Who is eligible for financial aid?

ALU Grants

Our grants apply to tuition fees only and are applied as a fee waiver to a student’s invoice only, and are not redeemable in cash. These grants hold for the duration of the minimum degree completion time and students will not be required to pay this back at any point. Please note that other costs of attending ALU will not be covered by a grant offer.

Eligibility requirements for ALU Grants

  1. Applicants must be otherwise unable to afford ALU tuition without some financial aid. Individuals must demonstrate financial need which acceptable supporting documents can verify
  2. Meet ALU admission criteria

ALU Scholarships

In partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and other external partners, ALU is proud to offer scholarships that make ALU education available to deserving individuals across the African continent. These scholarships are full-ride scholarships awarded to students who demonstrate both financial need and great potential in using the scholarship opportunity as a valuable tool in making a meaningful impact in their community.

Scholarships offered at ALU are full-ride scholarships covering full tuition and additional financial support throughout the scholars’ journey at ALU (terms and conditions may vary depending on the scholarship contract/ partnering donor). 

Please note that limited scholarships are available per intake.

Eligibility Requirements for ALU scholarships

  1. Applicants must be otherwise unable to afford ALU tuition with any other form of aid. Individuals must demonstrate financial need and socio-economic disadvantage, which acceptable supporting documents can verify. 
  2. Aged 29 and below. Individuals meeting the following descriptions are especially encouraged to apply;
    1. Female
    2. Refugees and displaced individuals
    3. Individuals with physical or learning disabilities
  3. Be academically strong with clear potential to thrive at ALU
    1. Meet ALU admission criteria
    2. Strong National Exam Scores of at least a B average
  4. Applicants must demonstrate the following qualities;
    1. Strong leadership potential 
    2. Active contributors in their communities and commitment to leverage this opportunity to give back to their communities
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