2016 MTN Solution Space Scholarships for Africans to Study in Cape Town


The University of Capetown is inviting applications for MTN Solution Space Scholarships. These scholarships are open to African students for pursuing MBA or MPhil in Inclusive Innovation program at the Graduate School of Business.

The Solution Space Scholarships were created to nurture a new generation of leaders that move beyond “business as usual” to envision, develop and test new models that will shape our future.

Applicants must first be eligible, comply with and apply for the MBA or MPhil programmes entrance requirements at the UCT Graduate School of Business.

MTN Solution Space Scholarships are awarded for one or maximum of two years and covers the full cost of tuition and registration fees at UCT GSB, as set by the business school. The Scholars can also apply for several types of funding on a discretionary basis. For example an economy-class travel allowance for Scholars travelling from their home country to the business school at the beginning and back home at the end of their degree program, a stipend, or to attend additional conferences or workshops, or conduct fieldwork and pilots.

To be considered for an MTN Scholarship applicants must be a citizen of an African country and a Permanent Resident for at least 1 year. Applicants should be desirous of pursuing either the MBA or the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation program at the UCT GSB.

Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB program.


The application deadline is 31 October 2016.

More information can be accessed here

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