African Leadership in Business MBA Scholarships

Qualified residents of Africa, who want to acquire an MBA through one of the partner universities, can apply for ALB scholarships. ALB scholarships are offered as part of the ALB Fellowship Program and it includes a great responsibility. The ALB fellowship is offered to those citizens who should serve as representatives of their country, the African continent, and the ALB Foundation all the way through their program and continuing professional career in future.

ALB fellow should operate a group development of an entrepreneurial business plan in the Fellow’s home country, which is a must to finish the ALB Fellowship Project and to make sure that the ALB goals are being followed throughout the MBA program. In addition, all the ALB Fellows should return to their home country after graduation and stay and work there for a minimum of two years.

Scholarship Provider:

Thunderbird School of Global Management, Vanderbilt University and IE Business School offer Scholarship opportunities.

Area of Study:

MBA Program offered at a list of institutions

Benefits of this Scholarship:

  • Not specified


  • Be committed to return to home country after completing the program.
  • Should have 3 or more years of work experience
  • Must obtain a Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Highly competent in written and spoken English
  • Accepted to an MBA program
  • Should complete the GMAT exam
  • Other necessities to get admitted to the partner school program
  • Eligibility for scholarships is merit and need based.

How to Apply:

  • Register as an ALB candidate via the ALB Online Registration.
  • Take the GMAT exam.
  • Apply for and gain admission to an MBA program through one of our university partners.
  • Complete the ALB Fellowship application. Please note that the application will not be available until you have registered as an ALB candidate.


It is important to read the how to apply page and visit the official website (link found below) to register and  for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website: