for the MBA.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information

The application deadline is July 31, 2018. Applications received prior to 1 May 2018 or after 31 July 2018 will not be processed.

In December 2008, the TY Danjuma Foundation was created in Nigeria. The foundation’s principal aims are to provide durable advantages through the implementation of development programs. For Danjuma, the idea of setting up a foundation came when he turned 70, after he had done some research and discovered that the concept of foundations dated back to the Ottoman Empire, when wealthy individuals set up philanthropic organisations to give back to the community.

Application Deadline: 31 July 2018
Open to International Applicants: No

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