Scholarships Available for the School of African Microfinance 2016

25 Jul 2016

The MasterCard Foundation Microfinance Scholars Program in collaboration with the School of African Microfinance (SAM) invites scholarship applications for the 12th edition of the School of African Microfinance 2016 that will take place from 5-16 September 2016 in Mombasa, Kenya.

Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals from Africa, in middle to senior management levels, who wish to apply to be considered for a scholarship, should demonstrate a passion to make greater impact. In addition, candidates should meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be in management and/or leadership levels in microfinance institutions or banks with more than seven years industry experience;
  • Microfinance consultants who have in the past provided implementation support financial institutions and are keen to increase their overall technical skills base;
  • Individuals from the financial institutions that apply different models in their service delivery e.g. savings and credit cooperatives;
  • Past scholars are not eligible to apply.

All interested and eligible individuals should send their Curriculum Vitae and completed SAM application form to [email protected] with a copy to [email protected] before 31 July 2016.