The Ibrahim Scholarships support aspiring African leaders at a number of distinguished academic institutions. The scholarships develop the talent of outstanding young Africans in selected disciplines.
Please note: the scholarships listed below are the only ones we currently offer and are for African nationals only.
London Business School
The MIF scholarship for Africa supports outstanding students on a full-time MBA programme. Each year one scholarship, providing full payment of fees, is awarded to an exceptional African candidate with financial need.
For further information contact [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 7000 7000
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Scholarships are offered on the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative, a programme which studies the socio-economic, political and legal links between governance and development. Two masters and one PhD per year are offered.
For further information contact Angelica Baschiera on [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 7898 4370
University of Birmingham
One MSc in Governance and State-Building per year is offered. This two-year programme includes a six-month internship at the Foundation Secretariat. Full tuition fees, a living allowance and airfare to the UK are covered.
For further information contact Debra Beard at [email protected]
The Africa Fellowship supports one Academy fellow each year from Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal or South Africa who spends ten months at Chatham House. The Fellowship is a joint initiative between Chatham House and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.