Scholarship, Grants and Funding Opportunities For Africans

TY Danjuma MBA Postgraduate Scholarship 2020/2021 for African Students

The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship provides financial support to post-graduate African students who have been accepted onto MBA programmes at the top 10 leading business schools in the world as ranked by the Financial Times.

The Financial Times MBA Global Ranking for 2020 lists of the top ten schools as:

1.   – Harvard Business School

2.   – University of Pennsylvania: Wharton

3.   – Stanford Graduate School of Business

4.   – INSEAD

5.   – Ceibs

6.   – MIT: Sloan

7.   – London Business School

8.   – Columbia Business School

9.   – HEC Paris

10. – University of Chicago: Booth

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 their domicile.

Awarded candidates will receive their grant prior to the annual intake date for that business school.

However, whilst the TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship will provide additional financial support to help African student’s bridge part of the gap

and relieve 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.

Launched in 2011, The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship aims to help up to eight students a year.

To date, scholarships have been awarded to 43 students – from Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, Ghana, Morocco and Togo –

Who have gone on to attend:

– Harvard Business School


– London Business School

– MIT: Sloan

– Stanford Graduate School of Business

– University of California at Berkeley: Haas

– University of Chicago: Booth

– IE Business School Madrid

– University of Cambridge: Judge

– University of Pennsylvania: Wharton

– Columbia Business School

How to apply for TY Danjuma MBA Postgraduate Scholarship 

Please note that we have fully funded MBA students for 2019/20 intake.

The next application process will open in June 2020 for 2020/21 intakes.

Between 1 June 2020 and 30 June 2020, eligible students should email with the following information:

– 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 

– And, Copy of your budget and funding shortfall (including confirmation letters for all scholarships and loans).

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.

Deadline: 30th July, 2020

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