African Fashion Foundation Roberta Annan Scholarship 2022

The African Fashion Foundation is delighted to award a Roberta Annan Scholarship to support the best emerging young fashion communication, business, and media talent from Sub-Saharan Africa, providing financial support for their higher education.

The Scholarship provides full fee remission for the Vogue Fashion Foundation Programme and the BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Industry Practice degree programme for the successful applicant.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Roberta Annan

Scholarship Type: Fee Remission

Host Institution(s): African Fashion Foundation, Africa

Scholarship Worth: Full fee remission

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality: African Students

Also Apply: McGill University McCall MacBain Scholarships 2022/2023 for Study in Canada 

DETAILS | African Fashion Foundation Roberta Annan Scholarship

This is a competitive scholarship scheme aiming to support those with the greatest financial need, talent in the relevant subject areas, and future potential.

Applications are initially for entry on to the one-year Vogue Fashion Foundation Programme. Upon successful completion of this, and a successful additional undergraduate progression interview, the student is expected to progress onto the BA (Hons) Fashion Communication & Industry Practice (2 years fast-track) undergraduate degree.

This scholarship is potential and needs based; therefore all applicants will be have to submit detailed evidence to support their financial need for the scholarship in order to progress to the next step. 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for African Fashion Foundation Roberta Annan Scholarship, applicants are expected to meet these conditions:

  • The Roberta Anan Scholarship is open to applications from nationals of the eligible Sub-Saharan African countries (below)
  • Students must be aged at least 18 years old on 1st September at the start of the academic year in which they intend to join this course. An academic year runs 1st September-31st August annually.
  • The standard entry requirements for this course are GCSE English and Maths at Grade C (4) or above, or the equivalent international qualifications. This in most cases would be one of the below:
    • Senior School Certificate Examination,
    • National Senior Certificate,
    • National Diploma with higher credits,
    • Higher National Diploma with credits

Eligible Countries:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Congo Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Côte D’Ivoire, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Keyna, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

See Also: University of Macau International Students Scholarships 2022 (Fully-Funded) 

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: If applicants feel they meet all the criteria stated above, they will need to submit the following documents and complete the initial screening via this link

  • CV that includes personal details, location, education history and any relevant work experience.
  • A copy of a valid passport
  • Copies of academic transcripts/certificates
  • 500-word personal statement
  • Pre-recorded interview video

Application Deadline: May 16, 2022

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  1. Hello.

    My Name is PraiseGod Paradise am a Nigeria 🇳🇬. 25years of age.

    I have Secondary schools certificate and I am ready to enter the university. I will love to study English Education.

    Growing up i always loved to see my usefulness in fashion art and creativity, so i went on to acquire a skill; now i am a fashion designer (dress maker). Practicing Since 2015.

    I would be so glad and grateful to take this great opportunity and bag a degree.

    Thank you.

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