African Regional Bursary For MBA Studies- University of Cambridge

African Regional Bursary For MBA Studies- University of Cambridge

Deadline: Varies

Cambridge Judge Business School will be offering a bursary worth up to £18,000 for a successful African candidate to the Cambridge MBA programme. The School believes that Africa will be an increasingly important region, both economically and politically, and is committed to developing the African talent pool.


  • The applicant must be an African national
  • Must meet the usual requirements for the Cambridge MBA

Scholarship Worth

A bursary worth up to £18,000 will be awarded to a successful African candidate.

How to Apply

Application & Deadlines

Start the application for MBA at Judge Business School.There are 5 application rounds, please apply during one of these rounds


Round Application deadline
Round 1 18 Sep 2015
Round 2 23 Oct 2015
Round 3 8 Jan 2016
Round 4 4 Mar 2016
Round 5 6 May 2016

Essay Questions

The following are the main essay questions on the Cambridge MBA application:

  1. What did you learn from your most spectacular failure? (200 words)
  2. What are your short and long term career objectives? What skills/characteristics do you already have that will help you to achieve them? What do you hope to gain from the degree and how do you feel it will help you achieve the career objectives you have? (please do not exceed 500 words)


Complete application requires one reference from a line manager or supervisor. An automated reference request will be sent to your referee once you have input their contact details into our online application system

See full application details here.

For more information, visit African Regional Bursary or e-mail [email protected]