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Scholarships for young African talents at Alma Graduate School

By on June 17, 2013

The Africa Scholarship program, a project of the University of Bologna
and Romano Prodi’s Foundation for World Wide Cooperation, about to start

Bologna, June 2013 – For the academic year 2013-2014, the University of Bologna, in collaboration with the Foundation for World Wide Cooperation, will activate, for the third consecutive year, the Africa Scholarship Program. The program targets 10 young talents from the African continent, so to allow them to attend an MBA at Alma Graduate School to acquire excellence in their training, thus contributing to the social and economic development of their countries of origin. The ten scholarships are worth 27,000 Euro each to cover the whole MBA tuition fee plus 10,000 Euro for the travel and living expenses.
The candidates needs to be citizens of an African Country, hold an undergraduate university degree, be proficient in English and have two years of qualified professional experience. The beneficiaries will have to declare they understand the importance of returning to their countries, so to contribute to the social and economic development of Africa. The program is also financed thanks to a fundraising activity, which is involving students, alumni, companies and professors.
“Thanks to our MBA, Italian companies have the opportunity to involve young people from all over the world, people who are particularly interested in Italy and who will be able to promote the development of the markets they come from– explained Massimo Bergami, Dean of Alma Graduate School, University of Bologna Business School- The 2012-3 MBA class is composed of 75 young managers, 92% of whom come from abroad (39 countries) and have on average 6 years of professional experience before the master’s”.
The deadline to apply is July 1st 2013. For further information and to download the application form: –

The University of Bologna Alma Graduate School MBA is a full time I Level Master’s course, taught in English, lasting one year. The first part is devoted to theory and is shared with the six areas the second part of the studies features: a) Brazil-Europe Business Relations, b) China/Far East and Europe Business Relations, c) Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods, d) Food and Wine, e) Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses, f) Finance and Banking.
In addition to the theory lectures, internships and research operating projects will take place, in Italy and abroad.

Angela Feo
Press Office
Alma Graduate School
+39 328 9263730

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