Dangote Foundation Scholarship 2022
Aliko Dangote Foundation is a charity set up by Mr. Aliko Dangote in 1994 to enhance opportunities for social change through strategic investments that improve health and wellbeing, promote quality education, and broaden empowerment opportunities for individuals and communities.
The Foundation has a mandate to realize Aliko Dangote’s vision of an Africa whose people are healthier, better educated, and more empowered. To achieve its mandate, the Foundation routinely partners the Dangote Business Group, Governments, the Private Sector, and other Development Organizations on various development initiatives in Nigeria and the rest of the world. Dangote foundation is not only involved in Scholarship, they are into different welfares and charitable works. They have rendered financial assistance to various countries and firms.
About Aliko Dangote
Aliko Dangote is the founder and president/chief executive of the Dangote Group, the largest conglomerate in West Africa. The Group currently has a presence in 17 African countries and is a market leader in cement on the continent. One of the Group’s subsidiaries, Dangote Cement Plc, is the largest listed company in West Africa and the first Nigerian company to join the Forbes Global 2000 Companies list.
The Group has diversified into other sectors of the Nigerian economy including agriculture and is currently constructing the largest petroleum refinery, petrochemical plant and fertilizer complex in Africa.
Internationally, Dangote sits on the board of the Corporate Council on Africa and is a member of the Steering Committee of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative, the Clinton Global Initiative, the McKinsey Advisory Council, and the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. He was named Co-chair of the US-Africa Business Center, in September 2016, by the US Chamber of Commerce. In April 2017, he joined the Board of Directors of the Clinton Health Access Initiative, which is helping countries build the systems necessary to provide health services to their people.
A dedicated philanthropist, Dangote made an initial endowment of $1.25 billion to the Dangote Foundation in March 2014, enabling it to scale up its work in health, education and economic empowerment. In addition, he is collaborating with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to fight polio. He is also on the Board of ONE, the anti-poverty group, co-founded by Bono.
A graduate of Al-Azahar University in Cairo, Egypt, Dangote began his business career in 1978, trading in rice, sugar and cement, before he ventured into full-scale manufacturing. In 2013, Forbes listed him as the ‘Most Powerful Man in Africa.’ In April 2014, TIME Magazine listed him among its 100 ‘Most Influential People in the World.’ He also made the list of CNBC’s ‘Top 25 Businessmen in the World’ that changed and shaped the century.
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These are what you must possess to be eligible for Dangote Foundation Scholarship
- You have to come from Africa, this scholarship is mainly for those whose parents are from Africa.
- You should be schooling in Africa.
- You should be up to 18 years of age
- You must be of good behavior.
- You must possess a first degree certificate.
- You must not be a recipient of any other Scholarship
- Ph.D. (three-year research-only diploma)
- MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only diploma)
- One 12 months postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA and so on.)
Here are the courses that are accepted by Dangote Foundation Scholarship, if you are an African and you study any of these courses then you’re free to apply
- Computer Science
- Business Administration
- Agricultural science
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- System Engineering
- Electrical/Electronic Engineering
- Agricultural Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Material Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Environmental studies
- Mass communication
- Human medicine
All applications will be done online, you will be required to upload your documents
- Passport photograph with white background with a white background which must not be more than 3months old.
- The size of the passport photograph must not be more than 200kb.
- The resolution recommended for the passport photograph is (450×450).
- Admission letter from your institution of learning.
- Birth certificate
- School Id card (You could use your eligibility)
- Birth certificate
- O’Level Results
- Local Government Area letter of identification/LGA of origin.
Make sure you upload a clearly scanned document and do not make any mistake when uploading them
Dangote Foundation scholarship 2022 yet to commence
Applications for Dangote foundation scholarship for 2022 is yet to commence. we will let you know when Applications are open.