TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship

TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship

The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship provides financial support to post-graduate African students who have been accepted onto MBA programmes at the top-10 leading Business Schools in the world. The Financial Times MBA Global Ranking for 2018 lists the top ten schools as; Stanford Graduate School of Business, INSEAD, University of Pennsylvania: Wharton, London Business School, Harvard Business School, University of Chicago: Booth, Columbia Business School, Ceibs, MIT: Sloan, and University of California at Berkeley: Haas. Click the link below for details.


All successful African MBA applicants to the top ten Business Schools (as ranked by the Financial Times) are eligible to receive The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship regardless of domicile. The grant is awarded to successful candidates prior to the annual intake for that Business School. The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship is intended to provide additional financial support to help African students bridge some of the financial burden attached to taking on MBA programmes, it will not be enough to act as the primary source of funding for these programmes.

Launched in 2011, The TY Danjuma MBA Scholarship aims to help up to seven students a year. Since launching, scholarships have been awarded to 30 students in total attending Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, MIT: Sloan, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California at Berkeley: Haas, University of Chicago Booth, University of Pennsylvania: Wharton, IE Business School and University of Cambridge: Judge. Our scholars have come from Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Ghana.

How to apply

Please note that we have now closed the application process for this year and will not accept any applications received after 31 July 2018.

2018 Applications

If you have applied for a scholarship on or before 31 July 2018 and meet the scholarship criteria (you are an African student who has been accepted onto a MBA programme at a top 10 Business School as ranked by The Financial Times MBA Global Ranking 2018) you will only receive an email from us by 10 August 2018 if you have been successful in reaching the second stage of the application process. Unfortunately, if you have not heard back from us by 10 August 2018 your application for a scholarship has been unsuccessful. 

GDPR Statement

TY Danjuma Family Office Limited is committed to meeting the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, effective 25 May 2018. We respect your privacy and take the protection of your personal data very seriously. This Privacy Notice is designed to help you understand how TY Danjuma Family Office collects, uses or otherwise processes personal data collected to manage MBA scholarship program. If you have any concerns and questions, please write to us at gdpr@tyd-fo.co.uk