The Harambe Fletcher Scholarship is a full-tuition award for young African entrepreneurial leaders wishing to pursue a master’s program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, starting in September 2015. The scholarship recipient will be announced at the Harambe Bretton Woods Symposium VI, April 10–13, 2015.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Full-tuition to attend a master program at The Fletcher School at Tufts University starting in September 2013
  • Invitation to the Harambe Bretton Woods Symposium
  • Recognition as an Associate of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance with all the benefits and privileges thereof

Please note that the scholarship is limited to tuition fees. The recipient is responsible for all living expenses.

Eligible Programs

  • Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD): A two-year, highly flexible, interdisciplinary, professional degree in international affairs
  • Master of International Business (MIB): A two-year hybrid international business/international affairs degree program

Eligible Candidates

  • Born in Africa and current passport holders of an African country
  • Exhibited entrepreneurial leadership in their field of interest
  • Two or more years of work experience
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent

How to Apply

It is important to note that you have two sets of applications to submit to two different organizations – one is Tufts University Admission Office and the other is Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance (scholarship sponsor).  Please carefully follow the instructions below.

  • Candidates must arrange to have official university transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores (GRE and TOEFL, if applicable) arrive at The Fletcher School by the appropriate application deadline
  • Candidates must apply and be admitted to both Harambe and The Fletcher School
  • Candidates must complete online HEA Application by December 30, 2014 through and indicate that they wish to be considered for the Fletcher scholarship
  • Candidates must complete online Fletcher School Application by January 10, 2015
  • Scholarship recipient will receive notification by April 1, 2015

Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is a platform for highly educated young African social, business and political entrepreneurs, attending leading universities in Asia, Europe and North America. Our mission is to capture, inform and engage Africa’s global intellectual capital in the development of Africa. Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance is a 501(c)(3) incorporated as a non-profit organization in the State of New Hampshire, USA.

Deadlines: Apply to Harambe Alliance by December 30, 2014 and Tufts by January 10, 2015.

For more information about the scholarship, click here

To start your application to Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, click here

To start you application to Tufts University Fletcher School, click here

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