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Dangote Foundation Scholarship For African Students 2023

The Dangote Foundation Scholarship for African Students is one of the latest opportunities open to all African students studying abroad.

With the scholarship grant, students can apply to study in top class Universities abroad

Suppose you wish to study abroad but don’t have the required funds to cover tuition fees, accommodation, and other expenses. In that case, the Dangote Foundation Scholarship for African Students can help you fulfil your career goals.

The Dangote Foundation Scholarship award for African Students is given annually to outstanding Students through the Dangote group of companies, headed by Aliko Dangote.

The foundation aims to help African students to become African future leaders by acquiring relevant knowledge to develop.

This post will find all the information you need to apply for the 2022 Dangote Foundation Scholarship for African Students.

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Dangote Foundation Scholarship Eligibility

Here are the requirements to apply for this scholarship:

  • Applicants must not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship.
  • Applicants must have sound academic records.
  • All applicants must be students studying in Nigeria and other African countries.

These are the major requirements to apply for this scholarship.

If you meet these requirements, then you can apply for a place on this scholarship.

Scholarship Amount

Below is the breakdown of the Dangote Foundation Scholarship award:

  • Maintenance allowance of £14,900 (This amount is for 12 months).
  • £500-£2,000 for tuition fees depending on the course of study.

The scholarship award also comes with additional offers:

  • £10,000 for all expenses relating to the family.
  • Free fare (One single economy fare provided at the start and finish of the study duration).
  • Integrated visa expenses and immigration expenses.
  • Academic development fund (£500-£2,000) arranged for the duration of your course.
  • Funding for unexpected difficulties.
  • Paternity/Maternity funding.

Eligibility Criteria for Dangote Foundation Scholarship for African Students

To be a recipient of this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an African.
  • Be 18 years and above
  • Have a record of good behaviour
  • Be applying to pursue one in every of the subsequent residential courses at the University of West London.
  • 12 months postgraduate course (Diploma, MPhil, MSc, MBA, etc).
  • Masters (2-year research degree).
  • PhD. (3-year research degree).

Note: the Dangote Foundation Scholarship for African Students is only limited to the College of West London but you can apply for any courses of your choice.

Below is a list of courses the Dangote Foundation Scholarship for African Students covers:

  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Architecture
  • Agricultural Science
  • Accounting
  • Systems Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Elect/Elect Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Material Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Geology
  • Mass Communication
  • Geophysics
  • Human Medicine
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy

How To Apply For The Dangote Foundation Scholarship For African Students 2022

Interested applicants for the Dangote Foundation Scholarship award must provide the following documents:

  • A Passport photograph with white background (Not more than three months old), 450×450 and not exceeding 200kb in size.
  • Birth Certificate
  • Local Government Identification Letter
  • Jamb Result
  • Admission letter from your University.
  • School ID card

Now, visit the scholarship application portal

Here is the link to the Dangote Foundation Application page.

Sign-up to create an account and follow the instructions to complete your online application.

Make sure to review the information you provided before submitting it.

Oladoyin Falana

Oladoyin Falana, a graduate of OAU, is an SEO Specialist, and IT business developer. He is the owner and content editor of, a platform that focuses on providing information on career, recruitment updates, exams, and admission updates, including general (How-to) information.
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