The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship provides financial assistance to post- graduate African students who have been accepted into MBA programs at the world’s top ten business schools.
The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship, which was established in 2011, aims to assist up to eight students per year. Scholarships have been awarded to 50 students at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, 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, and Columbia Business School since the program’s inception. Scholars from Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, as well as Ghana, Morocco, Togo, and Côte d’Ivoire, have participated.
- Open to African postgraduate students;
- 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 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 only, as ranked by the Financial Times.
The Financial Times MBA Global Ranking for 2022 lists the top ten schools as:
- University of Pennsylvania: Wharton
- Columbia Business School
- Insead (France/Singapore)
- Harvard Business School
- Northwestern University: Kellogg School of Management
- Stanford Graduate School of Business
- University of Chicago: Booth
- London Business School
- Yale School of Management
- IESE Business School (Spain)
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.
How to Apply for TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship
If you meet the scholarship criteria (you are an African student, who has been accepted on an MBA programme at a top 10 leading Business School, as ranked by The Financial Times MBA Global Ranking 2022 (MBA 2022 – Business school rankings from the Financial Times – FT.com) and want to apply for the scholarship, you should send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org between 15 May and 16 June 2022:
- Full Name
- 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 own 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.
Applications received prior to 15 May 2022 will not be processed.
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