2016 Stanford Africa MBA Scholarships, How to Apply
Applications for the 2016 Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships are now open.
This MBA Fellowship Program pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $150,000) for citizens of African countries with financial need who wish to obtain an MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). Stanford will award up to eight Stanford Africa MBA Fellowships annually.
Stanford GSB evaluates three criteria when considering candidates for both the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship and the MBA Program: intellectual vitality, demonstrated leadership potential, and personal qualities and contributions that will add to the class.
This fellowship covers full tuition + associated fees for 8 students.
- 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.
The Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program pays for tuition and associated fees (approximately US $150,000) 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.
Within two years of graduation from Stanford GSB, 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.
Learn more about the application requirements, including the application process and eligibility, as well as frequently asked questions.
|25 April – 15 June 2016||Fellowship Program application available online|
|15 June 2016
(5:00pm Pacific Time)
|Fellowship Program application submission deadline|
|7 July 2016||Fellowship Program finalists notified|
|By 21 September 2016 (If applying in Round 1) or by 10 January 2017 (If applying in Round 2)||Fellowship Program finalists prepare and submit Stanford MBA application|
|December 2016 (Round 1) March 2017 (Round 2)||Stanford releases admission decisions, including those for Stanford Africa Fellows|
|September 2017||Fellows matriculate in Stanford MBA Program|