MTN Solution Space Scholarships for Africans

University of Capetown
MBA/MPhil Degree

Deadline: 15 Nov 2015 (annual)
Study in:  South Africa
Course starts 2016 

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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. The scholarships were created to support bold and visionary African mid-career professionals and entrepreneurs who are committed to local innovation and for whom a postgraduate qualification is an essential step in their journey of shaping the future of our continent.

Host Institution(s):

University of Cape Town Graduate Business School (UCT GSB) in Cape Town, South Africa

Field of study:

MBA or the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the UCT GSB.  For the academic year 2016-2017, the scholarships will be offered to those passionate about: Education, Health and Wellbeing, Smart Cities, and Open Imagination.

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

South African/African Citizens

Scholarship value/inclusions:

An MTN Scholarship is 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.


To be considered for a MTN Scholarship you must:

  1. Be a South African / African citizen and have been a Permanent Resident for at least 1 year.
  2. Apply to pursue either the MBA or the MPhil in Inclusive Innovation programme at the UCT GSB. Applicants will only be able to take up the MTN Scholarship if successfully admitted to the UCT GSB programme. For full details about the MBA programme or MPhil programme, criteria and how to apply to the business school click here
  3. Financial Need Criteria (see official website for full details)

Application instructions:

It is not possible to apply for a MTN Scholarship without applying to the business school.  Applicants must first be eligible and apply for the academic programme at the UCT GSB (via the Admissions Office). For full details about the MBA programme or MPhil Inclusive Innovation programme, criteria and how to apply to the business school click here.

Applicants must then submit the  MTN Scholarship Application online form together with their UCT application number received from the UCT GSB Admissions Office and required supporting documents. Deadline for scholarship applications is 15 November 2015.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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