Oxford–Adara Foundation MBA Scholarship 2019/2020 for Young African Women

Applications are open for interested and suitably young African women for the 2019/2020 Oxford–Adara Foundation MBA Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford, UK.

A new MBA scholarship designed to empower high-potential African women to engage in the economic development of the continent has been launched.

Oxford–Adara Foundation MBA Scholarship

New for 2019, the Adara Foundation, in partnership with Oxford University’s Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund, is offering a full scholarship to an exceptional female MBA candidate from Africa.

The scholarship, open to female candidates of an African nationality, covers the full MBA programme fee and living expenses. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to return to their home country upon completion of the one-year MBA programme to contribute to Africa’s business and socio-economic development. The scholarships will be available for the 2019-20 academic year and no separate application will be needed as all students meeting the criteria will automatically be considered.


Oxford–Adara Foundation MBA Scholarship Eligibility

Open to female candidates of an African nationality, with a preference for a candidate of Nigerian nationality.

  • Candidates must be ordinarily resident in a state outside of the European Economic Area including the UK, and intending to return to their home country upon completion of the MBA programme.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to contribute to Africa’s development.
  • The scholarship will be awarded based on academic merit.

Value of Award: The scholarship covers the full MBA programme fee and provides a living expenses stipend of at least £14,777.

How to Apply for Oxford–Adara Foundation MBA Scholarship

No additional application is required, we will use the details you supply in your MBA application form to determine eligibility.


For more information, visit the Oxford–Adara Foundation MBA Scholarship.

Application Deadlines:

  • 11th January 2019
  • 5th April 2019


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