Stanford Fellowship is offered by Stan. Graduate School of Business for Africa MBA Program in USA. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country):Stanford Graduate School of Business | USA
Field(s): Business administration
Funded By:Stanford Graduate School of Business
Deadline: Round 1 (2 October 2013) or Round 2 (8 January 2014).
Beneficiaries( Target Group):Stanford Fellowship is Open for students of Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso,Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros,Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote 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, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe).
Benefits( Value/ Inclusions):
‣ No. of Awards: Up to eight fellowships will be awarded annually.
‣ Scholarship Duration: Stanford MBA Program is of two-year course of study.
‣ Scholarship Covers: At minimum, the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship covers two years of tuition at the Stanford MBA Program, plus all associated fees. Stanford GSB also contributes to room, board, and other living expenses if you have additional financial need demonstrated in your financial aid application.Please note that citizens of Congo, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, and Zimbabwe may need to discuss their loan options with the Financial Aid office.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.
‣ The Stanford Fellowship for Africa MBA 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.
‣ The Fellowship was created to reduce the financial barrier for African citizens to pursue an MBA at Stanford GSB. Up to eight fellowships will be awarded annually.
To avail Stanford Fellowship , candidates must meet the following criteria.
‣ Applicant must be a citizen of an African country. Dual citizens are eligible for the fellowship as long as one citizenship belongs to an African nation.
‣ Permanent residents of an African country are not eligible at this time.
‣ Applicant 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.
‣ Citizens of countries in Africa who studied in countries outside of Africa remain eligible for consideration.
‣ Stanford Africa MBA Fellows must return to work in Africa, within two years of Stanford MBA graduation, to work for a period of at least two years.
‣ Stanford MBA students pursue a wide variety of careers as alumni: you will be prepared to succeed in organizations of every size and description.
‣ As a Stanford Africa MBA Fellow, we expect you to contribute the management and leadership skills you learned at Stanford to developing the African economy.
‣ As such, our expectation is that Stanford Africa MBA Fellows will be committed to African organizations with significant operations and impact in the region.
‣ Student must display the same criteria as all Stanford MBA program applicants: intellectual vitality, demonstrated leadership potential, and personal qualities and contributions.
Scholarship Application Method:
‣ Apply for need-based financial aid by the deadline date. After reviewing financial aid applications, Stanford GSB will notify you if you are selected as a Stanford Africa MBA Fellow.
‣ Confirm enrolment in Stanford GSB and accept the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship.
‣ Scholarship Application due date: Apply to Stanford MBA Program in either Round 1 (2 October 2013) or Round 2 (8 January 2014).
‣ If you are selected for the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship, then we will notify you directly. If you are not selected for the Fellowship, you remain eligible to receive all need-based financial aid at Stanford GSB, in the form of fellowship and loans.
‣ If you are selected as a Stanford Africa MBA Fellow, your notification letter will outline your next steps.
‣ It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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