Oxford-Orjiako Graduate Scholarship


The scholarship is funded by Dr Bryant Orjiako and builds on Oxford’s mission to create meaningful opportunities across Africa. This gift enables the establishment of a new, fully endowed African MBA scholarship, open to students coming to the school from across the whole of Africa. It is the first of its kind at the university. 

Scholarship details


Course fees and a grant for living costs of at least £17,668.

Number available

One scholarship.


Oxford MBA students who are of African nationality and ordinarily resident in an African country.

Selection criteria

  • Awarded on academic excellence demonstrated through degree results, GMAT or GRE score, previous university prizes and awards, and other academic achievements. 
  • Evidence of contributing to Africa's development and evidence of an intention to continue to contribute to Africa's development.

How to apply

No additional application is needed. We will use the details you supply in your MBA application form.

A complete MBA application must be submitted by the deadline. 


5 January 2024.

If this scholarship is not awarded to a candidate who applies by this date, candidates applying to the final MBA application deadline of 17 May 2024 may also be considered. However, early application is recommended. 

Meet our scholars

Apply to the MBA or 1+1 MBA

Visit our programme pages to find out more about the programme, the admissions requirements, and how to apply. You can also contact the MBA recruitment team for a discussion about your suitability for the programme.