Friday, December 20, 2013

Mo Ibrahim MBA Scholarships at London Business School for Sub-Saharan Africans

Mo Ibrahim Foundation
Scholarship Description: Talented individuals from sub-Saharan African can acquire the management and leadership skills essential for individual, corporate and national success.
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholarship for sub-Saharan Africa aims to help produce exceptional leaders for the continent by supporting outstanding students on the full-time MBA Programme at London Business School. 

Courses: Business Administration Level: Graduate (Masters) Degree

Provider: Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Country to Study in: UK

Eligibility: This MBA scholarship award is open to all successful MBA applicants who are nationals of sub-Saharan Africa.
It will be awarded to exceptional MBA candidates from sub-Saharan Africa with financial need. Recipients of the award are expected to contribute to the School’s marketing efforts in the region.

Eligible groups: Citizens of sub-Saharan Africa are welcome to apply.
These would include nationals of the following countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Participating Institution(s): London Business School (LBS); London; United Kingdom

Field of study: Masters Level Courses in Business Administration (MBA).
The London Business School MBA is a full-time programme with exit points at 15, 18 and 21 months.

Number of awards: Each year, two scholarships will be awarded to successful sub-Saharan applicants.

Sponsorship duration: This is a FULL tuition fee award

Scholarship benefits: There will be FULL payment of fees for the recipients only.
In 2012, the Foundation awarded the successful recipient, for fees and living expenses, an amount totaling up to £50,000.

Method of Application: Applicants who wish to apply to the MBA programme may do so before any of the four (4) MBA application deadline dates. Please see the dates below.
Candidates who apply in Stages 1, 2 or 3 and receive an offer for the class of MBA2015 will be automatically considered for this award.
For current and more detailed information, and for complete details on how to apply, it is important to visit the official website (link to it is below). When on the website, scroll down and click on ‘Scholarships available subject to nationality/residency‘ to read current information.

DEADLINES: There are four different deadline date cycles that run throughout the year at the London Business School. For the current year i.e. 2013/2014, the deadlines will be as follows:

Stage 1 — 4 October, 2013
Stage 2 — 3 January, 2014
Stage 3 — 28 February, 2014
Stage 4 — 16 April 2014.

Note carefully that All Application Deadlines are at 17:00 GMT.

 All decisions are sent out via email on the relevant stage decision deadline. Please note that decisions are occasionally sent out late into the evening GMT.

Remember to click on ‘Scholarships available subject to nationality/residency‘; when you visit the official website via link below.

London Business School’s international, multicultural learning environment is one of LBS’s most valuable assets. And it offers practical business impact and benefits for individuals at every level.

The School offers a wide range of scholarships, the majority of which are available to successful applicants who apply in Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the MBA programme. The Mo Ibrahim MBA Scholarships is just one of such.

Why learn in London? London is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city – and one of the world’s most important business and financial centres. London is home to head and regional offices of multinational corporations, global consulting companies and a wide range of other professional services. And with more international banks than any other city, it accounts for 43% of the global foreign equity market and 20% of the world’s cross-border banking.

Please note that all London Business School Scholarships are subject to change without notice.

Contact: For further Information Please Contact:

Or call +44 (0)20 7000 7000

Application Deadline: 4 Oct 2013 /// 3 Jan / 28 Feb / 16 Apr 2014

Open to International Students: Yes (but ONLY Africans)
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