Scholarship at Mo Ibrahim Foundation


Scholarship at Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Degree Type
United Kingdom
Level of Funding
Full Scholarship
The Ibrahim Scholarships support aspiring African leaders at a number of distinguished academic institutions. The scholarships develop the talent of outstanding young Africans in selected disciplines.

Please note: the scholarships listed below are the only ones the foundation currently offers and are for African nationals only.

London Business School:
The MIF scholarship for Africa supports outstanding students on a full-time MBA programme. Each year one scholarship, providing full payment of fees, is awarded to an exceptional African candidate with financial need.

For further information contact or call +44 (0)20 7000 7000

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS):
Scholarships are offered on the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative, a programme which studies the socio-economic, political and legal links between governance and development. Two PhDs per year are offered.

For further information contact Angelica Baschiera on or call +44 (0)20 7898 4370

The University of Birmingham:
One MSc in Governance and State-Building per year is offered. This two-year programme includes a six-month internship at the Foundation Secretariat. Full tuition fees, a living allowance, and airfare to the UK are covered.

For further information contact or call +44 (0)121 414 5012