Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship- Jim Ovia Foundation is now accepting applications from suitably qualified students for their Jim Ovia Leaders Scholarship. It is a fully-funded scholarship for all students.


About the Scholarship

The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship is a partnership between the Jim Ovia Foundation and the Africa-America Institute, to educate young Africans to lead the continent.

Through our University partners, the Jim Ovia Foundation Scholarship will provide comprehensive scholarships to select high-achieving students, from under-resourced backgrounds, a full education that will provide them with the skills for a dynamic and innovation-driven career.

This scholarship is made possible through the generous philanthropy of the Jim Ovia Foundation and is currently offered through Ashesi University.

Type of Scholarship



Students must meet the following requirements:

1. Must be a citizen of an African country living in Africa.

2. Exhibit a strong academic record and penchant for high achievement.

3. Demonstrate a Financial need.

4. Present an active record of youth leadership within his/her community.

Number of Awards

Not specified

Eligible Countries

African countries

The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide the following benefits:

Comprehensive Scholarships:

The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide tuition, room and board for undergraduate study.

Career Support and Opportunities:

Scholarship recipients will receive career counselling and support while still students and also after graduation.

AAI Global Alumni Network:

Recipients of the Scholarship will graduate into one of the most prestigious alumni networks.

AAI Alumni include prominent leaders in many sectors around Africa and the Globe and include two sitting Presidents.

Scholarship recipients will be connected to this network for potential opportunities, mentorship and the ability to collectively continue towards developing the continent.

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Application Deadline

27th July 2022

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