The Mandela Rhodes Foundation offers scholarships to foster excellence in leadership in Africa.
The Scholarships are awarded to young Africans who exhibit academic prowess and great leadership potential a unique education opportunity. While attending their chosen post-graduate degree, the Scholars benefit from access to leadership development programs. Since the selection of the first Scholars in 2005, a total of 200 Mandela Rhodes Scholarships have been awarded. Following the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation at a gala event in July 2013, a total of R106 (US$ 10.8 million) was raised, including a R25 million (USD $2.5 million) gift and R31.5 million (USD $3.2 million) match from the McCall MacBain Foundation.