Fully Funded Dangote Foundation Scholarship | See How To Apply Now

I believe must of us have heard about the Fully Funded Dangote Foundation Scholarship which has been going on for years now. Most aspiring candidates have been having much trouble on how to apply for the program, it’s requirement and eligibility. Trust me when I say that the information that will be given to you in this post will ease you from those troubles of yours concerning the program.

It might interest you to know that we also recently updated on “How to Apply for Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships” But before that, you need to know about the program and the brain behind it. So many of us have heard about the name”Aliko Dangote’. Dangote is among the richest in Africa and in the world at large. To also burst your bubbles, Dangote also stakes in publicly-traded salt, sugar, and flour manufacturing companies.

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is the Philanthropic endeavor of Aliko Dangote. The main objective of the Foundation is to reduce the number of lives lost to malnutrition and disease. Combating Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in children is at the core of our programming. Improving the outcome of children’s lives forms the basis for the work the Foundation is engaged in, using our investments in health, education, and economic empowerment to help lift people out of poverty.

The Dangote Foundation Scholarship program is also established as a way of appreciating Africans, in fact, the country at large and also to help in the development of the human race most especially the blacks.Fully Funded Dangote Foundation Scholarship | See How To Apply Now

If you are eager to know the application method for the Dangote Foundation Scholarship 2019, you have to patiently go through this post because everything you need to know concerning the scholarship is going to be well explained for your easy understanding.


The Aliko Dangote Foundation 2019 is absolutely free therefore do not pay money to anyone claiming to be a member of the Dangote Group (DG). You can only be enlisted if you meet up with the necessary requirements and bear in mind that the requirements should be available before you proceed with the application. The following are the necessary requirements;

  1. Admission letter from your current institution of learning
  2. Means of identification from your state of origin (e.g; L.G identification letter)
  3. Birth certificate
  4. O’level results
  5. School I.D card
  6. Your JAMB result (original)
  7. Passport photography, which must be 450X450 size, white background and shouldn’t be more than 200kb.

So these are the requirements, but that is also not all, you can quickly check below to see the full eligibility below before proceeding with your application

Dangote Foundation Scholarship Eligibilities

Not just have the above requirements, you must make sure you have the following criteria:

  1. You have to come from Africa because this scholarship is mainly for those whose parents are from Africa.
  2. You should be schooling in Africa.
  3. You must be of good behavior.
  4. You should be up to 18 years of age
  5. You must possess a first-degree certificate.
  6. Ph.D. (three-year research-only diploma)
  7. MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only diploma)
  8. One 12 months postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA and so on.)
  9. That applying must have the sound academic record

In my opinion, believe that these requirements are what you have already.

Benefits of the Foundation Scholarship

The benefit will amaze you, so kindly check it out below

1. Firstly, you stand to gain is a free airfare ticket which we understand to be just for going for the program and returning at the end of the program.

2. £500 to £2,000 will be given to you as a tuition fee, although any other extra cost will be fully covered by your scholarship.

3. £10,120 will also be provided to cover all expenses that have to do with the household.

4. You also stand a chance of securing an upkeep allowance of up to £14,900 for a period of 12 months.

The Scholarship is offered to outstanding and qualified students. It is available to students studying the under-listed courses.

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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

How To Apply For Fully Funded Dangote Foundation Scholarship

Before we start talking about the application process, applicants should take note that the form for 2019 is not yet out online but we plead with the applicant to go through and understand this process because it is going to be the same procedure once the list is out.

Interested candidates should visit the foundation’s site and provide your data so as to be notified once the application form is online. https://www.dangote.com/foundation/

The following are the steps you need to follow;

1. You have to bear in mind that all applications must be done online

2. Before applying, make sure you have a clear photocopy of the requirements or rather documents listed above when we talked about the necessary requirements.

3. In order not to mix up documents when uploading, make sure the documents are named accordingly.

4. Avoid making mistakes while uploading documents.

Be patience for we shall keep you updated in case there is a new development. So keep checking this blog for more information. Drop your email address in the comment box to get notifications for free about the Fully Funded Dangote Foundation Scholarship.


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