The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarships for African Students

TY Danjuma MBA Scholarships for African Students

The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship for African students 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 application deadline is 30 June, 2021,

The Financial Times MBA Global Ranking for 2021 lists the top ten schools as:

  • London Business School
  • University of Chicago: Booth
  • Iese Business School
  • Yale School of Management
  • Northwestern University: Kellogg
  • Ceibs
  • HEC Paris
  • Duke University: Fuqua
  • Dartmouth College: Tuck


About The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarships for African 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. Successful 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 46 students. These are students from from Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, Ghana, Morocco, Togo and Côte d’Ivoire . The students 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
  • HEC Paris

How To Apply For The Scholarship

Students can now submit their application for the 2021/22 intakes.

If you meet the scholarship criteria and want to apply for the scholarship, you should send the following information to between 1 June and 30 June 2021:

  • 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
  • a copy of your CV
  • Copy of your own budget and funding shortfall (including confirmation letters for all scholarships and loans).

TY Danjuma Foundation will not process any application you submit prior to 1 June 2021 or after 30 June 2021.


For more information on the scholarship information, visit the official webpage of the TY Danjuma MBA Scholarships 2021/2022.

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