Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships in USA, 2016-17


Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships in USA, and applications are submitted till 15 June 2016. Applications are invited for Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship from African students who have completed or be in the final year of completing, their university studies. Up to eight fellowships are award annually. Fellowship pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $145,000). Within two years of graduation from Stanford GSB, Stanford Africa MBA Fellows are required to return to Africa to work for at least two years in a professional role that contributes to the continent’s development. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): Stanford Graduate School of Business | USA

Level: MBA program

Field(s): Business Administration.

Deadline: 15 June 2016

Funded By: Stanford Graduate School of Business, USA

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships are targeted for Students from Africa: 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 can apply for these fellowships.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

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 $140,000) 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.

Description

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 Stanford Africa MBA 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.

Eligibility

To apply for  Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships, applicants need to meet the following requirements : 

‣ 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.

Selection Criteria for Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships

‣ Stanford Africa MBA Fellows must first be selected as finalists through the fellowship application process. Stanford will select up to 100 Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship finalists based on:

  • Merit
  • Commitment to developing Africa
  • Financial need

Notification for Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships

‣ Stanford Africa Fellowship Program finalists notified by 7 July 2016.

Scholarship Application Method 

‣ The applications process are as follows:

  • Apply online to the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program usig the Application form
  • Finalists apply to Stanford MBA Program: Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship finalists must submit the Stanford MBA Program application, including GMAT or GRE scores, and if applicable, one of the English language tests (IELTS, PTE, or TOEFL). Finalists may request up to one voucher to cover the cost of either the GMAT or GRE test. The MBA application fee will be waived for finalists.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 15 June 2016

.‣ 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.

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