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The Mandela Rhodes Foundation offers young leaders from across the African continent a chance to become part of Nelson Mandela’s legacy of transformative impact.

We offer a life-changing opportunity for personal growth via a prestigious postgraduate scholarship and Leadership Development Programme, for those who want to use their talents to serve Africa.

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673
scholars
36
countries
36
disciplines
20
cohorts
Explore our interactive 2022 yearbook to see these numbers brought to life!

Meet the Class of 2024

DecorationAlfateresia Mwasangama
DecorationAminata Diallo
DecorationBernard Kivuma
DecorationBrenald Dzonzi
DecorationCaitlin MacDonald
DecorationCharline Chikomo
DecorationCissé Oumar
DecorationDavid Chapoloko
DecorationDeniz Mirembe
DecorationDunga Mashilo
DecorationEmma Mederic
DecorationEmma Swart
DecorationEmma Wasonga
DecorationEsther Abel
DecorationEvaline Mamboleo
DecorationEvelyn Odhiambo
DecorationExiba Epupu Baweli
DecorationFrancisca Darkoh
DecorationFrank Uche Mike Ogwang
DecorationGrace Kathure
DecorationHannah Stevens
DecorationHellen Tesfamariam
DecorationIsatou Baldeh
DecorationIsmail Konneh
DecorationJoanna Kahumbu
DecorationKamogelo Ntsoeng
DecorationKudakwashe Foya
DecorationKudzai Mhwanga
DecorationLansana Konneh
DecorationLeslie Banyaza
DecorationLily Van Rensburg
DecorationLoveness Kimaro
DecorationMeebelo Malama
DecorationMelissa Muchiri
DecorationMonica Phiri
DecorationMoses Malebana
DecorationMunaka Munyai
DecorationNgobi Ambrose
DecorationNina Mary Kirabo
DecorationPhilip Anderson Samura
DecorationRuth Kasanga
DecorationRuth Mughogho
DecorationRuvimbo Harriet Masvosva
DecorationSakina Rashid
DecorationSibongiseni Mkhonta
DecorationSimphiwe Zondani
DecorationSophia Wabosha
DecorationSuzie Shefeni
DecorationWayne Dlodlo
DecorationYanelisa Pulani
DecorationZainab Agbolade

A Pan-African scholarship

As a Mandela Rhodes Scholar, you will meet and engage with the brighest minds from across the African continent.

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