Alma Graduate School, together with the Foundation for World Wide Cooperation, invites applications from young bright African students wishing to pursue an MBA for the 2014-2015 Africa Scholarship Program.
This Program aims to facilitate the participation of 10 young bright talents from Africa, wishing to pursue an MBA and contribute to the social and economic development of their continent. The scholarship is tenable in the University of Bolo, Italy
Worth of Award
Each of the 10 Scholarships includes:

  • 100% cover of tuition fee (€27,000)
  • Grant up to € 10,000 (gross) to cover travel expenses to Italy and living costs in Bologna during the MBA program 


  • Candidates need to be citizens of an African Country,
  •  hold an undergraduate degree,
  • Be proficient in English and have 2 years of professional experience.
  • Prospective  candidates  need  to:
  •  be  citizens  of  an  African  Country  (evidence  required)
  • satisfy  all  the  MBA  admission  requirements
  • be  registered  to  the  admissions  process  (Alma  Graduate  School  is  available  to
  • support  candidates  who  need  help  to  register  in  the  admission  process)
  • Submit  a  Letter  of  Commitment  to  successfully  complete  the  MBA  Program
  • Sign  a  Letter  of  Understanding  about  the  importance  of  repatriation  to  Africa  and contribution  to  the  economic  development  of  Africa  provide  evidence  of  personal  year  income  ( 2011-2012-2013),
  • family year  income  (2011-2012-2013)  and  information  about  parents

 How to Apply
 Candidates  need  to  apply  both  to  the  call  for  admission  to  the  “1st  level  Master  Universitario  Program  in  Business  Administration”  at  the  University  of  Bologna  and  the  Africa  Scholarship  Program  at  Alma  Graduate  School

  • In  order  to  receive  this  Scholarship,  candidates  need  to  be  accepted  in  the  MBA  Program  by  the  University  of  Bolo
  • Beneficiaries will be asked to sign a letter of understanding about the importance of repatriation and contribution to economic and social development of Africa.
  • Scholarship  application  form
  • Certificate  or  evidence  of  individual  and  family  income
  • Certificate  or  evidence  of  parents’  job
  • The  application  form  is  to  be  sent  via  e-­?mail  along  with  the  above  mentioned  materials  as  PDF  files  to  [email protected]  
  • A Committee appointed by  the  School  will  evaluate  the  application .
  • In order to  define  the  Scholarship  Ranking,  the  Committee  will  consider the  financial  needs  of  the  candidates  officially  admitted  to  participate  in  the  MBA.

Deadline: closing date for first Round is first: May 5, 2014 while for the second round is June 30, 2014.  Notifications will reach  successful  candidates  by  June 3 and July 25, 2014, respectively.
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