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2013 Mandela Rhodes Scholarships

Grantee
The Mandela Rhodes Foundation, South Africa
Sector
Education
Program
Mandela Rhodes Scholarships
Region
Africa
Start Date
2013

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.

 

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