2015 Stanford Africa Fellowships for MBA Students in USA, and applicants are required to apply 13th June 2014. Applications are invited for Stanford Africa Fellowship. Up to eight fellowships are award annually. Fellowship pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $145,000) for citizens of African countries with financial need who wish to obtain an MBA at Stanford GSB. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): Stanford Graduate School of Business | USA
Level: Masters Degree
Field(s): Business administration
Deadline: 13th June 2014.
Funded By: Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 Stanford Africa Fellowships are targeted for the students of Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, 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.
‣ Award No: Stanford will award up to eight Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships annually.
‣ Scholarship Duration: Stanford MBA Program is of two-year course of study.
‣ Scholarship covers: The Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $145,000) for citizens of African countries with financial need who wish to obtain an MBA at Stanford GSB. Stanford will award up to eight Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships annually.
‣ Africa is at the forefront of significant global economic growth and opportunity. Stanford GSB is excited to contribute to the region’s human and economic development by educating leaders committed to making an impact on the continent.
‣ The 2015 Stanford Africa Fellowships Program pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $145,000) for citizens of African countries with financial need who wish to obtain an MBA at Stanford GSB. Stanford will award up to eight Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships annually.
‣ Applicants must be a citizen of an African country.
‣ Dual citizens are eligible for the fellowship as long as you hold citizenship of an African nation.
‣ Residents of an African country who do not have citizenship belonging to an African country are ineligible at this time.
‣ Applicants must have completed, or be in the final year of completing, your university studies. If you studied at an undergraduate or graduate institution in Africa, we especially encourage you to consider applying for the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program.
‣ African citizens who studied in countries outside of Africa are also eligible for the fellowship.
‣ Stanford Africa MBA Fellows must return to work in Africa, within two years of Stanford MBA graduation, for a period of at least two years.
‣ Stanford MBA students pursue a wide variety of careers after graduation. As a Stanford Africa MBA Fellow, you will devote the management and leadership skills learned at Stanford to developing the African economy.
‣ As such, we expect Stanford Africa MBA Fellows to work for African organizations with significant operations and impact in the region. Please read our Frequently Asked Questions below for more information.
‣ Stanford Africa MBA Fellows must first be selected as finalists through the fellowship application process. Stanford will select up to 50 Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship finalists based on: -Merit -Commitment to developing Africa -Financial need
‣ Stanford Africa Fellowship Program finalists notified by 11th July 2014.
‣ Applicants are required to apply online.
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 13th June 2014.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.