Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is a platform for highly educated young African social, business and political entrepreneurs, attending leading universities in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Harambeans are African innovators who have pledged “to work together as one” to unlock the potential of Africa. In this article, we will share more about the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance Scholarships for African Students.
About Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance Scholarships for African Students
Harambeans are innovators admitted to the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, who have pledged “to work together as one” to unlock the potential of Africa. They are an alliance of determined entrepreneurs who are building Africa’s future and transforming Africa’s challenges into opportunities. They are founders of businesses that create positive and scalable change, enabling Africa to reach its boundless potential.
Over the last decade, Harambeans has spawned a series of tech-enabled unicorns such as Andela, Flutterwave, and Yoco, which have collectively generated over 3000 jobs, raised over $700m from Google Ventures, CRE Ventures, and Accel.
Benefits of Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance Scholarships
Harambeans benefit from the Ecosystem of Opportunities to support their entrepreneurial aspirations, including:
- Venture Capital
- The Harambean Network
What are the costs?
HBWS participants must cover the following costs:
- Flights to and from the symposium
- The registration fee is $50 payable online through the application portal.
- The HBWS Registration Fee will cover transportation and meals for the 3 nights & 4 days of the Symposium.
Eligibility Requirements for Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance Scholarships
To be eligible, candidates must meet the criteria below:
- Born in Africa and current passport holders of an African country
- Currently enrolled in a college or university or be a recent graduate
- Exhibited entrepreneurial leadership in their field of interest
- be at the early idea stage or advanced stages of a social or business venture focused on or related to Africa.
Also, candidates must arrange to have official university transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores arrive at Yale School of Management by the appropriate application deadline
How to become Harambee?
African innovators interested in becoming Harambeans must submit an application to the Alliance and be interviewed by Harambeans. Candidates who make it past the interview stage are given the designation of Harambean Affiliates and receive invitation to attend the Harambeans Bretton Woods Symposium, where they will be officially recognized as Associates of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance.
For more details, visit the Harambee’s website.
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