Ibrahim Scholarships

Ibrahim Scholarships

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 mbainfo@london.edu or call +44 (0)20 7000 7000

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

A scholarship is offered on the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative, a programme which studies the socio-economic, political and legal links between governance and development. One PhD opportunity per year is offered.

For further information contact Angelica Baschiera on ab17@soas.ac.uk 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 d.l.beard@bham.ac.uk

Chatham House

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship supports one Academy fellow each year from any African country who spends ten months at Chatham House. The Fellowship is a joint initiative between Chatham House and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

For further information contact academy@chathamhouse.org or visit chathamhouse.org.

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