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Study in Canada: The Mike Adenuga Foundation Scholarship for African Students at Carleton University, 2018- Apply Now

Applications are invited for the Mike Adenuga Foundation Scholarship to African students for undergraduate/graduate study at Carleton University.

Application Deadline: 15th November, 2017.

Eligible Countries: All African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Canada.

About the Award: 

The Mike Adenuga Scholarship Foundation is a proudly Pan African philanthropic foundation. The main mission of the organisation is to help Nigeria and other African countries, The Mike Adenuga Foundation aims to contribute to an improved future for Nigerians and other African citizens.

To achieve this mission, the foundation intends to create and support initiatives that bring about positive change in the community and improving the lives of others. The Mike Adenuga Foundation Scholarship, valued at $250 million for the 2017/2018 academic year, is awarded annually to an outstanding international students from any African countries. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries in Africa to pursue and complete their degree program in any subject available at the Carleton University of Canada.

The aim of the Mike Adenuga Scholarship programme is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

Type: Undergraduate, Masters

Eligibility: To be eligible, candidate:

  • All Applicants must be a citizen of an African country.
  • Applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the Carleton University of Canada:
  • Ph.D. (three-year research-only degree)
  • MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree)
  • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

Value of Award: 

  • Academic development funding – from $500 to $2,000, dependent on the length of your course, to attend conferences and courses.
  • Family allowance – up to $10,120 for a first child and up to $4,320 for a second child (2016-17 rate). No funding is provided for a partner.
  • Fieldwork – you may apply to keep up to your normal maintenance allowance while on fieldwork as part of your Ph.D. (the Trust does not fund other field work costs as these should be funded by the University Composition Fee).
  • Hardship funding – for unforeseen difficulties
  • Maternity/Paternity funding – should you require it, you may apply to intermit your studies for up to 6 months and continue to receive your maintenance allowance during this time
  • Some fourth year funding for Ph.D. Scholars may be provided


  • The University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate*
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student ($14,900 for 12 months at the 2017-18 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
  • Inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge.

How to Apply:

  1. Please complete all 5 sections of the application form.
  2. Enclose with your application an essay (500-600 words) on the topic provided.
  3. Enclose with your application proof of citizenship of your Country.


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